We’ve got an awesome choice for you: Amsterdam!
This cosmopolitan City is really awesome! On a social level, you can be assured that socializing would never be an issue! You won’t have the language barrier as 75% of the Dutch speak English, and they are well-known for being super friendly, as it welcomes over 90,000 international students every year, so you will definitely find yourself in a rich melting pot without feeling stereotyped.
You will always find something to meet your interest, whether it is culture, history, nightlife, arts, etc. If you are an Artsy person, you need to visit the famous museums in the city like the Rijksmuseum, Van Gogh Museum, Anne Frank Museum and many more artistic attractions. As for the shopping lovers, it would be interesting to visit Amsterdam’s famous markets like Dappermarkt that sells the usual market fodder and plenty of inexpensive clothes, the Albert Cuypmarkt which is Amsterdam’s largest general market, and don’t forget the fascinating Bloemenmarkt (Flower Market)!
The Dutch capital is also famous for its picturesque buildings and the beautiful canals, so when it comes to the transportation, get ready for biking since it is a way of life there! The reason why traffic and pollution are partially limited. So you can forget about the gym, and enjoy the peaceful scenery including the green parks to bring more positive vibes!
You will get in the skin of a traveler for a while as it is the perfect base for exploring Europe! Paris and Berlin are just one-hour flight! You can also opt for a few hours in the train with its direct access to France, Belgium and Germany, and all of this within a very affordable budget!
“It takes the 5th position in the safe city index & top 10th happiest nations according to research:
Amsterdammers come out as among the happiest people in the world!”
Not only Amsterdam scored high in many categories but in education as well. One of the top Universities in the Netherland: The University of Amsterdam!
It is a modern university, and the third oldest in the Netherlands, ranking 55th overall in the QS world university rankings in 2016, making it the highest ranked Dutch university on the list. Some of her most notable Alumni were 6 noble laureates and 5 prime ministers of the Netherlands.
It is one of the largest research universities in Europe, offering 150 English taught degree programs, and regrouping 7 faculties: Humanities, social and behavioral sciences, economics and business, science, law, medicine and dentistry.
And if you are worried about your accommodation, the university offers affordable accommodation spread throughout the city. It could be apartment style housing in the city center and other areas, all located within few minutes by bike ride!
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