One of the best things to experience when you’re in an unfamiliar environment is friendly people. Fortunately, the Dutch people are open, welcoming and don’t hesitate to engage when they pass you on the street. In addition, it seems that almost everyone in the Netherlands speaks English. You’ll hear it on the streets, on the bus and in the grocery store. You will most definitely hear it spoken in the university areas and even in the workplace. Typically, if you are attempting to have a conversation with someone who is speaking Dutch, and they sense that you are struggling, they will almost always switch over seamlessly to English.
Of course, it’s quite a big step to move away from your home country in order to find work abroad. Here’s some Q&A, which can help you get started.