Michele finished his Master's degree in Computer Engineering in April 2015 and was looking for an international experience. We helped him to find a perfect opportunity in Embedded Development in Eindhoven, The Netherlands. As you can see from the picture above, he is enjoying himself. Keep reading to find out how the process of relocation was and tips on life in The Netherlands.
How was the process of moving from Italy to The Netherlands?
Moving to a new country always requires a lot of stuff to do, but when you move to The Netherlands there are a lot of people and facilities that help you in the process. Everything is explained in plenty of detail, and almost everyone in The Netherlands is able to speak English.
As an expat how much do you feel at home in the city of Eindhoven?
Netherlands is a country where the intergration of different cultures has become a reality. You never feel like a stranger, but always as a part of the city where you live.
Are you able to make the most of your spare time? What activities do you like doing in Eindhoven?
I usually go out on my bike during my spare time, and I also enjoy doing sport. Eindhoven is a city with a lot of parks, trees and green areas. Evenings and weekends also offer a lot of events to join for all the young people that live in the city.
What still surprise you about Eindhoven?
Eidhoven is a city full of young people and expats coming from countries all over the world, and they are all able to coexist together in a way I have never seen in other places.
What tips and advice would you give someone who's moving to The Netherlands?
Just take a bike with you, and you will be able to move everywhere around the city :)
"Not every day may be good, but there is something good in every day."
Good luck to you and your bike in The Netherlands, Michele!
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