About AcademicTransfer

AcademicTransfer is the platform for a career in research and academia in the Netherlands. For every researcher - from starter to senior - and in every sector. 

AcademicTransfer supports you in:

  • finding your research job
    As a scientist looking for a job in the Netherlands, you have come to the right place. On AcademicTransfer, you'll find research jobs in higher education, university medical centers, research institutes, governmental institutions and the industry.

  • discovering your future career path
    What career opportunities do you have as a researcher in the Netherlands? In our community AcademicsConnected, you can explore career paths within and outside academia. Read stories from other researchers, do a self-assessment and get prepared for your next step.

  • getting to know the Netherlands
    When you consider moving to the Netherlands for your career, you would like to get to know our country and habits. Visit FactCards, our guide for international academics, and learn more about arriving, living, studying, working and doing research in the Netherlands.  

Planning your next career step gets easier with a personal AcademicTransfer account. Learn more about the benefits of an account.


AcademicTransfer is the not-for-profit cooperative of Dutch knowledge institutions: 14 research universities, 5 university medical centers and the top institutes KNAW and NWO. Together we are committed to reaching the world's best scientists and getting them interested in a career in the Netherlands.


Get in touch with Master's students, PhD candidates, postdocs, scientists and researchers. Post your vacancy on AcademicTransfer.