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These are the slides to Michiel Linskens's presentation on "Utrecht region – highly attractive for living, working and leisure" at Expatica's International Job Fair on Saturday, 5 April 2014.

These are the slides to Michiel Linskens's presentation on "Utrecht region – highly attractive for living, working and leisure" at Expatica's International Job Fair on Saturday, 5 April 2014.

Utrecht region is named by the European Commission as most competitive region. In the presentation not only the assets of the region will be presented, also major institutions and companies will be introduced, including their need for new employees.

For more information on the province of Utrecht, please click go to https://www.provincie-utrecht.nl/algemene-onderdelen/serviceblok/english/ .

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Province of Utrecht,  Michiel Linskens: Utrecht region – highly attractive for living, working and leisure Province of Utrecht, Michiel Linskens: Utrecht region – highly attractive for living, working and leisure Presentation Transcript

  • Michael Linskens, sr policy advisor, Province of Utrecht - April 5, 2014 Highly attractive for living, working and leisure Utrecht Region
  • The national hub of highways, railways and digital network
  • 8 million people within 1 hour in Utrecht View slide
  • 29 minutes by train from Schiphol Airport (4th airport of EU) View slide
  • 43% of the labor force has university degree
  • Wonderful nature and culture in close proximity
  • 177 spoken languages average 3 per person
  • Within 30 minutes all degrees of housing in safe environment
  • International School Utrecht
  • International School Utrecht  First international school in Utrecht region  Open since August 2012  120 scholars, 25 nationalities  Age of scholars: 4 - 14 year  Parents working at  University Utrecht  University Medical Center Utrecht  Larger and small companies  Next year: grade 9 class open  20 teachers (New Zealand, Ireland, UK, Spain, Australia, Italy, Holland)  Dutch  Spanish  English  Humanities  Science  Drama  Visual Art  Gym
  • Over 250 historical sites
  • Most competitive European region according to EC (2011, 2013)
  • Business services Health Higher education Infrastructure Innovation Labour market Institutions Macroeconomic stability Market size Professional education Technology Most competitive European region: 11 dimensions
  • Health
  • Higher education/lifelong learning
  • Excellent university – founded 1636 Shanghai Ranking of World Universities  1st in the Netherlands  a shared 13th place in Europe  a shared 52nd place in the world  12 Nobel Prize winners and 14 Spinoza Laureates (from 1995 - 2013) Gerard ‘t Hooft and Martinus Veldman
  •  29,755 students (2012)  6,255 are 1st year students  1,537 are students from abroad  1,224 are exchange students from 118 countries  5,106 staff members (excluding Faculty of Medicine)  male/female ratio of 52/48  Approx. 95,000 alumni  Budget: 761 million euro  Faculties  Humanities  Law, Economics and Governance  Geosciences  Social and Behavioural Sciences  Science  Medicine / University Medical Centre Utrecht (UMC Utrecht)  Veterinary Medicine Key figures
  • Labour market
  • Infrastructure
  • Professional education
  • Macroeconomic stability
  • 25 2525 Focus Areas  Healthy living (care & medical, life sciences)  Green economy (various sectors)  Smart services (ownership  usage) Dominant sectors  business services  knowledge-intensive services Growth areas  creative industry  life sciences  sustainability Economic Board Utrecht (EBU) a unique cooperation between business communities, authorities, knowledge and social institutes to further strengthen the regional economy and spur innovations
  • Top Ten EU regions on the RCI 2013
  • University Medical Center Utrecht (UMC) http://www.werkenbijumcutrecht.nl/international/Pages/Research-at-UMC-Utrecht.aspx
  • SKF Engineering & Research Centre SKF Group is the leading global supplier of products, solutions and services within rolling bearings, seals, mechatronics, services and lubrication systems. Services include technical support, maintenance services, condition monitoring and training. Looking for persons with an academic background in  Engineering  Mechanical Engineering  Physics  Mathematics  Chemistry I  CT related subjects
  • A wide range of leading and innovative companies and institutions