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Student entrepreneurs are youths who start or already have their own business during their studies. The Dutch government encourages initiatives that ensure that students are able to combine their studies with building a successful business. For example, it should be possible for an entrepreneurial student to graduate while running their own business. You can approach the Centre of Entrepreneurship of your university of applied sciences or university for practical assistance and support.
In general, the rules and regulations of the Dutch government that you will have to deal with as a (starting) student entrepreneur are often the same as for other entrepreneurs.
Checklist for entrepreneurs who wish to start a business in the Netherlands.
Students who began their degree since September 2015 do not receive a grant and may earn unlimited amounts. Students who began before then may receive a reduced grant and loan depending on whether their earnings exceed a certain limit.
You must be granted limited legal capacity from a subdistrict court to be able to perform legal acts as an underage business owner.
Statistics: student entrepreneurs
Number of people aged 15 to 25 years following formal education who are self-employed professionals.