English Language Media in Amsterdam

Information about the local and international English-language print and broadcast media that is available to you if you live in Amsterdam...

Radio in Amsterdam

Local radio in the Netherlands is mostly in Dutch.

  • For comprehensive listing of the available FM stations: Click here (while the broadcast may be in Dutch, much of the music played will be familiar)

Radio Netherlands can be listened to nationwide and broadcasts many items including news programmes in English. The website (in English) has news items and details of English language broadcasts.

Radio International presents a weekly radio show for expatriates and English-speaking internationals. The three-hour show is broadcast on 106.8FM or 106.4FM on Wednesdays 20:00-22:00. It is available to listen to on the internet from 22:00-23:00 (CET).

English Breakfast: Radio breakfast show for Amsterdam’s international community. It broadcasts Dutch and international news, sport and weather as well as music, interviews and cultural information. Broadcast live 07:00-09:00 Monday to Friday on 99.4FM and 104.6FM and via the internet.

Print Publications

Newspapers:

  • Amsterdam Weekly: Free weekly newspaper with stories about city life and guide to arts and culture. It is available from 650 locations around Amsterdam and online
  • The Amsterdam Times: A weekly newspaper covering Dutch news and culture. It is available by subscriptions or from newsstands, shops and cafes

Magazines:

  • Rush on Amsterdam: Seasonal magazine with Amsterdam news and cultural information. Subscriptions taken via the website. It is available in most 2 and 3 star hotels in Amsterdam
  • Amsterdo: Free community newspaper with local news, features, events and opinions.
  • Foam Magazine: Quarterly international photography magazine published by Foam Fotografiemuseum Amsterdam and Vandejong Communications