4TU Career Special (edition #3)

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ADVERTORIAL

The municipality of The Hague has it all As a TU student you might not consider working for a municipality. However, the work which is conducted within the municipality, is challenging and it is of imperative importance for society which makes the municipality of The Hague an interesting place to work.

The Hague is working tirelessly on

add 20.000 houses and 600.000 acres

Will you help us accomplish our goals?

creating the best future for the city,

of other facilities. We are adding a small

Have we sparked your interest? Or

its residents and its international

municipality within the busiest part of

are you simply interested in the other

visitors. Millions of euros are spent

our city, while making sure it can still

projects we are currently working on?

each year on projects that improve

function properly. It is a challenging

Then follow the QR code and let us tell

safety, accessi­bility and habitability.

task, but vital for our city and its future.

you more!

A massive project was Victory Boogie

The Hague is a unique city. It houses all

Woogietunnel. This almost two kilo­

branches of the government, the city

meters long tunnel was predominantly

has the most NGO’s in the Netherlands,

created underground and gives the

13 kilometers of shoreline and even

city a new connection to its highway

the royal family has made The Hague

­system. When it comes to mobility,

their home. Moreover, The Hague is a

we are also building towards a better

vibrant and busy city and almost all the

­public transportation system with

work we do and projects we initiate are

Lightrail. Furthermore, we are experi-

very tangible. By working for us you will

menting with smart mobility, extra bike

always be involved in the most impor-

lanes and new parking regulations.

tant, challenging, and fun projects!

SPATIAL DEVELOPMENT The city expects a growth of 100.000 inhabitants by 2040. As we are enclosed by the sea and other cit26

ies, expansion is not an option, and we need to find the best possible solution. This is why we have several Spatial Development Programmes. For instance, in the Central Innovation District, our economic heart, which houses a university, several NGO’s, governmental branches and various other businesses and start-ups. Within this vibrant part of the city, we aim to

FUN FACTS - WE ARE ONE OF THE GREENEST CITIES IN EUROPE WITH MORE THAN 111.000 ACRES OF DUNES, FORESTS, AND CITY PARKS. - THE HAGUE IS INTERNATIONALLY KNOWN AS THE CITY OF JUSTICE & PEACE AND THE SECOND UN CITY OF THE WORLD. - WE ARE ONE OF THE MOST ETHNICALLY AND CULTURALLY DIVERSE CITIES IN THE COUNTRY.


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