Make It Here

Online marketing and personal development course for newcomers in Amsterdam. Get allround certified in just 8 weeks and close that gap towards your future career.

The program

We teach practical online marketing skills and offer guidance for finding an internship. Our focus lies on your personal and professional development.

Get Certified

Earn the industry standard certificates for Google Analytics and Adwords.


Become the person you want to be, with help of our partner Sumsumma.

Find an internship

Start your professional life in the Netherlands as an online marketing intern.

Application closed

Our current group graduates on 31st of August. Subscribe to our newsletter for updates and new courses.


Just want to help?


Help us with the administrative side or support the students with coaching and training.


Donate funds, laptops,
software or educational material.


Do you know someone who might want
to help us or has an internship opportunity?

Get in touch with us via hello[at] or 020 – 763 00 60

About us


We empower newcomers to The Netherlands to kickstart their professional life, by handing the right tools and teaching practical skills in online marketing.
Through leverage of knowledge, network and our own experiences as entrepreneurs we aim to close the gap between arriving as a refugee and finding sustainable employment as a ‘Nieuwe Nederlander’.


Nick Aldewereld


Get in Touch

Would you like to help out or do you have an inquiry?
We’d love to hear from you.


Monday – Friday 9am – 5pm

Saturday closed

Sunday closed


Address H.J.E. Wenckebachweg 48, Amsterdam

Phone 020 – 763 00 60

Email hello[at]


Make It Here is located in Lola Lik, a creative breeding ground located in the administrative building of the old Bijlmer prison. You can get there easily by foot, bike, car or public transport. Free parking outside.

By public transport: Take the metro to station Spaklerweg. Exit on the side of the H.J.E. Wenckebachweg and you’ll see signs for ‘Lola Lik’.

By bike: Go to the Spaklerweg and take the tunnel to H.J.E. Wenckebachweg. Go around the AZC, the student housing until you reach an intersection. Take a right here, go past Bajesdorp and you’ll see a parking garage. Lola Lik is in the next 50 meters.