Orientation programme

We look forward to seeing you at our Warm Welcome event. It is essential that you get the best preparation when you are about to start your programme at Utrecht University. The next Warm Welcome will be held on Friday 3 February and Saturday 4 February 2023.

Why participate in the Orientation?

The events of the Orientation are specially designed for international students who are new to the city and the University. This way you will get a quick and fun introduction to your new environment.

Not convinced? Here are some more reasons why you should join:

  • Meet your fellow international students!
    You will be placed in a group of approximately 10 to 20 new students. A perfect way to start making new friends! An experienced second year student, Dutch with exchange experience or international, will act as guide.
  • Get to know Utrecht, Utrecht University and learn more about Dutch culture
    During the programme, we will host a number of events and activities designed to help you get better acquainted with the university as well as learn more about the Dutch culture through interactive workshops, sessions and activities
  • Get help with practical matters
    During the Orientation Days, you can also find information about the practical matters that need to be arranged, such as public transport, insurance and signing up at the municipality.


Orientation Day