Orientation Day

Welcome to the UU Orientation page. It is essential that you get the best preparation when you are about to start your programme at Utrecht University. Therefore, we invite you to take part in the Orientation. Mark your calendar! Saturday 1 February the Orientation will take place.


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 the Orientation!

  • Meet your fellow International and Dutch students.
    You will be placed in a group of approximately 15 to 20 new students. A perfect way to start making new friends! Two experienced second year students, Dutch with exchange experience or International, will acts as guides. They will take you to the various events and answer all your questions.
  • Get acquainted with your faculty and/or programme.
    Learn more about your faculty and education programme when you attend your faculty introduction.
  • Get first-hand experience with Dutch Student Life.
    You will get the opportunity to talk to different student associations and maybe even join one of them!

Stay up to date

Follow the Orientation on Facebook to get regular updates about the Orientation and download the “Welcome to Utrecht” app in the Play Store and Apple Store for more information on all topics concerning your arrival to the Netherlands.