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Introduction days

Introduction days

Introduction days are a great way to explore Amsterdam and meet other students before you start your studies at the UvA.

Introduction week 2016

Choosing a programme

The UvA offers several different introduction programmes for Dutch and international students doing a Bachelor’s, Master’s or exchange programme. Once you have been admitted to the UvA, you will be invited to complete your registration online. This is when you can sign up for the introduction days.

The UvA offers both university-wide and mandatory programme-specific introduction days. Check which programme applies to you when registering.

UvA-wide introduction programmes for:

  • Exchange Bachelor's students


    ISN Introduction


    This introduction programme is organised by the International Student Network Amsterdam and gives exchange students at the UvA and the AUAS the chance to get to know the city and experience both hits cultural highlights and night life. More information

  • Pre-Master's and Master's students


    Master's Introduction Day


    International Master's students can join this introduction day to become acquainted with the university, the city and your fellow students. The programme will also help you prepare for your studies and make the most of your time at the UvA. More information

Coaches (coaching is temporarily unavailable due to Covid-19)

Are you already studying at the UvA? This is your chance to relive the introduction programme as a coach! The ISN is currently looking for Dutch and international students to take part in the various programmes as coaches.