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Are you planning to start your Master’s or Pre-Master's programme at the UvA in the upcoming academic year? Get in Touch! On this page, you'll find information about the programme and how to get your ticket.


Get in Touch 2024 takes place on Wednesday, 21 and Thursday, 22 August. We have two days full of events and activities lined up for you. Don’t worry, there will be plenty of time to relax!


Get to know the city of Amsterdam, the university and last but certainly not least, your fellow students. This two-day event is the UvA’s general Master’s Introduction, organised to connect students from all faculties.

Invitation, registration and tickets

From 27 June 2024 onward, we start sending out invitations. If you are a new student at the UvA, you will receive yours via email after you have been conditionally admitted to your Master's or Pre-Master's programme. This email will include your personal registration link.


An official welcome

Wednesday morning, 21 August 2024

Start your adventure with this festive opening to your introduction day, where you will be welcomed by UvA representatives. Meet your fellow students and admire Amsterdam’s most beautiful film theatre!

Events throughout the city

Wednesday afternoon, 21 August 2024

Join us for "Amsterdam Muse-see!", a fun museum day tailored for students like you! Gather your peers from your faculty and embark on an enriching afternoon to a museum connected to your field of study.

Spark! Workshop day

Thursday morning and afternoon, 22 August 2024

Choose one of our innovative workshops that will challenge your mind, spark your imagination, and invigorate your spirit. Whether you're passionate about the arts, sports, sustainability or your future career, there's something for everyone at Spark.

Dance the Night Away at ‘de Melkweg’

Thursday evening, 22 August 2024
22:00-02:00 CEST

Chat with your new friends at café MILK and show your moves on the dancefloor with our DJs!

Fun additions to the programme will be posted here soon. Keep an eye on this webpage!

Get in Touch App

A lot of digital content will be available to you in our app. It will help you to get to know the university, as well as Amsterdam itself! From tips about where best to hang out, to find the most amazing art or where to head for a drink, to information about the facilities of the UvA, such as the library and study places.

Faculty introduction day(s)

In addition to Get in Touch, your faculty organises a mandatory introduction. It focuses on practical study information, and is a great opportunity to meet your fellow students, staff and teachers of your faculty.

You will receive an invitation for this particular faculty introduction from your own study programme.


If you have any questions about Get in Touch, the UvA’s general Introduction, you can e-mail us at

For questions about the programme of the faculty’s introduction, contact your education desk via the contact details on their programme page.

  • General terms & conditions for participants at UvA Get in Touch

    Article 1 – General provisions

    1.1. General terms and conditions are the terms and conditions that apply to admission to and participation in the events organized by the University of Amsterdam for Get Iin Touch which are open and accessible to participants.
    1.2. The University of Amsterdam is defined in these terms and conditions as the employees of Student Services of the University of Amsterdam who organise Get In Touch.
    1.3. A Get In Touch participant is defined in these terms and conditions as any student or prospective student on a degree programme at the University of Amsterdam who has registered as a Get In Touch participant.
    1.4. An event is defined in these terms and conditions as any activity organised by the University of Amsterdam that is open and accessible to Get In Touch participants.
    1.5. Registration fees cannot be refunded after 10 August 2023, two weeks prior to Get In Touch, regardless of the circumstances.

    Article 2 – Admission

    2.1. E-tickets or any other types of entry ticket are non-refundable.
    2.2. Get In Touch participants may be granted admission to events on presentation of their e-ticket, supplied  by the University of Amsterdam.
    2.3. If an event for Get In Touch participants does not take place, Get In Touch participants shall not be entitled to any refund, in whole or in part, of Get In Touch registration fees.
    2.4. The right to gain admission to an event shall lapse if it is decided by or on behalf of the University of Amsterdam that the maximum number of people for the event has been reached.
    2.5. Get In Touch participants must show their e-ticket for events to the University of Amsterdam, security officers, and bar staff when first requested.

    Article 3 – Other obligations

    3.1. Get In Touch participants may not bring glassware, cans, fireworks, firearms, weapons, dangerous objects, drugs, or drinks, alcoholic or otherwise, to the place where an event is taking place.
    3.2. Get In Touch participants must comply, during events, with rules and instructions issued by the University of Amsterdam, the operators of the area where the event is taking place, security officers, the fire brigade, and other authorised parties. Any Get In Touch participant who does not comply with rules or instructions, or who causes danger, is drunk, or behaves in a threatening or violent manner, may be denied entry to the event.
    3.3. Get In Touch participants must lend their full cooperation to body searches by security officers when entering an event.
    3.4. Get In Touch participants must observe smoking bans in force at events.
    3.5. Get In Touch participants must prove their identities during events when first requested by any of the persons or parties mentioned in paragraph 2. This is to enable said persons and parties to meet their legal obligations in relation to events, including that of not supplying alcoholic beverages to persons under the age of eighteen.
    3.6. Get In Touch participants who are younger than eighteen may not purchase or consume alcoholic beverages at events organised by the University of Amsterdam.
    3.7. Without the express permission of the University of Amsterdam, Get In Touch participants may not carry out promotional activities at or during events, regardless of whether such activities are commercial or non-profit in nature.

    Article 4 – Force majeure

    4.1. In the event of force majeure in the broadest sense of the term, including but not limited to illness or cancellation by an artist, late or non-delivery of goods or services, strikes, fire, weather conditions, authorised orders or instructions etc, the University of Amsterdam shall be entitled to postpone an event to a later time or date, or to cancel it altogether.

    Article 5 – Liability and damage

    5.1. The University of Amsterdam is liable for direct damage sustained by any Get In Touch participant and which is directly and solely the consequence of failure attributable to the University of Amsterdam. Compensation is payable only for damage against which the University of Amsterdam is insured and which is paid out by the insurance company.
    5.2. Any Get In Touch participant who, on the occasion of the event, including the setting up and taking down thereof, causes, no matter how, any damage to other visitors to the event, employees or property of the University of Amsterdam or third parties hired by the University of Amsterdam, to the event location and equipment, and to any property related to the event at the location of the event, shall be liable for said damage. Get In Touch participants shall indemnify the University of Amsterdam from all liability claims by third parties regarding damage for which an Get In Touch participant is liable pursuant to this provision.

    Article 6 – Intellectual property rights

    6.1. The University of Amsterdam has the right to take photographs and make film recordings on the occasion of an event for promotional publicity purposes. By entering the location of an event, Get In Touch participants give their permission to the University of Amsterdam to publish such material.
    6.2. The University of Amsterdam shall ensure the availability of the agreed services, and shall take every reasonable effort to offer optimum availability thereof. The University of Amsterdam depends on the cooperation and services of, and supplies from, third parties, and is therefore expressly unable to guarantee that every service will be available.