Introduction Days

The best way to start your study period in Tilburg!

Registration Days: 16th & 17th of August

On the Registration Days, your I*ESN mentors will pick you up from the train station “Tilburg Universiteit” between 9:00 and 19:00. The mentors will bring you to the university to register and then to your accommodation.

During the Registration Days you will:

  • Receive an Academic information package from Tilburg University
  • Receive the I*ESN Welcome Package which contains a free simcard, our Survival Guide, our Event Calendar and much more!
  • Have the chance to subscribe for I*ESN membership and enjoy discounts right away!
  • Be able to subscribe for our Introduction Camp and Pub Crawl!
  • Possibility to buy a bike, get a Dutch bank account and receive the keys to your accommodation.

You can get some more information on registration days here

Missed the registration days? View our Survival Guide for students here!

Free City Tour: 18th of August 2018

Join us as our Buddies and Mentors will take you on a tour around the city of Tilburg. We’ll take you to all of Tilburg’s highlights and must-know places such as the Piushaven, Spoorzone but also the police station and the center.

Afterwards, we’ve got a pizza party at our place.

More details can be found here

TOP Week: 20th – 24th of August 2018

TOP Week is the big introduction week in Tilburg and for most students the start of their study period in Tilburg. For TOP Week 2018, I*ESN is organising a trip around the world. Together with your I*ESN mentors and buddies you will have a daytime program, filled with fun, serious and practical events, and in the evenings we organise parties at Carpe Noctem in the city centre.

Check out our events page on Facebook for more details.

I*ESN Introduction Camp: 31st of August – 2nd of September 2018

The perfect way to introduce yourself to your mentor or buddy and your new internationally minded groups is by joining us all on Intro-camp. We take you away by bus to the Dutch countryside along with over 100 students all new to Tilburg and take part in fun and games on a Dutch cow farm. Accommodation, transportation, food and activities are all included in the €45 members price (€55 for non-members).

In the meantime, don’t forget to join the Facebook group we created especially for you!

If you have any question regarding your arrival, or above described events, please contact Piet at

TOP Week Afternoon Program

During the TOP Week I*ESN is taking you on a trip around the world. We’ll show you 4 different regions and all they have to offer. So sit back, buckle up and have a nice trip!

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