International Welcome Event

Please note: The Sunday programme isn’t mandatory and this is not the official opening, which takes place on Monday.

On Sunday, 19 August, we are organising an International Welcome Event especially for international students, who have just arrived in the Netherlands. During this day you can pick up essential items for the week, such as a Dutch SIM-card and an OV-Chipcard. ESN Rotterdam will be there during the day to give information about living and studying in the Netherlands, as well as answering your questions. There will also be some Dutch games you can play together with other international students to get to know each other!

The programme of the day is as follows:

11.30 - 12.00Arrival
12.00 - 14.30Information Market & Dutch Games
14.30 - 17.30Welcome Drink at Cafe In de Smitse

The Information Market and Dutch Games will take place at the Theil building. You can follow the permanent signs on the campus to find this building.


If you booked a ticket including overnight stay, you can sleep on the campus starting Sunday evening. You can drop off your baggage at the Information Market, look for “Baggage drop off” sign there.

Once you bought a ticket to the Eurekaweek, you will receive an e-mail explaining how you can sign up for this day.