Introduction activities

Faculty orientation activities academic year/fall semester

The faculty orientation activities normally start on the Thursday/ Friday before the start of the lectures or on the first day (Monday) of your academic year/ semester. Faculty introduction activities are mandatory (unless the exception is explicitly stated in the planning).

For the academic year 2018-2019 (first semester) the faculty orientation activities are planned on the 30th of August and the 31st of August Below you see a more detailed planning of the faculty introduction activities.

A map of campus Woudestein can be downloaded here.





August 30




 09:00 - 11:00M2-03General faculty introduction


11:00 - 11:30 Meeting the buddies & check your enrollment in the C-hall
 11:30 Campus tour / lunch
 13:00 - 16:00T15-12Walk-in question hours
 15:00Polak 1-07

Programme specific introduction of International Public Management and Policy

August 31

 10:00 T3-01 

Programme specific introduction of Management of Governance Networks


Programme specific introduction of

  • Human Learning and Performance
  • Educational Sciences

Programme specific introduction of

  • Brain and Cognition
  • Clinical Psychology
  • Positive Organisational Psychology

This introduction may be subject to change. Please make sure you are present at 09.00 sharp on the 30th and bring rain coats in case of bad weather.


  • Governance of Migration and Diversity has a different programme on August 31. You have already received an email from your programme with more information.
  • The programme specific introduction for Politcs and Society is on September 5. You have already received an email from your programme with more information.

Orientation programmes organised by EUR

Besides the mandatory orientation activities by the faculty and the programmes, Erasmus University Rotterdam also offers several other orientation programmes and highly recommends to participate in at least some of them. Most of these events take place in August. The general introduction activities organised by the central level of the university are not mandatory.

Please click here for a complete overview of orientation programmes organised by EUR.