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Start Your Studies: Kick-off event Theology and Religious Studies

When:We 29-08-2018 13:00 - 16:00
Where:Faculty of Theology and Religious Studies, Oude Boteringestraat 38

The Faculty of Theology and Religious Studies organizes a Start Your Studies Event for all it's new Master's degree students and exchange students on Wednesday 29 August 2018. You will receive an invitation from the Faculty. On this day, you will receive information on the electives in your programme; you can register for these during the event. In addition, we will give important instructions about our computer and study facilities, so it is highly recommended that you attend. Plus it's the best way to get to know your fellow students and lecturers and learn all about finding your way around the faculty building.


1.30 p.m. Walk-in with coffee and tea
1.45 p.m. Word of welcome
1.50 p.m. Studying at our Faculty
2.00 p.m. Introduction of student mentors & guided tour
2.30 p.m. Presentations student advisor
2.45 p.m. Presentation of computer facilities, Nestor, and Progress
3.00 p.m.

Meeting the MA coordinators:

- Religion and Cultural Heritage
- Religion and Pluralism
- Religion, Conflict, and Globalization
- Religion, Health, and Wellbeing

Meeting for Exchange Students

3.45 p.m. Introduction Study Association Gerardus van der Leeuw
4.00 p.m. Registration course units & drinks

Other Introduction Events

Opening Academic Year faculty of Theology and Religious Studies: 5 September

On 5 September, the Faculty welcomes a special guest: Mrs. Susanna terstal, currently Ambassador on behalf of the Kingdom of the Netherlands in Iran. You can ask her questions during a College Tour. Afterwards, you can join the official Opening of the Academic Year of our Faculty, in which Mrs. Terstal will give a lecture. During the opening and drinks afterwards, you cabn meet fellow students and all the lecturers of the Faculty. Registration is necessary as there are limited seats available!

Welcoming Ceremony University of Groningen: 30 August

The University organizes an official Welcoming Ceremony for all new international guests on Thursday 30 August 2018. All new international students should receive an invitation from the University.

During the Welcoming Ceremony of the University, all new international students will be addressed by distinguished speakers such as the mayor and the president of the university in Groningen's famous Martini Church. Also, an information fair will take place where students will be introduced to whatever the university and the city have to offer in terms of sports and cultural facilities, international student associations and much more! We will end the day in celebration of your arrival with live music, DJ's and VJ's during a big Welcoming PARTY in the Oosterpoort.

Introduction Week ESN: 31 August - 5 September

ESN Groningen is the biggest international student organisation in Groningen that organises more than 150 social, cultural, travel, career and sport activities throughout the year! Make sure to join the biggest event, the ESN Introduction Week from August 31 – September 5 2018! Joining this week is the perfect kick-off for your study abroad, the chance to make new friends and discover the ins and outs of Groningen! Buy your tickets here and join the Facebook group ESN Fall Semester and add our mascot George as friend to get invited to all activities. To stay up to date check out the ESN Website , Facebook and Instagram !

KEI-week: 13 - 17 augustus

And why not come to Groningen two weeks earlier and join the general introduction programme for all new students in Groningen, called the KEI-week? During this week you will be placed in an international KEI-group with about 12 to 15 other new students. Half of the students in your group will be Dutch and the other half comes from abroad. During the KEI-week you can visit information markets and get into contact with all the fraternities and student societies. You will have a taste of the cultural and sporting facilities that Groningen has to offer and get to know new people. So the KEI-week is the key (KEI) to your future!

> Visit the KEI-website

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