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Introduction programme

Before the start of the academic there will be a compulsory introduction for all incoming international students.

28 August 2023
Festivities in and about the city of Groningen – Bommen Berend
30 August 2023
Faculty of Law Introduction for incoming law students (mandatory) and registration for non-EU (visa etc.)
31 August 2023
University introduction programme (mandatory) for all incoming international students
31 August and/or 1 September 2023
Faculty of Law (mandatory) induction sessions (where we will discuss your course selection)
4 September 2023
Start of lectures (Fall semester)
1 February 2024
University introduction programme (mandatory) for all incoming international students (Spring semester)
2 February 2024
Faculty of Law introduction for incoming exchange students 2nd semester (spring semester)
5 February 2024
Start of lectures (Spring semester)

Part of the introduction programme is the official University of Groningen Welcoming Ceremony, with an information market where organisations such as the municipality, bank, student associations etc. will be present.

In addition, a Law Faculty introduction session is held, with afterwards an informal drink or lunch to get to know each other.

At the beginning of each semester ESN wil organise an Introduction Weekend for international students in Groningen. More information can be found on the ESN website.

Last modified:03 April 2023 10.57 a.m.