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Program Introduction Exchange

To make a good start with your studies in Tilburg, the Study Abroad & Exchange Team organizes a mandatory Program Introduction on Monday January 24th 2022 for Spring 2022 exchange students. Over several sessions, you will receive all the information you need to start your semester as an exchange student at Tilburg University. This Program Introduction will be fully held on campus, whilst taking note of the governmental measures.

Schedule of the Program Introduction

The times of the Program Introduction can still change slightly, but below you can already find the program of the Program Introduction for incoming exchange students!  

Time

Activity

9.30 - 10:00

Tilburg University Kick Off

10:00 - 10:30

Official Welcome

Study Abroad and Exchange Team

10:45 - 11:45

Principles of Academic Communication

11:45 - 13:00

Lunch

13:00 - 17:15

Workshop Academic and Cultural Preparations

Library Tour

Dutch Language Course

  • Official Welcome and Study Abroad & Exchange Team
    During this meeting we will officially welcome you as an exchange student to Tilburg University. Moreover, the Study Abroad and Exchange Team will provide you with all important academic information that you need to make your exchange as successful as possible.
  • Principles of Academic Communication
    During your studies you will have to work on a great many written assignments. Therefore an introduction to academic writing skills will be very useful. Tilburg University has a very strict policy on academic fraud. You will be taught how to refer properly to academic literature and to avoid plagiarism.
  • Workshop Academic and Cultural Preparation
    This workshop helps students to create awareness of the role of values and norms in an intercultural academic setting and gives them Tilburg University specific information in this regard. Students will identify some of their own values in relation to others and values prevalent in Dutch culture. Students will gain information about academics in the Netherlands and develop strategies for navigating cultural differences in an academic setting.
  • Dutch Language and Culture
    During this session, you will learn your first Dutch words. The Tilburg University Language Center will teach you some basic Dutch expressions that you can use in everyday conversations with locals.
  • Library Tour 
    Our librarians will guide you through Tilburg University’s library and show you their part of  our campus.