Online Registration Day: Spring 2021
During our online Registration Day on Friday January 22nd, we will welcome you and give you a number of online services to make sure you have a pleasant and a well prepared start in Tilburg. If you plan to travel to Tilburg in January, we advise you to arrive during this day in order to benefit from the travel assistance we offer as well (if corona measures permit).
What to expect?
Because of the current corona measures, we unfortunately are not able to organize the Registration Day in our regular format on campus. Therefore, the offered services are online and include live chats and online sessions via ZOOM. We also offer travel assistance to Tilburg when you arrive at Schiphol or Eindhoven airport.
When? Friday January 22nd, 2021
What time? Any time between 9:00 a.m. and 6:00 p.m. Central European Time (CET)
On this page, we provide you with all kinds of activities and services that will contribute to a relaxed and organized start to your stay. You can also read more information that could come in handy.
Travel and stay safe with the latest COVID-19 update
What to do if you arrive after January 22 (if applicable)
Arrange a temporary place to stay (if applicable)
Payment in installments (only for degree students)
But first: start with your registration
- Register your presence at Tilburg University ONLY and as soon as you have arrived in Tilburg
- Please fill out our online form in order to indicate you have been arrived safe and sound
- After registration you can find information on this webpage in order to have a pleasant and a well prepared start
Activities on Registration Day
On Friday January 22nd, 2021, we offer several services and activities (all day). Make use of our travel assistance to Tilburg, ask your questions during live chats (via ZOOM) with our employees and follow live sessions from our partners to get a taste of student life in Tilburg.
Travel (assistance) to Tilburg
Live chat with your Study Abroad & Exchange Coordinator
Live chat with your International Admissions Coordinator
Live chat about immigration, housing and insurances
Live sessions on student life
Also download our brochures
With useful information on everything you need to know when studying in Tilburg:
Things to arrange
Accommodation for international students
Finding accommodation is one of the most important things to arrange. Please note that we cannot guarantee housing, and it’s your own responsibility to find a room. All information and assistance regarding (temporary) housing for international students is provide by our Housing Office.
As an international student you need to arrange several practical matters to assure yourself of an untroubled stay in the Netherlands, including the immigration formalities. Our Immigration Team will guide you through the procedure and everything you need to arrange.
Money matters: opening a Dutch bank account
In order to assist you with opening a Dutch bank account, Tilburg University has made an agreement with ABN AMRO bank, which is one of the most popular banks in the Netherlands and is conveniently located in Tilburg. The Student Package offered by ABN AMRO is free of charge for international students.
Healthcare and liability insurance
When living in the Netherlands, you must, by law, have appropriate health insurance. We strongly recommend that you have the appropriate liability and travel insurance as well. Organizing these insurances is your own responsibility, but we have set out some guidelines and preferred partners.
Tilburg University card
With your student account, you can apply for the Tilburg University Card. You will need this card to make use of campus facilities and to identify yourself within Tilburg University. This card will also give you plenty of discounts and promotions in Tilburg!
Apply online - only and as soon as you have arrived in the Netherlands.
The Sports Center has a wide range of sports, extensive indoor and outdoor accommodation, is located near the Tilburg University campus, has generous opening hours and is very convivial. Get your all-in sports membership and participate in any of the sports activities that the Sports Center offers.
We think it is very important that you feel supported by our university right away. If you want to know how, read more on the following topics:
Tutoring and coaching
Would you like advice or guidance during your studies, for example in your program, in preparation for the labor market or on a personal level? Then you can rely on our tutors and coaches.
Student Career Services
Do you already have a clear picture of your ideal career? Or do you still need to find the right path? Wherever you stand, Student Career Services is happy to help you along the way. We can help you with your transition to the labor market. We are there for you from the moment you embark on your studies, until one year after your graduation.
The success of studying in another country is largely dependent on how well you can adapt to and integrate into your new environment. To help you achieve this as quickly as possible, Tilburg University has set up a buddy system.
STUDIO: printing and design
STUDIO takes care of the design and production of all the printed matter of Tilburg University. Read about the possibilities!
If you have any questions, you can possibly find your answer in our quick guide for new students. Our student portal also contains a lot of information that can help you on your way. And if you can' t find the answer to your question right away, you can always contact our Student Desk.
Tilburg student life
Tilburg has something to offer for everyone! The city has a rich student life with many student organizations, excellent sports facilities and a large number of bars and events. There is always something to do in its compact and bustling city centre. Our partners will help you on your way.