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Pre-departure Checklist

The Pre-departure Checklist gives you a short overview of what you will need to arrange before arrival.

  • Arrange your health, travel and liability insurance.
  •  If you have already been vaccinated against corona, we recommend you to bring proof of this.
  • Contact the public health organization in your own country to check whether you need to take any specific precautions. 
  • Send the documents for unconditional admission to your International Admissions Coordinator by the deadline, stated in your official letter of admission, called 'Application to Tilburg University, DECISION'.
  • Make sure you have scanned copies of your insurance policies and passport (including your entry visa) OR EU/EEA/Swiss national ID card within easy reach, for example by saving them in the cloud or emailing them to yourself. 
Accommodation and travel
  • Make sure to arrange your accommodation well in time.
  • Book your travel tickets; if you need an entry visa, do not book your tickets until you have received your entry visa.
Pack your bags!
  • Pack a voltage converter and/or adapter.
  • Pack clothes for all weather conditions!
  • Check whether you have any coronavirus symptoms that prevent you from traveling to and in The Netherlands.

Check our quick guide for new students for answers to frequently asked questions like ‘where can I find my course schedule’ or ‘which books do I need to buy?’