Introduction Week

The introduction period for students in Tilburg is an event you cannot afford to miss! During the introduction period in Tilburg you will not only meet your fellow students, but you will also get to know the university and become acquainted with Tilburg as a student city. Please take this week into account when planning your vacation, to make sure that you will not miss any part of this valuable introduction period! In 2017 the introduction period will take place from the 18th till the 28th of August. The program is presented below.



August 18 August 21 August 22 August 23 August 24 August 25 August 28

All new TiSEM students


TOP Week

Start lectures

Bachelor students

MAK Introduction Day


Kick-Off Day


Pre-Master students

 Program Introduction (mandatory)

Master students  Program Introduction (mandatory)        


TOP Week

TOP Week is aimed at all students starting a program at Tilburg University or one of the other universities of applied sciences in Tilburg. During TOP-week you will get to know all the secrets of Tilburg as a student city, your fellow students and all the sports clubs, study- and student associations.

Mandatory Program Introduction (PI) or Kick-Off Day

The Program Introduction and Kick-Off Day are aimed at all students starting a program at the Tilburg School of Economics and Management. During the mandatory Program Introduction or Kick-Off Day you will receive all the information you need to start with your program. The Program Introduction and Kick-Off Day are organized by MAK, the Mentorship System of the Tilburg School of Economics and Management (TiSEM). The Program Introduction and Kick-Off Day take place on different days for different programs.

MAK Introduction Day (MID)

Next to the Kick-Off Day for Bachelor students MAK is organizing another introduction day for all new Bachelor’s students of the School of Economics and Management. During this day you will get to know the School of Economics and Management and your fellow students of your program in an informal way. Are you participating in the TOP Week? Then you automatically participate in this Bachelor introduction day. If you do not participate in TOP Week, this Bachelor introduction day is not mandatory to participate in. Participating in this Bachelor introduction day is a great way to get to know your fellow students before the start of the academic year! If you want to subscribe for this Bachelor introduction day, without registering for the TOP Week, then please let us know by sending an e-mail to

More information can be found in the introduction guide.


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