Program Introduction and Kick-Off Day


MAK organizes the mandatory Program Introduction (Pre-Master and Master students) and Kick-Off Day (Bachelor students) for all starting students who subscribed themselves for a study at the Tilburg School of Economics and Management. The Program Introduction is your first day as a student at Tilburg University.

Study introduction days


The Program Introduction or Kick-Off Day is the best way to start your student life at Tilburg University. During this day you will get more information about your study program and about Tilburg University in general. You will also get to know your fellow students and the Tilburg University campus. Besides, you will also get to know your mentor group already. This mentor group consists of 15 fellow students and will be accompanied by 2 mentors. If you will be attending a Bachelor’s program, this mentor group will also be your tutorial group.


  • ­For the Bachelor’s programs the Kick-Off Day registration will take place on 28-08-2017.
  • For Pre-master/Master’s programs the PI registration will take place on 18-08-2017.

Different contents of the program:

  • Digital Learning Environment: in this round it will become clear how you can register for exams, how to see your schedule, grades and much more.
  • Information per Study program: further information will be provided about your program.
  • Campus Tour: in this round we will show you the campus and give some important information about Tilburg University.

Important: do not forget to bring the email you received from the student administration. This email contains your student number (U-number) and your password. You will need this information during the Program Introduction to enroll for courses and exams!


You need to register yourself for the Program Introduction or Kick-Off Day. You are automatically subscribed for the Program Introduction or Kick-Off Day if you subscribed yourself for the TOP Week. If you are not planning to participate  in the TOP Week you can subscribe here for the mandatory PI or Kick-Off Day of your Study Program!

A Perfect Start

In this booklet you can find all information you need to know when starting a program at Tilburg University. It includes information about courses, examinations, studying at Tilburg University, study progress and the possibilities to become active besides your studies. Furthermore you will find an overview of the academic year and the important contact information.

Presentations of the Program Introductions for Pre-Master and Master students

The Information per Study round presentations were given by the coordinator and director of the study program during the Program Introduction.

Career Services TiSEM provided a presentation to prepare you for your future career.

For instructions on the Digital Learning environment and Blackboard please carefully follow the instuction video’s.