Summer Introduction

Kick-off your student experience in Amsterdam with the introduction week from August 22 – August 25!


Welcome to all new students in Amsterdam, a lovely city with a rich history, culture, and traditions! Studying in Amsterdam will not only enrich your knowledge by broadening your horizons but it will also enable you to build lifelong friendships with students from all around the world. We will help you with this by bringing you together with our unforgettable activities, events and trips. We hope that this way you can get the most out of your stay! 

Scroll down to see the full program!


Are you an exchange student from UvA or AUAS?
Then you should be joining ESN’s Introduction Week! ESN’s Introduction Week is for exchange students and international students that will be studying at either the University of Applied Sciences (AUAS/HvA) or the University of Amsterdam (UvA).

Registration & How to sign-up
You will receive an email from your exchange university with further information.


Check out the program for the whole Introduction Week ->

Monday, August 21

  • Registration Day: Pick-up the Wristband and Goodie Bag 
*Registration takes only 15 minutes for each student, you can enjoy the rest of your day. Come anytime between 11:00-18:00.

Tuesday, August 22

  • Official Welcome
  • Boat Tour
  • Park Hangout & Scavenger Hunt
  • Laser Tag, Bowling, Glow Minigolf

Wed., August 23

  • Crash Course Dutch
  • Taster Workshops
  • Afternoon at the Museum
  • Wednesday Unplugged!

Thur., August 24

  • Discover the Dutch Workshop
  • All-day-long Summerfest!

Friday, August 25

  • Sports Day
  • Final Party