Welcome to your Master’s programme!

During the orientation you will meet your fellow students and future lecturers, and get acquainted with the study programme itself. You will also receive information on practical matters needed during your studies.

See you during the Orientation Week!

A Microsoft Teams has been created for the online activities. You can install Teams on your device via My Workspace. Before the start of the introduction (but no sooner than August 19th) you will receive a code that will allow entry to the Team. Please use your students.uu.nl-account to gain entry.

Mandatory activities are highlighted in bold. Educational activities are in italic.

Study Association Helix will send you an email with more specific times and locations. This email will also be published on their website.

Monday 31/08/2020

Time Activity Organizer Location
15:30 - 16:00 Company workshops Helix Online
18:00 - ? Evening programme Helix  

Tuesday 01/09/2020

Time Activity Organizer Location
9:00 - 10:00 Info non UU students Jana Scheuer Oline (Mandatory for ALL non UU students)
11:00 - 15:00 Company market Helix Bolognalaan 1.204
11:00 - 12:00 Meet your programme leader Jarno Hoekman Ruppert Building 0.42
12:00 - 12:45 Scientific Integrity workshops Jarno Hoekman Ruppert Building 0.42
13:0 - 14:00 Meet your programme leader Jarno Hoekman Ruppert Building 0.42
14:00 - 14:45 Scientific Integrity workshops Jarno Hoekman Ruppert Building 0.42

Wednesday 02/09/2020

Time Activity Organizer Location
Timeslot A Innometrics Iris Wanzenböck 2 hours on campus (if rooms are available)
14:00 - 15:00 Career Services workshop Jarno Hoekman Online
16:00 - 18:00 Canoeing Helix Off campus
18:00 - ? Evening programme Helix Off campus

Thursday 03/09/2020

Time Activity Organizer Location
Timeslot C Innovation Management Giovanna Capponi 2 hours on campus (if rooms are available)
18:00 - ? Pizza in the park Helix Off campus

Friday 04/09/2020

Time Activity Organizer Location
12:00 - 12:30 Q&A Board Helix Online

You will find information about your study programme, studying at Utrecht University and so forth on this Innovation Sciences students website. TIP: bookmark this page!

  • Read more about the content of your study programme, such as your compulsory and elective courses.
  • You will be automatically registered for your courses for the first period only. After this you have to arrange the course registration yourself.
  • Your course schedule will be available four weeks before your courses begin. Also see the academic calendar.
  • Study materials -such as books and readers- can be ordered online.
  • You will need to use your own laptop for computer practicals during your studies. You can also use it for other classes. There are specifications that your laptop needs to meet. 
  • Your Solis-id is your username for most university IT facilities (Blackboard, OSIRIS, WiFi, printing). You will receive your login details shortly before the beginning of your programme by email.
  • Students need to apply for the introduction week through Helix.

All practical matters will be addressed during the first week of your programme.

As an international student there are certain things you have to arrange when coming to Utrecht University, such as finding accommodation, paying your fee(s) and other practical matters. To help you on your way we have a special ‘Welcome to Utrecht’- webpage with:

Make sure to come to the general Orientation for international students of Utrecht University on Thursday 29 August and Friday 30 August. Don’t forget to sign up on our special ‘Welcome to Utrecht’-webpage.

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It is also possible to participate in the Utrecht Introduction Time (UIT) week. This will take place from 10 - 12 August 2020. It is a general city introduction open to anyone who is going to study in Utrecht. Here you can meet students of Utrecht University (UU), University of Applied Sciences Utrecht (HU), University of the Arts Utrecht (HKU) and University of Humanistic Studies (UvH) among others. But also get to know all the student organisations that Utrecht has and of course the city itself. Do you wish to join? Then register on time!