Thank you for joining our Warm Welcome event! 

It was great seeing so many of you online. We hope that you enjoyed our programme and found it helpful. Following our Q&A chat session, here are some useful links:

  • For more information on the BA and MA Orientation next week (31 August), please visit > Name programme > New Student
  • For more information on residence permits, paying your tuition fees, fulfilling your conditions for admission, etc., go to Welcome to Utrecht
    Note. You can join the orientation meetings and online classes, while awaiting your admission.  
  • Read more on Corona and education
  • For questions on other practical matters, please contact Student Desk Humanities,

Also, you will find more practical information below on studying at the Faculty of Humanities. We wish you a great time in Utrecht!

Warm Welcome Humanities

On Friday 28 August 2020, the Faculty of Humanities organised a Warm Welcome event for our new international students, as part of the UU Orientation

Online event: instructions

The Warm Welcome event was organised online, via Microsoft Teams. This is a platform which you will be using often in the coming months. Read the instruction for installing and using Teams.


  • A Word of Welcome, by Prof. Ted Sanders (Vice-Dean of Humanities)
  • Meet Utrecht University, by Prof. Leen Dorsman (Department of History)
  • Academic Culture, by Dr Debbie Cole (Department of Language, Literature and Culture)
  • Q&A chat session with Study Advisors and Student Desk Humanities
    (Check the videos below for practical information about studying at the Faculty of Humanities)

Practical information about studying at our Faculty

Advising and counselling

Study Advisor Harriët Luijendijk-Jongerius talks about advising and counselling at the Faculty of Humanities. 

Student Desk Humanities

You can contact Student Desk Humanities with questions about your courses, your course registration, entry requirements for courses and more. Meet Lowi, one of our Student Desk colleagues. He explains what services Student Desk Humanities provides and when to contact them.

International Office Humanities

International Office Humanities facilitates students going on exchange abroad. They also provide services for international exchange students studying at the Faculty of Humanities. Gerdien Ramaker-Zijlstra introduces the team.