Introduction activities August 2018

Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam is looking forward to welcoming all new international students in August 2018.

During your first days the International Office will arrange several activities in order to help you become acquainted with the city of Amsterdam and the university campus, to get to know your fellow students and of course to have fun. Our introduction team is working hard to put together an engaging and informative programme especially for you. The introduction week will take place from August 17th to August 28th 2018, so please mark these days in your agenda.

The Arrival and Introduction Days will be organized by VU International Office and are free of charge.

Arrival Days

The Arrival Days will take place on Monday 20 and Tuesday 21 August. During these days you can arrange all practical matters regarding your registration at VU Amsterdam, register with the municipality, open a bank account and much more!

Did you book accommodation with DUWO?

If you rented a room at DUWO through VU Amsterdam, note that there are two days on which you can collect your room keys: Friday August 17th or Monday August 20th.

Please note that after the 21st of August, you can pick up your key at the DUWO office during office hours.

Did you book accommodation with another provider through VU Amsterdam?

If you rented a room at Bijlmer Towers the key pick up date is Friday August 17th.  In case you arrive after August 17th you need to arrange your key pick date and time with Alvast.

If you rented a room at Hotel Jansen/The Student Hotel Westyou need to arrange your own key pick date and time.