Opening Academic Year

The opening of the Academic Year marks the official start of the new academic year at the Eindhoven University of Technology. Students, employees and relations are most welcome to join the opening ceremony.

The official Opening of the 2017-2018 Academic Year takes place on Monday, September 4, 2017, starting at 4 p.m. in the TU/e Auditorium.

The occasion can be followed by livestream on the day itself..
For Social Media, check facebook updates and use #OAJ17

Theme: The Magic of Science and Education

The Eindhoven University of Technology is host to many exceptionally bright minds. Brought together, we have an incredible ability to further science and technology, improve education and address pressing societal challenges. It is this miraculous capacity which will be at the heart of the festivities marking the start of a new year.

Join us as we kick off with ravishing talks followed by a big party with live music. Weekly we will reveal a name of speakers and line-up of artists on this website.

Program Opening Academic Year starts at 4 p.m. at the Auditorium

  • Opening by Lars Middel, President of the Federation of Students Associations Eindhoven.
  • Talks
  • Presentation of the Educational Awards
  • Opening of the new academic year with magic and science by Victor Mids illusionist

The party starts at 5.30 p.m. to 11.30 p.m. at MetaForum. ID and student card are obligatory. Party with: