Frequently asked questions

When will the introductionweek of 2018 take place? 

The introductionweek of 2018 will take place from the 20th of August to the 24th of August 2018.

Is the Introweek mandatory? 

The Introductionweek is not mandatory. However, International Registration Day (Friday 17th of August) is mandatory for International students.

If I am an international student, when and where should I be on Friday 17th for International Registration Day? 

The program for International Registration Day starts at 9:00 am. The events takes place in Auditorium. You can find a map of campus here

I can only join the Intro for a couple of days. Is that a problem?

This is not a problem. However, it is a pity to miss a part of the introduction since it is an easy and fun way to get to know the TU/e and Eindhoven. If you decide to join and can not partake every day, let us know by sending an e-mail to with the days/times you can join and which study you are going to do. Do not forget to tell your intro parents (the students who will accompany you during the week) during the introductionweek. The participation fee will still be € 105,- regardless of the number of days you partake. 

I missed the deadline of August 7th to register for the introductionweek. Can I still register for the introductionweek? 

Yes, you can. Send an e-mal to before August 17th. Then you will receive your payment information. When this does not work out, you can visit the ESA-desk (located in MetaForum) on monday the 20th of August to register (check late enrollments).

I missed the deadline of August 9 to pay for the introductionweek. Can I still join the introductionweek? 

Yes, you can. Send an e-mal to before August 17th. When this does not work out, you can visit ESA-desk on monday the 21st of August to finish your registration (check late enrollments).

I registered for the Intro, but I cannot attend anymore. Can I still deregister? 

Yes, you can. A pity though! Please send an e-mail with your studentnumber to intro@tue.nlbefore the 7th of August. After this date, the registration fee will not be refunded.

I already payed for the Intro, but I cannot attend the Intro anymore. Can I get my money back? 

Yes, you can deregister by sending an e-mail to before the 18th of August. You need to mention your date of birth, study, full name and student number.  

Do I need to have a place to sleep for the Intro? Where can I find a place to sleep?

Yes, you will need to have a place to sleep. You can check out for student houses where you can stay during the introduction week.

If none of this works you can sleep at the sports center (SSC) as a last option. Sleeping in the sports center costs €40, which has to be paid at the front desk of the sports center. If you want to sleep at the sports center you can only register on Monday August 21 from 16:00 – 18:00. Furthermore, the sleeping place in the sports center is only open between 23:00 and 08:00. Every morning you have to pack your bags and store them in a dressing room. These dressing rooms are closed during the day and cannot be reached

If I am switching studies, can I participate in the introweek again?

Yes! Students switching studies are welcome to join the introweek. To register, send us an email to with the following information: full name, date of birth, study and student number. 

I have a functional impairment and I would like to join the Intro. Do I need to report this in advance? 

If you have a functional impairment, it is important to report this. In this way we can check whether we need to arrange something extra for you. Please send an email to and contact the studentdeans via the Student Service Center, Do you want to know more about studying at TU/e with a functional impairment? Take a look here.

I have allergies or special dietary needs. What should I do? 

You should notify us by sending an email to