Monday August 24, 2020
On Monday August 24 we start at 10.45 with a walk-in / reception of International students with a foreign diploma, please bring all the necessary papers! With your mentor and fellow class members there will be a speeddate session per class.
Tuesday August 25 2020: Meet your fellow first year students
On Tuesday there is a (mandatory) study-related programme. You will meet your mentor, lecturers and fellow first year students. You will receive a lot of study-related information that you will need for a good start in the first year at International Communication Management.
We expect you at 09:30 in the reception hall of building R3 (Fontys, Rachelsmolen 1, Eindhoven). Buddies, whom are Communications students in the 2nd year and above, will meet you there and bring you to the right classroom. The day will start with a general introduction by the head of the department and the foundation year coordinator. After this, you will meet your new classmates and mentor and you will get a tour on the campus. A lunch will be offered by Fontys. The day program ends at 6 am.
Wednesday August 26 2020: Get to know the city
On Wednesday, you will get to experience Eindhoven and what it has to offer. We have organised a city tour with various activities so that you can get to know the student associations, student sports associations, local bars etc. This day is filled with lots of fun activities, music and games. The day starts at 13:00 at 'Ketelhuisplein' in front of the 'Klokgebouw' (Eindhoven) and finishes at approximately 18:00. You will also meet the fresh students of the Dutch Communication programme.
Thursday August 27, 2020: Purple Festival
On Thursday, we close of the Fontys Introduction week at Purple Festival (from 12:00 till 22:00) in the city of Tilburg. Purple Festival is an event for all students at Fontys. There will be a various stages with lots of artists, food & beverage corners and surprise acts. The Purple festival will have something to offer for everyone. We will leave together from central railway station Eindhoven around 12:00.
Friday August 28, 2020: no programme
There are no activities offered on Friday. Take some time to get ready for the start of the academic year, starting on Monday 2nd of September.