Your introduction week

The new academic year starts in September... But before your studies start, you'll first take part in the introduction week. That's Purple 2022! During this introduction week (Monday 22 to Friday 26 August), getting to know each other is key.

Get to know your course and make friends for life

You get to know your fellow students and meet friends for life. You will be introduced to your study programme and study city. You will eat together, discover the city together, get to know each other and the study programme, make memories together and much more... What that will look like, what you need, where you need to be, who you can contact, you can find all that here! We will make it a fantastic week, of course within the Corona rules.

* If necessary, the programme may be changed to take account of the Corona measures in force at the time. Check this page regularly to stay informed.


Below you can see all the activities in which you will participate. Check our aftermovie for an impression.

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Your first introduction to your bachelor programme is on Monday. We have organized the following for you and your new fellow students:

  • Afternoon: arrival & introduction intro group
  • Evening: fries + snack @campsite Goirle & kick-off party ClubSmederij

Below you can find the programme for Tuesday.

  • Morning: Breakfast
  • Afternoon: Bike tour along hotspots in Tilburg including lunch
  • Evening: BBQ & campsite party

On Wednesday 24 August new students in Eindhoven and Tilburg will participate in an unmissable city programme.

  • 12AM - 5PM | Cityday
  • 5PM - 11PM | Horeca party
  • 11PM - 1AM | Pub tour

The week’s grand finale will take place on Thursday 25 August when all the intro kids, dads and moms from Eindhoven, Tilburg,’s-Hertogenbosch, Sittard, Veghel and Utrecht can enjoy the Purple Festival.

  • 2AM - 11PM | Purple Festival

  • Morning: Breakfast & pack up your stuff

The Introduction Day

On August 26th, from4PM to 8PM, Fontys organizes the Introduction Day. This event is all about getting to know fellow international students. From 4 PM to 8 PM the campussites will be filled with conversations, info and 'gezelligheid' as the Dutch would say. We would like to invite you to the Fontys Introduction Day!

Be aware that this is a Fontys event and not a study or institute-specific event!

Costs to participate

Participating in the International day will cost you only 5 euros. In return for that, you will get food from the BBQ and 3 drinks!


Campus Stappegoor, prof. Goossenslaan 1, Tilburg


Please let us know if you will join the BBQ & drinks before August 19th. You can do this via Eventbrite.

Questions and more info

For any questions that you may have, send an e-mail to

More information can be found in this flyer.

Ambience photo Fontys

Photos and videos

During this introduction week, many photos and videos will be made. They will include selfies and videos made by students on mobile phones as well as photos and videos made by professional photographers. By participating in this introduction week you automatically agree that these photos and/or videos are being published (i.a. social media, flyers, ads and websites).


We would love yo see how you experience Purple. Add #purple2022 to your photo's and videos on Social Media!

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Additional information

If you follow a diet for medical reasons, have certain (food) allergies or are vegetarian, please indicate this on the registration form. We try to take this into account as much as possible. If you have any questions about this, please email them to

Address Fontys building P8
Prof. Goossenslaan 1
5022 DM Tilburg
Phone number: 0885077655

Address campsite Goirle (overnight location)
Hoge Wal 15
5022 KH Tilburg

It is forbidden to consume strong drink and drugs. Alcohol is only served and drunk from 4 p.m. In addition to soft drinks, beer and wine are served at the overnight locations during the festivities (from 4 p.m.). If we do find liquor and/or drugs, they will be confiscated and we may send you home. Under the age of 18, alcohol is completely prohibited. Students aged 18 or older will receive an 18+ wristband at the start of the introduction week upon presentation of their ID card.
During the entire introduction week, First Aid / In-house Emergency and First Aid is present. Employees can be recognized by their yellow vests.
Participation during the Fontys ACE introduction week (Monday to Friday) costs a total of €65,-. This includes the costs for: all activities from Monday to Friday including dinner on Monday and Tuesday. You can register and via this link. In addition to the regular ticket you can also buy a ticket just camping gear. This is not mandatory. You can also bring your own camping gear.
We would like to be informed in advance if there are medical matters that we need to be aware of. This includes illnesses, (food) allergies (epipen) etc. Please mention this in the ticket link you will receive from us in mid-July. You can also contact us by e-mail at
Photos will be taken during the entire introduction week. These may be made public or used for promotional purposes. By participating in the introduction you agree to this (give permission for this).

Packing list

To make sure you are fully prepared for Purple, tick off the packing list below and nothing will stand in your way of having a great introduction week!

For the Purple programme, make sure you have at least the following ready when the intro starts:

  • ID card
  • If applicable; medicines
  • Sleeping bag
  • Pillow
  • Charger
  • (Sleeping) clothes
  • Sportswear
  • Bicycle (you will need this for one of the planned activities). Tip: if you can't bring your own bike to Tilburg, rent an OV bike.
  • Tent
  • Air bed

And of course don't forget your good sense and bulk energy!


The price for a regular ticket is €65,- (mandatory ticket). The additional ticket for camping gear is €60,-.

Check the programme :)
No, every course has its own programme and also takes part in central activities (such as the city day and the Purple Festival). Check the programme on this site to see how your intro will look like

During the introduction week a lot of photos and videos will be made. Ranging from selfies and videos on a mobile phone by fellow students to photos and videos by professional photographers and filmmakers. By participating in the introduction week you agree that the photos and/or videos will be published (on social media, flyers, advertisements and websites).

Let's stay connected

Staying connected in these times is sometimes quite a challenge. Now that you are going to study you might have been looking forward to many new contacts, parties and other things that are part of a student's life. On the page 'Let's stay connected' we show all kinds of fun initiatives in the field of sports, social events and offers for help. Take a look and take advantage of it. You really don't have to study alone now!

Ambience photo Fontys


Contact with Fontys Academy for the Creative Economy

088 507 7655
Prof. Goossenslaan 1, Tilburg

Contact with the introduction committee

Do you have questions about your Purple Introduction Week? You can also reach us on the details below during the summer holidays and the introduction week.
Prof. Goossenslaan 1, Tilburg