Kick-off Sessions

MAK Mentorship System organizes the Kick-Off Sessions for all starting students who subscribed for a study at Tilburg School of Economics and Management (TiSEM). The Kick-Off Session is the best way to start your student life at Tilburg University. During this day you will get more information about your study program and about Tilburg University in general. You will also get to know your fellow students and explore the campus of Tilburg University. Please carefully read the information below applying to your situation: Bachelor, Pre-Master, or Master student.

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Bachelor student

For the Bachelor programs, the Kick-Off Day will take place to kick-start your academic career. Participation is mandatory for all students. You are automatically registered for the Kick-Off when you participate in the TOP-week. If you do not participate in the TOP-week, you must fill in the form here.

During this day, you will meet your Program Coordinator, Academic Director and mentor group, which will also be your tutorial group throughout the year. Your Program Coordinator will provide you with detailed information about your study program. Furthermore, you have the opportunity to get assistance from experienced students in navigating the Digital Learning Environment of Tilburg University, Canvas and OSIRIS. Finally, you will meet organizations offering services especially for Tilburg School of Economics and Management students.

Important: do not forget to bring the email you received from the student administration. This email contains your student number (U-number) and your password. You will need this information during the Kick-Off Day to enroll for courses and exams!

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Pre-Master or Master student

For pre-master and master students the Program Introduction Day will take place to kick-start your academic career. This day is not mandatory, but useful if you never studied at Tilburg University before. Registration for Program Introduction 2019 has been closed.

Throughout the Program Introduction Day you will receive more information on:

  • Digital Learning Environment: registering for exams, how to see your schedule, grades and much more.
  • Information per Study: further information will be provided about your program.
  • Campus: you will experience the campus and obtain some important information about Tilburg University.
  • Orientation Fair: you will get to know some parties who are active at campus of Tilburg University. They can help you with the orientation of your future career.

We have made a file available to register via Osiris for your courses. Courses are available on Monday August 19, 2019: Osiris Course RegistrationPlease note: when registration is full, course coordinators will add groups shortly. Send an e-mail to your course coordinator. Course coordinators are responsible for the groups and Canvas Pages. Also, check Canvas regularly. Only when you have registered via Osiris, your courses become available in Osiris. In some cases, course coordinators must publish their Canvas page first. Course pages will be published online shortly before lectures start at the end of August.

Important: do not forget to bring the email you received from the student administration. This email contains your student number (U-number) and your password. You will need this information during the Program Introduction Day to enroll for courses and exams!

Registration Program Introduction (pre-)Master Students

You are automatically subscribed for the Program Introduction if you subscribed yourself for TOP-Week. Registration for Program Introduction 2019 has been closed. Participation is not manadatory.

A Perfect Start at Tilburg University

In this booklet, you can find all information you need to know when starting a program at Tilburg University. It includes information about courses, examinations, studying at Tilburg University, study progress and the possibilities to become active besides your studies. Furthermore, you will find an overview of the academic year and the important contact information.

Dutch version A Perfect Start

English version A Perfect Start

Digital Learning Environment of Tilburg University

During the Kick-Off Sessions, you receive assistance in navigating the Digital Learning Environment (DLE) of Tilburg University. If you need further assistance or would like a recap, MAK Mentorship System has made a series of instruction videos. The videos will be posted as soon as possible.

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