The Introduction Week of ESN Groningen is the biggest introduction week solely for international students! It is the best possible beginning to your time in this city. Discover the amazing city of Groningen with all of the new internationals, get to know each other and have an incredible start of your stay here! 

During the week you will be put into groups of ca. 12 international students and 2 introduction guides. These guides are Dutch students or internationals that have lived in Groningen for a longer period of time and can show you all the interesting ins and outs.

So are you going to be new in Groningen? And would you like to discover all the great things this city has to offer? Then make sure to buy a ticket! The ESN Introduction Week will take place from Friday 1st September until Wednesday 6th September. Since lectures will start on Monday 4th September, ESN Groningen will only offer an evening program on the Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday so you can still attend your lectures.

During the week you and your group will participate in our pubcrawl, movie night, culture day, sports day, band night, comedy show, Dutch language lessons and of course a couple of great parties! It's the perfect way to meet loads of new people, explore your new home, learn about the Dutch language and culture, and take care of practical issues such as getting a bicycle.

Tickets for the whole week only cost €30, which includes and ESN card, multiple dinners and access to all of the activities. Check out our  Facebook page or the website so that you don't miss the start of the ticket sale! 

If you have any questions about the week, please don't hesitate to contact us at You can find our terms & conditions here.

If you want to have more information about the individual days of the Introduction Week of September 2017, click the following links:

- Friday Program

- Saturday Program

- Sunday Program

- Monday Program

- Tuesday Program

- Wednesday Program