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Week of the International Student

Discover the Week of the International Student: your ticket to a world full of opportunities! This is an event you can't afford to miss. This unforgettable week is specially designed to inspire and connect Dutch and international students like you, giving you the chance to broaden your horizons. From November 13th to November 17th, Fontys is organizing The Week of the International Student. Our mission? To let students like you explore the world and provide you with the opportunity to make a difference, no matter how big or small. Get inspired, connect with others, and explore the world. Join us, meet new people, and let your world expand!


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International week @Venlo

During the International Week, we offer a range of activities, including guest lectures from professors from foreign universities, a study abroad fair, and a cultural market. An engaging week full of international experiences!

November 14 to 17, 2023

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Study Abroad Fair @Venlo

At the Study Abroad Fair, students have the opportunity to explore a world of possibilities. Here, you can gather information about exchange programs, internships abroad, and studying at partner universities/colleges. This is where you can discover if an international experience can enrich your time at Fontys!

16 november 2023 | 11.00-18.00

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Games and More @Venlo

At this international gathering, there's something for everyone! From traditional games and photo opportunities in the photobooth to a variety of other intercultural activities, there's always something to do. It's a great opportunity to meet new people, celebrate cultural exchange, and simply have fun.

November 14, 2023 | 11:00-14:00

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Study abroad Fair @Tilburg

Visit our study abroad fair to get to know all of our international partner universities and find the perfect match for your potential international experience! Thinking about studying abroad? Ask questions and get inside information from our students who have already gained experience abroad. Additionally, it's a great way to socialize, participate in games, and, most importantly, have a fun time!

November 21, 2023 | 16:00-18:00 P8 Tilburg, XXL space

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Guest Lecture by Wiebe Wakker

Wiebe Wakker is a sustainable adventurer known for his project 'Plug Me In,' an electric road trip spanning 1,222 days and 100,000 kilometers across 34 countries. His goal has always been to inspire people to choose more sustainable forms of transportation. During this international week, Wiebe Wakker will be giving a guest lecture in Venlo.

November 14, 2023 | 15:00-16:30

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Share a meal together @Eindhoven

During the International Week, students can enjoy delicious food and drinks at reduced prices. Appel Catering treats us on Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday with a tasty variety of snacks and beverages in Italian, American, and Asian styles. It's the perfect opportunity to take your taste buds on a world tour without putting too much strain on your wallet.

November 21 to 23, 2023

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Learn 10 Languages! @Venlo

In this session, you can learn the basics of up to 10 languages. It's an engaging opportunity to explore a broad cultural horizon and grasp some fundamental principles from different languages. Whether you're interested in traveling, international relations, or simply curious about other languages, this session offers an accessible and enjoyable way to discover a multitude of languages.

November 15, 2023 | 11:00-14:00