Social-cultural activities on campus

Global lounge

The Global Lounge is the on-campus meeting point for our international community. You can find it at Thomas van Aquinostraat 1, in Books by Roelants. From 11:00 - 15:00 there is also an Information Desk, staffed by International Staff Support and Human Resources. E-mail:

Information package

Upon arrival, you can visit the Global Lounge to obtain a general English information package. This package contains – among other things - a map  of Nijmegen and the university campus and all sorts of practical information.

Dutch Day

Dutch day is an orientation programme for new international staff. More information is available here.

PhD Organization Nijmegen (PON)

PON is an independent organization that advocates the best interests of all PhD’s at Radboud University. PON is run by PhD’s and has an advisory role with regard to Radboud University’s Executive Board. Among other things PON organizes social-cultural activities such as pub quizzes, tours through Nijmegen, drinks on and off campus, barbecues, bowling, pancake tours, beer tastings and many more.

Activities at Radboud University

On Radboudnet you can find all sorts of activities, from lectures about hate speech to a discussions with Buddhist monks. Culture on campus hosts all sorts of cultural activities including music, theatre, festivals, expositions, etc.