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Do you start your Social Science study in Nijmegen in September? Find all information about a successful start to your study on this page.

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Bachelor's Orientation

The Orientation is an introductory period for al our new students. From Sunday 20 August until Sunday 27 August 2023 you will learn all the ins and outs of your study programme, the university, and the city together with your mentor group. Don’t miss out on this amazing start of your study!

Premaster's Orientation

Are you starting the pre-master Artificial Intelligence, Communication Science, Sociology, Cultural Anthropology and Development Sociology, Pedagogical Sciences or Educational Sciences? Read more about the orientation programme for pre-master students.

Faculty Welcome Day

The Faculty Welcome Day is intended for master's students new to our faculty and will take place on Thursday 31 August 2023. Get to know the faculty, the employees, the ICT systems and of course your fellow students. You can also ask all your questions about the study programme, Nijmegen etc.

Study information

RU Ready for Social Sciences?

ru readyAre you ready for September? Would you like more information about your schedule, Brightspace, the campus, email, and studying in Nijmegen? Or are you mostly interested in where you can find the best coffee?

Visit the RU Ready Social Sciences page and fully prepare yourself for your life on campus.

Bring Your Own Device

In the Maria Montessori building we use 'Bring Your Own Device'. So try to ensure that you have your own laptop before the start of the academic year. Curious about which requirements your laptop must meet?

Soft Cut regulation

Are you experiencing a study delay? Are you unable to complete your diploma on time? Due to the current situation regarding the global pandemic, we would like to give you some extra time to enroll for the bachelor’s or master’s. See the programme pages for more information.



Do you have a question? Contact the Student Information Point (STIP) for general questions about your studies.