Start of the academic year and checklist

The start of your NHTV career is in sight

You have applied for one of the bachelor programmes at NHTV and you will soon start studying in Breda. However, there are lots of things to be arranged. The checklist on this page - listing the most important practical matters - will help you prepare for your studies. 

If you are Dutch, please refer to the Dutch checklist.

Any more questions? Please contact our Student Office at or +31 76 533 23 33

Is your enrolment complete?

Please check the following:

  • Is your enrolment complete? Did you send the application package? Have you arranged payment of your tuition fee? 
  • Have you submitted your request for study finance to DUO?
  • Have you requested your student travel product (OV-jaarkaart)?
  • Have you registered for student activities (e.g. introduction event) in NHTV MORE?

Living in the Netherlands

Buying study materials

About Holland and the Dutch

Time to leave for the Netherlands, or should you say Holland? The answer to this question, more ‘good-to-knows’ about the Netherlands, and the ‘Hi Holland’ app (to help you learn Dutch), can all be found on the page About Holland.

Just take a look!

International Kick-off

For all new international students who start their studies at NHTV next September, a special International Kick-off will be organised on Monday 27 August. Make sure you mark this date on your calendar!

Read more about the International Kick-off for international students

Introduction week

The first lecture day will be 3 September 2018, but the academic year will start with the introduction week at the end of August or beginning of September.

Don't forget to register for the introduction week in NHTV MORE.

Good to know

Keep in touch

  • Insight keeps you updated on everything that an NHTV student needs to know. New articles are posted on this news site almost every day. You can also keep in touch with Insight on  Facebook.
  • NHTV is also on Facebook and Twitter, and so is the Student Office: Facebook / Twitter.

You're done!

Congratulations! You have reached the end of this checklist, so nothing stands in the way of a smooth start of your student life at NHTV.  This means that the information on this website is no longer relevant to you. Instead, use your username and password to access (among other things): 

Good luck!