Practical information

What is the Master Kick-In?

The Winter Kick-In is the introduction period at the University of Twente for all all pre-master, master and exchange students that start studying at the University of Twente. The Kick-In takes one week and during that week a lot of activities and dinners will be organised to get to know your fellow students and discover Enschede. The Master Kick-In will take place from Saturday the 1st of February until the 8th of February 2020. 

Facility Market

During the Kick-In, you also have the opportunity to arrange all the formalities that are necessary for your stay in The Netherlands during the Student Services Market. There also is the possibility to arrange many other practical things, such as buying a bicycle.

We take care of the following:

The entrance fee for the Winter Kick-In is 32,50 euros. Keep in mind that you may have to pay for additional drinks etc. During the general programme there are extra costs bound to the Kick-In for foods and drinks.

What should I take care of?

  • Subscribe yourself for the Winter Kick-In.
  • Make sure you have a place to stay. 
  • Get a UnionCard: The UnionCard is the card for sports and culture at the UT. With the UnionCard you can get discount at a lot of different activities in Enschede. You can swim in whole Enschede for free, play tennis or squash for free and use music studios for free. You can also become a member of one or more of the 33 sport associations and 18 culture associations. With the UnionCard you can also purchase an subscription for the Sports Centre on Campus. For more information you can visit the website:

Facility Market 

The Facility Market is an informative event for recently enrolled international students, and attendance is highly recommended. For more information, visit this page.