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Information Meetings and Welcome Activities

Dutch-language programme sessions

At the beginning of the new academic year, we organise a series of information meetings and welcome activities.

  • The Freshers' days are mandatory for all new BA students.
  • We expect students to participate to the infosessions that are relevant to their programme.
  • Check the website for last minute changes and consult your student mailbox regularly.
  • !! Before coming to Leuven, check the reduced mobility in Leuven during the UCI Road World Championship. More information

freshers' days: bachelor of philosophy

During Freshers' Days, the lecturers and study counsellors will offer you an enthusiastic welcome! You will learn about the structure and content of your study programme, and discover the skills you will develop during your studies. You will also take your first steps towards a degree in philosophy thourgh a lecture, seminars and a written assignment.  


The Freshers' days are MANDATORY for all new BA students.

Check the programme

BA ABRIDGED: new students

Information meetings and welcome activities



Information meetings


Information meetings


Information meetings

Online Freshers' Days 

There will be no fully online alternative to the Freshers' Days. Only for studens who cannot attend the Freshers' Days due to a strict travel ban, we organise:    

  • Q&A session with the programme director: Wednesday, September 29th, 18:00-19:00, via Zoom (Passcode: bf1P28). Check the details here

  • (only for BA and BA Abridged) ISP session: Wednesday, September 29th, 14:00-16:00. Check the details here
  • Meet your study counsellor: write to us to book your online appoinment.