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INKOM 2023: Wherever You Go!

Don't miss it, the INKOM 2023! This annual introduction week is one of the biggest events in Limburg and a must for new students at Maastricht University, Zuyd University of Applied Sciences and VISTA College.

The INKOM marks the start of a special period in your life: your time as a student. You will meet many new people and discover the lovely city of Maastricht and, of course, student life. You get to know sports, cultural and student associations. And basically, it’s just a lot of fun.

What to expect? Cultural workshops, city walks, an open-air cinema and workouts at the University Sports Centre (USC). But there’s more. On Wednesday, John Tana will take the stage and on Tuesday and Friday, the programme will end with a smashing party at the MECC, with performances by various artists such as Lucas & Steve.

This year's INKOM will take place from 21 to 25 August 2023. Apart from offering study information and a wide range of fun activities, the INKOM will also deal with matters such as social and sexual safety.

INKOM 2023: Wherever You Go!

 More information and the full programme

UM's Sexual Safety Programme

The week in a nutshell
Monday 21

Off to an easy start: exploring the city and meeting other students in the morning. Next, a big information market on the grounds of Tapijnkazerne in the afternoon. Followed in the evening by the official opening of the INKOM with performances by Fijne Deuntjes, Billy Dans and Disco Snolly.

Tuesday 22

In the morning, you can choose: a city walk, workshop or other activity. Next, a major Sports Event on the Griend. Get to know the many sports clubs and participate in the activities they offer.

Cultural Night in the evening, when students spread all over the city to experience all kinds of culture: musical performances, workshops and guided tours. Traditionally, the big MECC Tuesday Party kicks off with gigs by Lucas & Steve, Freddy Moreira, Hitjeskanon and Kav Verhouzer.

Wednesday 23

A sports workout, followed by a 'More to Explore' event at the Law Faculty, delving into students' personal and professional development. With a focus on mental health and preventing transgressive behaviour.

Various student societies and other parties will present themselves at the Festival in the afternoon, where you can enjoy music and drinks. John Tana is one of the acts. In the evening, there will be a pub crawl.

Thursday 24

Throughout the morning, there will be an interactive escaperoom throughout the city. The Geusseltbad will be renamed AquaLounge for the occasion. Then a picnic in the Tapijnkazerne, followed by a (18+ only) visit to the Cantus in the MECC. Students not going to the Cantus can play Disco Bowling or Prison Island.

Friday 25

Like on Wednesday and Thursday mornings, another workout at the University Sports Centre. Next, a number of workshops and Tasty Maastricht, where local restaurants offer lunch and drinks at a reduced price.

More activities in the afternoon, followed by a Foodtruck Festival at Tapijnkazerne and an Open Air Cinema. INKOM 2023: Wherever You Go will ends with Heineken Silver Night at the MECC. The acts will be The Boy Next Door, the Partysquad and DJ Admin.

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