Open Up 2024

Intro program: Master Circular Economy

Master Circular Economy is starting its introduction on Monday 26th of August 2024. It promises to be a week full of fun and information. You will get information about your program, your classmates and your university. Will you be joining in? Find out here what to expect.

Communicatie Krullenbol
Master Circular Economy 

The intro program

It’s about to begin! In the week of August 26, we will welcome you to the HAN Campus. We are looking forward to meeting you in person! On this page, you can find all the information for a great introduction week in the Master Circular Economy program and the best possible start of your study.

What are you going to do? 

Intro Program International School of Business

The International School of Business, together with the HAN International Office organizes the introduction week for all first-year students of the Master Circular Economy course. You should not miss the introduction week! It is the best way to get to know your fellow students, HAN and Arnhem.

more information

  • Registration

    Intro program On Monday, there is a International Welcome Day that is mandatory for all international students. The introduction program on Wednesday is mandatory for all students.


    Would you like to join more introduction acitivites, join us on Friday for the Dutch Open Air Museum Trip!


  • Cost

    The introduction week is free for all students, unless you join the super fun community outing on Tuesday 22 August. Then it costs 15 euros per person. This includes transport and activity. We recommend everyone to come along. This is a nice day to get to know your fellow students! Click here for instructions regarding the HAN webshop.


    Open Up Festival

    The entrance ticket for the Open Up Festival is free for all new HAN students. Collect your bracelet at the Open Up Area.

  • Questions

    For questions about the program introduction and questions about the start of the study, please send an email to:


    During the summer holidays (13 July to 18 August) you can contact


  • Unsubscribe

    We expect all students to be there for the introduction in the week of 26 August. Students who start later often cannot catch up and may be hindered since some classes and projects are obligatory. If you can’t start on time, please contact the first year team directly:



The Open Up Area is your base camp in the Introduction Week. For example, You can go here with questions about your program, or if you cannot find the building or room. It is the meeting place on the HAN campus with a cozy terrace and (live) music.

Make sure to stop by the Open Up Area to pick up your entrance ticket for the Open Up Sunrise Festival on Thursday.


Open Up 2024

You are on the brink of taking a big step in your life. Full of excitement… student life awaits. HAN literally opens its doors for you during the Open Up introduction week.

Knoop doorhakken studiekeuze tussenjaar feestende jongeren

International School of Business Community

The ISB community is a place to broaden your horizons. To get the most out of yourself. And to change the world around you. Become a member of the Photography Club or the Debate Team. Play volleyball, soccer and basketball with students from all over the world. Or go to one of the many masterclasses organized by students. Check out the community on Facebook and Instagram. There you'll find upcoming events and trips, stories by students, alumni experiences, travel inspiration and daily updates. Share your ideas and your voice will be heard!


ISA Activities

ISA is a student organization that hosts events for international students, such as workshops and parties. ISA aims to create an inclusive community where students from all nationalities can come together, using their experience and backgrounds to create unique events, and parties and learn new skills in the process, by empowering students to shape their own student experience. ISA also organizes an introduction program for all first-year students. These activities are not mandatory, but they are a lot of fun to attend. Everyone is welcome, you don't have to sign up and there are no costs involved.

Student showing peace sign

Good to know

How do I get to the HAN campus?

The HAN campus in Arnhem is easily accessible by bike, public transport and car. The campus is within cycling distance of Arnhem city center and you can easily walk to it from Arnhem-Presikhaaf railway station.

Twee studenten op fiets campus Nijmegen

General Terms and Conditions

We set some important house rules during the introduction week. For example about medical conditions and safety, but also about alcohol, drugs and smoking. If you participate in the Intro, then you agree with the general terms and conditions that we have drawn up for you.

Twee studenten op fiets campus Nijmegen

Don't you want to be photographed?

During the intro, pictures and videos will be made to show everybody how nice our intro is. Do you have objections? Tell the photographer or cameraman on the spot or mail to

before you start your study

important information for international students
There are some important need-to-knows before you arrive in the Netherlands and a number of things you need tot take care of. Also, the International Office will be in touch with you for an online part of the intro that's prior to the introduction on location at HAN.
feestende mensen met confetti
startinfo voor Nederlandse studenten
Ga jij als Nederlandse student deze Engelstalige opleiding volgen? Dan vind je al jouw startinfo op de opleidingspagina op - dat is de Nederlandstalige omgeving van de HAN. Daar hebben we alle startinfo voor je op een rijtje gezet: op welke dag start je met Master Circular Economy, hoe weet je of je inschrijving definitief is en waar vind je de boekenlijst?