Welcome to Wageningen

Welcome students! During the arrival period in August 2019 we will organise several things to get you up to speed and welcome you to your studies in Wageningen.

On the 15th, 22nd and 29th of August we will organise welcome events in the Forum building. During these days our W'meet U(r) team is available at the Forum stage.


From August 5th till September 2nd a group of international employees, the Infopoint, is at your service. They are there every weekday from 9 am till 4 pm. The InfoPoint employees can answer all your questions about the student life in Wageningen.

Opening a bank account

The ABN AMRO bank will be there from August 19th till August 30th from 9 am till 3 pm. They will email you about your appointment to open a bank account.

Welcome gift

You will get a voucher from the InfoPoint employees in exchange for your arrival form* for a coffee or tea mug which you can collect on August 15, 22 and 29 on the Forum stage.

Welcome at Forum building

On these days there are University staff members available for your questions, you can sign up for a campus tour at the InfoPoint, the insurance company is there to give you information, you can get your biometric data taken and/or pick up your residence permit at the IND, information about registration with the municipality of Wageningen and you can get a picture with the WURwolf.

Still need to plan your arrival?

From August 12th till August 16th students from Wageningen University & Research will be present at Schiphol Airport to guide you to the trains. There will be students present at train station Ede-Wageningen who will bring you by shuttle bus to Idealis (the main room provider). Do you want to sign up for the bus? Check your arrival information sent by email.

We hope you have a safe and pleasant journey and look forward to meeting you in Wageningen!

*The arrival form will be sent to you soon by the International Office.

Address: Student Service Centre, Droevendaalsesteeg 2 (Forum, building 102) in Wageningen (Travel Information)