The KEI-week is the general introduction week for all prospective first-year and transfer students of the Hanze University of Applied Sciences Groningen, University of Groningen, Academy of Obstetrics Groningen and Stenden University of Applied Sciences. The KEI-week is the perfect opportunity to get to know the city of Groningen and all its possibilities, and to discover all aspects of the rich student life. During the KEI-week, you will get to know everything about your fellow students and your new student city in all its glory. After all, nothing beats Groningen!
The organization of the KEI-week consists of three different bodies: the Executive Board (also known as the KEI-board), the Event Managers and the General Board. The Executive Board is a board consisting of seven students, which devotes itself full-time to the organization of the KEI-week for a year. In addition, there are eight Event Managers who will support the Executive Board in performing its tasks from May on. Above this is the General Board, which is the highest body of the Stichting KEI.
What does ‘KEI’ stand for?
KEI stands for “Kommissie Eerstejaars Introduktie” , which can be translated as “The commission for the introduction of first-year students”. The KEI-week is the general introduction week for all incoming higher education students, both at the University of Groningen and the Hanze University of Applied Sciences. The KEI-week is the oldest, largest and cheapest introduction week in the Netherlands.
What does the KEI-week have to offer?
During the KEI-week you get to know all the different aspects of Groningen. The KEI-week provides general information about renting a room student grants. You can also get in touch with sports organizations, student societies and other sorts of associations. Besides all this, there will be a lot of festivities and activities which you can participate in.
When does the KEI-week takes place?
The KEI-week 2023 takes place from 14th until the 18th of August!