Introduction Weekend

Kickstart your studies at the Faculty of Economics and Business

The EBF Introduction Weekend is for first year students for the studies:

  • International Business
  • Economics & Business Economics
  • Bedrijfskunde 

Are you a prospective Econometrics & Operations Research student?
Our sub-association VESTING organises a seperate introduction weekend. 

Applications for the EBF Introduction Weekend 2017 are not open yet! Do you want to keep up to date? Fill in your email adress here and we will send you an email when the applications are open!

Looking for a great way to kick off your study career? The EBF Introduction Weekend will be the perfect opportunity for you to do so! On Friday the 8th of September (after the classes have ended), we will leave for the German island of Borkum. Here we will stay with approximately 300 fellow freshmen in a youth hostel. During the weekend you and your fellow students will participate in all kinds of fun activities, including visits to the beach, international games and incredible parties. Not only will you experience an amazing weekend, you will also make friends for a lifetime. On Sunday (the 10th of September) we will be back in Groningen around 13:30, giving you enough time to prepare your second week at the faculty. Joining the EBF introduction weekend is the perfect way to start your studies in Groningen!

The theme of this years EBF Introduction Weekend is yet to be announced!

When: 8-9-10 September 2017
Where: Island of Borkum
Costs: The costs of the weekend are €65 (Including 2 nights in a hostel, transportation to Borkum and meals)
Sign up: Before Wednesday the 6th of September, 12:00

If you have any questions please contact us via

The costs of participating in the introduction camp will be €65. The payment covers the following:

  • Bustrip to Eemshaven
  • Ferry to Borkum
  • Two nights at the Jugendherberge including dinner and breakfast
  • Train to Borkum village
  • Ferry back to Eemshaven
  • Bustrip back to Groningen

For more information you can check the website of the accommodation:

Please write down the address of the Jugendherberge for you parents/caretakers.

The address is:
Jugendherberge Borkum
Reedestraße 231
26757 Borkum / Nordsee
Tel: 04922/579
Fax: 04922/7124

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An impression of the Introduction Weekend