The Eurekaweek is organized for first year bachelor, pre-master and master students of the Erasmus University Rotterdam. Only when you start the first year of your study, you are able to participate. Exchange students are welcome to participate as well.
However, some events are open to other EUR-students. For those events you can get an external ticket.
Do I receive ECTS for participating in the Eurekaweek?Thomas2022-12-21T12:56:32+01:00
Yes, it is possible to attend all the events of the Eurekaweek with a functional impairment! If you want more specific information regarding how we make our programme fully accessible, you can view the Functional Impairment page, or contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Is food provided during the week?Thomas2022-12-21T12:58:04+01:00
Yes! Every day you will receive at least two meals that you eat together with your group. The food during the week will be completely vegetarian. Of course it is also possible to buy some extra snacks at the supermarket yourself.
Is the Eurekaweek mandatory?Thomas2022-12-21T12:58:23+01:00
No absolutely not! The Eurekaweek is a week of fun activities to get to know other students, the university and Rotterdam. During the week you will be introduced to the campus and all the various associations that Rotterdam has to offer.
How does the Eurekaweek deal with the COVID-19 situation?Thomas2023-02-08T15:18:48+01:00
The Eurekaweek Board follows the guidelines of the Dutch government and the National Institute for Public Health and the Environment (RIVM) to control the spread of coronavirus in the Netherlands. The Eurekaweek Management is therefore monitoring the situation closely and will take action as appropriate, based on how the situation develops. At this moment, nearly all coronavirus measures have been lifted. For more information we are referring to the official website of the government: https://www.government.nl/.
How much does a ticket for the Eurekaweek cost?Thomas2023-06-22T15:24:50+01:00
For the registration you need the QR code which you received in the confirmation e-mail when you bought the ticket. Additionally, you need to bring an valid identification document such as an ID card or a passport.
What is the programme of the Eurekaweek?Thomas2022-12-21T13:01:04+01:00
The official programme has not yet been announced, but during the week you will get to meet other students from your study and you will experience everything Rotterdam and the Erasmus University have to offer. Take a look at the aftermovie of last year to see how it was last summer! Also keep an eye on our website and socials where the programme will be announced later this year.
Do I need to participate in all events of the Eurekaweek?Thomas2022-12-21T13:01:19+01:00
The International Day takes place the day before the official programme. It is a day for the students who are new in the Netherlands where they can already get to know various associations and socialize with each other. The International Day is included in the ticket price.
What type of associations are there?Thomas2022-12-21T13:08:47+01:00
There are various types of associations in Rotterdam. You have student associations, study assocations, sport associations and cultural assocations, so there is something for everyone! Get to know all the assocations during our events! More information on each association can be found here.
When can I meet the associations during the Eurekaweek?Thomas2022-12-21T13:08:43+01:00
At the registration morning on August 21st you will receive an Eurekaweek wristband. You can use this wristband to pay and it grants you access to all our events, so make sure you always wear your wristband! You can top-up your balance with the official Eurekaweek app. Payment with cash or card is only possible at the cantus in concert. On all other events, only the wristband can be used.
What do I need to bring during the Eurekaweek?Thomas2022-12-21T13:05:59+01:00
There is no packing list for what you need to bring during the week. Just take with you what you think is convenient. It is best to take with you as little as possible. Although make sure that you always have a valid identification document with you.
How can I enter the events of the Eurekaweek?Thomas2022-12-21T13:06:20+01:00
At almost all of our events there will be a Service Point where you can ask all your questions. The Service Point is easy to recognize and will be manned by someone from Team Eureka. If there is no Service Point, you can ask someone from the Crew or the Management who are always present at the event.
With your ticket you get access to all 15 events of the Eurekaweek. Some events happen at the same time, therefore you can choose which events suits you best! Moreover you will receive 7 meals during the week, the meals will all be completely vegetarian. During the week you will also be able to meet our partners and all associations of the EUR. This will mostly be during the International day, Campus day and Master day, but you can expect to see them at our other events as well. Together with these associations and partners we are able to provide you with lots of freebies and discounts throughout the week as well.