FAQ Participants

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What is the INKOM?
The INKOM is the general introductionweek for all the new students of Maastricht University and Zuyd Hogeschool. The INKOM is one of the biggest events in Limburg. During the INKOM you will meet many new people and you will learn about all of the aspects of Maastricht and its student life, such as sports, culture, and student associations. The INKOM takes place on 20th until 24th of August 2018.

Can I participate in the INKOM?
If you are a first year Bachelor or Master student at Maastricht University and Zuyd Hogeschool you can participate during the INKOM! If you are a Master student, you can sign up for a Master group for the INKOM. The INKOM is also frequently visited by international students, whereby all INKOM groups are mixed.

What are the costs for the INKOM?
Subscriptions for the INKOM are €74,- plus €1,- transactions costs. For this amount you get at least one meal a day, and you will have access to the 2 MECC parties and exclusive events for participants and Mentors.

Where can I register for the INKOM?
You can register as of the 1st of May via the INKOM website. Click on the button “I want to participate” or the button “register” under the heading “INKOM 2018”. If the INKOM is not sold out before the INKOM starts, you can also register on Monday 20th of August. Note: The INKOM has been sold out for 3 years now, so register as soon as possible!

Until when can I register for the INKOM?
You can register via the website until Friday 17th of Augusts 2018. You can also register on Monday 20th of August, provided that the INKOM has not already sold out.

Can I still cancel my registration or get my money back?
It is not possible to cancel, or to get your money back when you registered for the INKOM. We advise you to only register for the INKOM is you are certain that you have been accepted for your study.

What is happening during the INKOM?
During the INKOM you will learn all of the aspects of Maastricht. You will meet all cultural, sports, study, and student associations of Maastricht. There is also attention for music, dance, cabaret, the city, and many other aspects that are relevant for students. There are of course enough parties and other activities, such as the Opening, the Cantus, and two major MECC parties.

Is the INKOM a hazing?
No absolutely not! The INKOM is a week full of fun activities to get to know new people and the city. The INKOM is a week full of information, activities, and parties. It is absolutely not comparable to a hazing. You are not obliged to go to all activities of the INKOM if you register. You choose where you want to go!

I have a food allergy, can I still participate in the INKOM?
Of course! Indicate during your registrations what you are allergic to, so that we can take this into account during all the eating moments!