Institutional welcome to international students and first-year students

Institutional welcome to international students and first-year students
11:30 – 12:30
Main Ceremonial Hall. Avenida de las Universidades 24 48007 Bilbao
The first academic semester of the 2023-24 academic year will begin on 4 September.  During the first week of September, the University of Deusto will welcome its international students from more than 50 different countries. A number of welcome sessions will be held by tutors to provide academic guidance as well as by the International Relations Office and Deusto Campus to provide information on extracurricular activities.

On 4 September, an institutional welcome ceremony will be held at the Main Hall on the Bilbao Campus at 11:30 a.m. (CEST). Participants will include the Vice-Rector for University Community and Agenda 2030, Aitziber Irigoras, the Vice-Rector for International Relations, Javier Arellano, the Mayor of Bilbao’s City Hall, Juan Mari Aburto, and the Deputy for Basque, Culture and Sport of the Biscay Regional Council, Leixuri Arrizabalaga, as well as the consuls general and honorary consuls based in Bilbao. The meeting will end with a reception and students will have the opportunity to get to know the city of Bilbao with Deusto students participating in the Buddy Programme.

This first semester, the University of Deusto will be hosting more than 400 undergraduate and postgraduate students at the Bilbao Campus and 85 students through the International Virtual Campus, a digital space designed to offer accessible and inclusive internationalisation alternatives to students from our partner universities around the world.

Countries of origin of students:

Germany, Argentina, Austria, Belgium, Brazil, Canada, Chile, Colombia, South Korea, Croatia, Denmark, Slovakia, Slovenia, United States, Estonia, Finland, France, Hungary, Ireland, Israel, Italy, Japan, Kazakhstan, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malaysia, Morocco, Mexico, Norway, Netherlands, Peru, Poland, Portugal, United Kingdom, Czech Republic, Romania, Sweden, Switzerland, Taiwan, Turkey, Uruguay.

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