National platform for psychological health.  MIND is the umbrella organization for clients and family organizations in the mental health care. They play an important role in a variety of national organizations striving for a structural better position for everyone who has experience with phycological problems. They gather national information and events regarding mental health.  Furthermore, they write national newsletters concerning… Read more »

113 Suicide Prevention (zelfmoordpreventie)

Provide confidential support if you think about suicide.  Do you need help and want to talk anonymously about thoughts of suicide? Then call 113 or chat with them on the website.   113 Suicide Prevention is the national Dutch suicide prevention center (in both English and Dutch).  They employ psychologists and psychiatrists and a large group of fully trained volunteers who allow them to provide round-the-clock confidential support through chats and… Read more »

General Practitioner (Huisarts)

A general practitioner or family doctor (huisarts) gives full medical assistance.  It is strongly recommended that you register with a general practitioner upon your arrival in the Netherlands. The international office (io@tue.nl) can help you with questions about health insurance and GPs in the Netherlands. If you wish to see your GP, you must make an appointment. Consultations are not free. If you wish to… Read more »

Student Psychologist

Professional help for personal problems, like anxiety, gloominess, stress, relational problems or mourning.  If you feel that one or more life issues are getting in the way of your study progress, you may be eligible to visit one of the student psychologists (first six sessions are free of charge). Topics that can be discussed with the student psychologist include the following: depressive… Read more »


Group lessons focusing on physical complaints like backache and neck pain, food and mindfulness.  The SSC offers events, courses, workshops and advise with as a goal to keep or make your body healthy and vital. The events variate from fit breaks and mindfulness to life style courses. Furthermore, they organize the annual Vitality Week to create awareness about the importance… Read more »

Walk & Talk

Have a walk with someone new and have the opportunity to have a small talk or address heavy concerns.    Walk and talk gives you the opportunity to take your thoughts for a walk. During the walk around the Karpendonkse Plas in Eindhoven, you will have a conversation with someone new. You can talk about every day stuff and enjoy the human contact or… Read more »

Student Counsellor

Information about (extra) facilities, for example about studying with special needs, extra examination time or (re-)enrollment.  Student counsellors provide information and advice about a range of matters (study grants, financial support due to study delay, enrolment, postponement of the BSA etc.) that are not directly related to the content of your study program. The student counsellor can advise you, act as an… Read more »


Community that focuses on the mental well-being of students and staff on the Eindhoven campus.  Lighthouse is a community of people who are struggling with different mental health issues They aim to support each other and share common experiences in the hope to feel less alone with our problems. To do so, they organize walk-in hours and support meetings focusing on the mental well-being of students and… Read more »


TINT hosts events with the focus on meeting new people, learning from others and gaining new insights and life skills.  TINT offers students the opportunity and a safe place to deal with questions related to personal development, the meaning of life, spirituality, mindfulness, and living in a multicultural diverse community. For that, TINT organizes events and workshops with a wide variety of… Read more »

Academic Advisor

Department specific contact point when you encounter personal and study problems.   Every study program has an academic advisor who knows everything about the program, the scheduling, the department, etc. For ways to plan your study program, study progress, catching up on lectures or exams because of illness, your choice of specializations and electives, please contact the department’s academic advisor. An… Read more »