Hogeschool van Amsterdam

Start off strong

Sport Studies - track ISMB

Start off Strong

Welcome to the AUAS! This page provides all the practical information you need to start the academic year off strong.

Finalising enrolment

  • Have you paid your tuition fees and taken the other steps required to finalise your enrolment? Find out what you still need to do in your personal Enrolment Checklist .
  • You have to complete all the required steps in order to start your degree programme in September.
  • Once proof of enrolment has been sent to your AUAS email address, you can be sure that your enrolment has been finalised.
  • View the step-by-step enrolment procedure

AUAS ID and password

  • After completing your enrolment you’ll receive a welcome email containing your AUAS ID.
  • You AUAS ID and password give you access to all the ICT programmes you need at AUAS.
  • More information on AUAS ID and password

Student ID card

Please note: if you don’t live in the Netherlands, your student ID card will not be sent to your home address. It will be ready for you to collect from one of the AUAS service points.

Introduction days Sport Studies

  • The academic year of Sport Studies starts with introduction days.
  • Due to the COVID measures, each class will have two introduction days at the faculty this year.
  • The days that you have your introduction are 1 and 2 September. Make sure you are available on these days.
  • You will receive an email in June with detailed information about the introduction days.
  • Participation in the introduction day is highly recommended! This introduction days are all about getting to know each other and is organized by senior students.
  • Do you have any questions or if you are unable to attend the introduction day? Please send an email to the introduction committee. Make sure to mention Sport Studies - track ISMB in the subject line.

AUAS experience

Get to know the AUAS during the AUAS Experience and get a taste of student life in Amsterdam.


  • You can download the free AUAS Office-package and install it on 5 mobile devices and 5 laptops/computers (Windows and Apple).
  • This Office-package offers you the newest versions of Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook, for example.
  • Go to hva.nl/downloadoffice and log in with your AUAS ID and password.
  • Via SURFspot you can enjoy great discounts on other software and hardware such as laptops and smartphones.


  • You can obtain fast and secure access to the internet via the ‘hva’ or ‘eduroam’ network, which grants access to all information systems.
  • To obtain access to the network, you will be required to complete a number of steps (only once).
  • After you’ve done that, you will always connect automatically at all AUAS locations.

Online - offline classes corona

Are you eager to find out if corona-related measures will still be in place at AUAS in September? Check it here: on-campus or online.


  • The first classes start in de week of 6 September.
  • Once you have your class list, you will be able to check your timetable at rooster.hva.nl .
  • You can link your timetable to calendar applications such as Outlook, Google Calendar, iCalendar or the calendar application on your mobile phone.
  • Check out the AUAS academic calendar to find out how the academic year is structured and when the holiday periods are scheduled.

Group list

The group lists will be communicated during the introduction days of Sport Studies.

Reading list

  • The definitive reading list for Sport Studies will be published no later than 7 July on the Athenaeum Bookstore website .
  • You can also order your books on this website.


  • Do you want to make optimal use of the facilities at the AUAS? Then a laptop is very useful.
  • It is also advisable to have a powerbank to charge your laptop so that you do not need to depend on the power points in the Dr. Meurer building.

Locker rental

  • You can rent a locker at the Dr. Meurer building.
  • Costs: €17 per academic year. You can only pay using your student ID card.
  • Locker rental will be open from Monday 30 August to Friday 17 September 2021 between 10:00 and 16:00 hrs.
  • During this period, you can visit the desk of room A1.54 at the Study Area on the 1st floor.
  • If you would like to rent a locker after this period has ended, go to the Service Desk on the first floor of the Dr Meurer Building.
  • Lockers can only be rented for the full academic year.

Course catalogue

  • The course catalogue for your degree programme contains important information about the curriculum: the programme structure, your courses and the options available.
  • The course catalogue for the academic year 2021-2022 will be available from 1 July 2021.


  • Every student’s day starts with a visit to MyAUAS (AUAS’s digital learning platform).
  • Login with your AUAS ID to access your timetable, course information, marks and messages from your lecturers.
  • You will also find an A-Z list of practical information for your programme, including everything from ICT to facilities, regulations, supervision and more.


  • The Dr. Meurer building is closed during the summer recess from Monday 19 July to Friday 20 August 2021.
  • After summer recess you can contact our student administration every Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday between 8:30 - 16:00 hrs by phone: +31 (0)20-595 3431.
  • Do you have an urgent question that is not answered on this page during the summer recess? Please call +31 (0)20-595 3431 between 9:00 AM and 12:00 PM or send an e-mail to Döndü Celik at d.celik@hva.nl.

Autum holiday

The autumn holiday of Sport Studies will take place from Monday 18 until Friday 24 October 2021. During this week you will not have classes or exams.

Published by  Communication 15 July 2021