THE LEIDENER

A Blog by International Students at Leiden University

Cheap getaways: pt. 1 – Ghent

Here in Leiden we really are at the “doorstep of Europe”! Even after several months, I am still amazed by how incredibly close everything is. This comes in handy when … Continue reading

March 23, 2019 · Leave a comment

On missing food from home (or How to get Mexican ingredients in Leiden)

Having been living in the Netherlands for almost two years now, one of the things I miss the most from home is food, and I’m sure I’m not the only … Continue reading

March 23, 2019 · Leave a comment

The Road to Leadership: My ILLP Experience- Part 1

Want to do some extracurricular during your masters? Want to meet other ambiguous master students from many different programs? Want to discover your inner tendencies and different styles of leadership? … Continue reading

March 22, 2019 · Leave a comment

Exercising in The Hague? New innovation in the fitness world: Part 1

USC stands for University Sports Centre, located in Leiden, where all students have the opportunity to go exercise. However, many of us study and live in The Hague. So that … Continue reading

March 22, 2019 · Leave a comment

Part 2 of Food in Leiden: Let’s eat out!

Whether you’re looking for a nice restaurant for a date, somewhere chill to grab food with friends, or need a fancier location for your graduation dinner with family, Leiden definitely … Continue reading

March 22, 2019 · Leave a comment

Healthy and Dutchy: Haring

Each country has its own palate. Of course, the Netherlands has some peculiarities too. One of them and also among my favourites is Herring (Haring), with its special eating method … Continue reading

March 20, 2019 · 2 Comments

To Write or Not to Write: How to Find a Research Question

You reached that point in your study where you should find a research question to answer in your thesis. Finding a topic that interests you which is also worth writing … Continue reading

March 20, 2019 · 2 Comments

A One-Day Trip to the Carnival in Maastricht

The carnival is an amazing tradition, and an interesting one, since not all cities in the Netherlands celebrate it. It’s fun and energizing, and definitely something worth experiencing, especially for … Continue reading

March 19, 2019 · 4 Comments

Halfway Through LLM-1: Bittersweet Insights

Started my programme the beginning of September, it feels unreal how fast the time goes, and I am already at halfway through my LLM degree at Leiden University. As I … Continue reading

March 17, 2019 · Leave a comment

Part 1 of Food in Leiden: Food Shopping

Welcome to a new mini-series I’m writing! Over the next few blogs, I’ll tell you about some of my favourite restaurants in Leiden, what you can expect from a standard kitchen … Continue reading

March 17, 2019 · 2 Comments

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