THE LEIDENER

A Blog by International Students at Leiden University

Minors Of Leiden University

Have you come across the many minor programmes of Leiden University yet? First of all – what is a minor? A minor is a compact study programme of 30 credit … Continue reading

January 20, 2020 · Leave a comment

Which Apps Should I Download Before Moving to The Netherlands – Part I

Regardless from where you are, being an international student equivalent to a tight budget, creating a brand new social environment and trying to understand local traits and daily habits. However, … Continue reading

January 17, 2020 · Leave a comment

An Intro to Studying in The Hague

When most people think about studying at Leiden University, inevitably they envision the city of Leiden. Yet there are several studies based in The Hague. There are 17 studies, including … Continue reading

January 16, 2020 · Leave a comment

Surfing in Winter?

Defying bad weather is something the Dutch are very good at. No matter how windy or rainy it is, you’ll see them biking around town and doing what Dutch people … Continue reading

January 7, 2020 · 1 Comment

How The Netherlands provided me with having families from all around the world?

Being an international student comes with the opportunity to establish friendships with people from various cultures and nations. By hosting thousands of international students every semester, Dutch universities are one … Continue reading

December 31, 2019 · Leave a comment

A Dutch food tradition for the holidays

It’s that time of the year again where everyone is spending time together and having dinners together. However as students on a budget and without tons of space hosting a … Continue reading

December 28, 2019 · Leave a comment

A Place to Visit: Leiden Christmas Market

The other day, I was a bit bored with studies. I texted my friends for lunch and they told me that they were about to take off for the Christmas … Continue reading

December 24, 2019 · Leave a comment

Volunteerig For The WWF

You are an international, into sustainability and interested in volunteering? Then keep on reading, this is for you! When I started my studies, I had a very long list of … Continue reading

December 22, 2019 · Leave a comment

Why You Should Definitely Attend the Orientation Week (OWL)?

Hoi, allemaal! Yesterday, I submitted my thesis proposal and my last grade was announced. This was the declaration of Winter Break for me! Then, I decided to write my first-ever … Continue reading

December 20, 2019 · Leave a comment

Winter is Coming to Leiden

Some of you have been looking forward to this, others probably dreaded it. But it is undeniable: Winter has officially reached the Netherlands! The cold season has a special place … Continue reading

December 7, 2019 · 3 Comments