The Leidener

A Blog by International Students at Leiden University

Leiden’s Internationals: ISN Cultural Festival

Leiden’s biggest cultural event of the year – what a success! Since 2007, you can experience music, dance, cuisine and traditions from various countries at the International Cultural Festival. Two weeks ago, it … Continue reading

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May 30, 2017 · Leave a comment

Kamer gezocht?

It’s not a secret: Finding a room or an appartment in Leiden is quite a challenge – especially for students coming from abroad. But after sending outside  countless mails and seeing rooms … Continue reading

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May 25, 2017 · Leave a comment

Holidays for a day?

Of course, many of us have made UB their living room since upcoming exams, deadlines and presentations don’t leave a lot of spare time. But, even though May at university isn’t that pretty, … Continue reading

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May 10, 2017 · Leave a comment

uit eten!

Passed all the exams of your first semester? The best friend’s birthday is coming up? Your family is finally coming to visit soon? I am sure, that there will be reason to treat … Continue reading

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February 7, 2017 · Leave a comment

beach day in november

One funny habit of the Dutch is complaining about the weather. Let’s be honest though: we cannot really blame them for that – skies are grey pretty often. But then, the … Continue reading

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November 30, 2016 · Leave a comment

IBP: expectations vs. reality

You are interested in the International Bachelor of Psychology offered by Leiden University and curious about how first-years experience it so far? After having survived our first exam week, I asked some … Continue reading

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November 27, 2016 · Leave a comment

One doesn’t simply go to Madrid..

„Don’t go there, live there!“ and then, you will fall in love with the place – that’s what I would add to Airbnb’s current slogan. Living in Madrid for a … Continue reading

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October 11, 2016 · Leave a comment