The Leidener

A Blog by International Students at Leiden University

Finding motivation for writing your thesis (or for any course project)

Last week we entered the fourth quarter of the year and for me that means my thesis deadline is closer than ever. As the weather keeps getting better and better, … Continue reading

April 26, 2018 · Leave a comment

A Day Trip to the Oldest City in the Netherlands: Nijmegen

If you’ve been travelling to the cities around Leiden and if you’re looking for something new you can check out the oldest city in the Netherlands. It has been around … Continue reading

April 25, 2018 · Leave a comment

Student Associations for Internationals

When it comes to student associations, there is something for everyone in Leiden: from sports to study. You can find out about all the associations here but there some that are specifically for … Continue reading

September 16, 2017 · Leave a comment

Spring Beauty – Hortus Botanicus Leiden

I always knew Leiden is astonishingly beautiful but it wasn’t until last week I realised that I’ve haven’t been to one of the best places. The botanic garden, Hortus Botanicus Leiden, is a must visit once you’re here!

May 5, 2017 · Leave a comment

Packing Tips for Study Abroad

Packing is difficult, especially when you are trying to limit everything you might need in the next few months down to 30 kilos. Here are some tips to make things easier!

January 4, 2017 · Leave a comment

Hotels in Leiden Centrum

Are you planning on visiting Leiden? Or are you already here and your parents are coming over to see you? Here are few comfy hotel suggestions.

October 29, 2016 · Leave a comment

My Favorite Cafes to Study in Leiden

I’m one of those people who cannot study at home. My cozy bed is always too tempting and that’s why I always go to the Library. Well, lets say I used … Continue reading

October 18, 2016 · 2 Comments