THE LEIDENER

A Blog by International Students at Leiden University

12 things that will happen to a German student in Leiden

Northern Germany and The Netherlands are similar in many ways: the language sounds familiar, the weather surely is and people will tell you what is on their mind just as directly. Well, … Continue reading

May 16, 2019 · 1 Comment

5 Questions About MOOCs

While exploring how to move forward with my education after soon graduating from Psychology, I have often come across a recent educational trend: Massive Open Online Courses, short: MOOCS, that … Continue reading

May 2, 2019 · 2 Comments

Blogs of Leiden University

Are you interested in one of the English-taught degrees at Leiden University? You may want to gain an idea about academic topics in your area of interest. Are you already … Continue reading

April 11, 2019 · Leave a comment

Cultural Spring

Spring is around the corner and so are a variety of cultural events in Leiden. No matter if you like music, food, poetry or late night exhibitions – read below … Continue reading

March 14, 2019 · 2 Comments

Destination Down Under – My Semester Abroad in Australia (3/3): Back home

February 2019: One month has passed since I came back home from exchange at the University of Sydney. My Australian semester’s been it all: challenging, eye-opening, beautiful, educating, inspiring and of course … Continue reading

March 5, 2019 · Leave a comment

Destination Down Under – My Semester Abroad in Australia (2/3): Halfway

Ten weeks ago, I stepped into the airplane to the other side of the world. Time flies you’re having fun – almost halfway through the exchange adventure. Let me organize … Continue reading

October 5, 2018 · Leave a comment

EXAMS ahead

Although it feels like summer break has ended yesterday, it’s been a while since we traded travel guides for Web of Science. Congrats – we are almost halfway trough semester … Continue reading

October 1, 2018 · Leave a comment

Monthly Nederlands (October edition)

A great thing about living abroad in Holland: the level of English. There are not only a lot of internationals but also most Dutchies are open to switch languages for … Continue reading

October 1, 2018 · Leave a comment

Leiden’s Musea

No matter if family and friends are visiting or you have a day off – autumn is the ideal time for a culture day! With its 13 museums, Leiden is … Continue reading

September 14, 2018 · Leave a comment

Amsterdam survival guide

Let’s be real. Our first time in the Dutch capital was purely overwhelming: Crowds, souvenir shops and no sense of orientation. I vividly remember my friends and me walking into … Continue reading

September 13, 2018 · Leave a comment

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