THE LEIDENER

A Blog by International Students at Leiden University

Step back in time at the Teylers Museum in Haarlem

Last Saturday I visited the Teylers Museum in Haarlem, a museum I had heard about both from friends who had already visited it as well as in a museology course … Continue reading

May 14, 2019 · Leave a comment

Need funding for a project? Consider the LUF!

Have you ever heard of the Leiden University Fund? And did you know that, as a student of Leiden University you can apply for one of their grants to carry … Continue reading

May 5, 2019 · Leave a comment

Going experimental at the Faculty of Archaeology

Last Friday the Experimental Event took place at the Leiden University’s Faculty of Archaeology. Organized yearly by the Johan Picardt (Pre-)historic and Science Based Archaeology subgroup of L.A.S. Terra, the … Continue reading

April 13, 2019 · Leave a comment

Teylingen, the ruins of a medieval castle a stone’s throw away from Leiden

The weekend before last I visited the ruins of the medieval castle of Teylingen. The weather was amazing, as spring is finally here. The day was sunny and actually a … Continue reading

April 8, 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 · 3 Comments

Getting your inner artist out in Leiden

I find that being creative, doing art, and making stuff with your hands is an excellent hobby to enjoy apart from the everyday load of studying, reading and writing, it … Continue reading

March 16, 2019 · 2 Comments

Mushrooms, coffee and sustainability

Mushrooms, coffee and sustainability… How are these three things related you might ask? Read on and you’ll find out. Last Friday I went to a really interesting workshop on how … Continue reading

February 20, 2019 · 3 Comments

The poetry on Leiden’s walls

One of the first things I remember noticing about the city of Leiden after moving here to study a Research Masters degree a year and a half ago was that … Continue reading

February 7, 2019 · 1 Comment