THE LEIDENER

A Blog by International Students at Leiden University

Summer in The Hague – Parks and the Beach

It is summer in The Hague: my study buddies are traveling, my family is far away, only a very small group of friends is still here with me – so … Continue reading

August 2, 2014 · Leave a comment

Learning Chinese #2

Summer break at uni but as our teacher pointed out: “Chinese should be rehearsed consistently”. Because, besides memorizing the correct tones, another very difficult part of studying is to learn … Continue reading

July 8, 2014 · Leave a comment

Hippie Market – Trying to escape the hubbub of King´s Day for a while

“King´s day” in The Hague  Wow! It´s the King´s birthday on Sunday and the entire country celebrates “King´s day” – the first King´s day in a very, very long time! … Continue reading

April 27, 2014 · 1 Comment

你好! Learning Chinese #1

In my little Chinese Trilogy I will share with you my thoughts about learning Chinese, the difficulties, the curiosities, the surprises and what I can already read and understand when … Continue reading

April 21, 2014 · Leave a comment

Spring in The Hague

Exactly one year ago, I came to see The Hague for the first time, I visited my future apartment, drifted through the beautiful city center and just enjoyed the international … Continue reading

March 23, 2014 · 4 Comments

Best photography exhibition I have seen in a very long time!!!

Actually, I did not want to report about an exhibition so soon again… but I can´t hold back with my enthusiasm about what I saw! 😉 Last Sunday, I just … Continue reading

January 31, 2014 · 1 Comment

The Hague Market or Haagse Markt

A few weeks ago, a friend of mine took me to The Hague Market for the first time … and it was a sublime and incomparable shopping experience. On this … Continue reading

January 25, 2014 · 4 Comments

Half a year in The Hague… my résumé and some first impressions

Looking back at 2013, much has happened; moving to The Hague and becoming a university student was one of the most exciting things … The first contact I got to … Continue reading

December 31, 2013 · 3 Comments

Chanel Exhibition II

Before the end of the year, I wanted to visit the Coco Chanel Exhibition in the Gemeentemuseum in The Hague – and this time I got in, finally! 😉 I … Continue reading

December 29, 2013 · 1 Comment

“Excellence through Diversity” at Leiden University

On Thursday November 7, I had the chance to attend the “Excellence through Diversity” Symposium in Leiden at the Faculty of Law. On this conference, the participants could “discuss the … Continue reading

November 9, 2013 · 1 Comment