THE LEIDENER

A Blog by International Students at Leiden University

What to Expect from International Leiden Leadership Programme

The period of International Leiden Leadership Programme is over for this year. I had the opportunity to be a part of this valuable experience. When I chose Leiden University for … Continue reading

June 1, 2019 · 2 Comments

Active Resting

Most of us are trying to handle the huge workload of numerous exams, assignments, thesis and also other tasks outside the faculty. As striking a balance between all of those … Continue reading

May 23, 2019 · Leave a comment

Keep Cycling!

Today was the day of the bike tour for the 444th anniversary of Leiden University. It was full of sweat, muscle tension, and huge smiles. Cycling through many picturesque terrains … Continue reading

May 11, 2019 · 2 Comments

44.4 Km for The 444th Anniversary

Leiden University is celebrating its 444th anniversary this year. Having a glorious history, Leiden University arranges many events to honour its symbolic year turn.   Among others, there will be … Continue reading

May 10, 2019 · Leave a comment

Exploring The Neighbouring Towns of Leiden – Part Wassenaar

Finally, we have long day times and bright sunshine over the Netherlands. It calls for having more outdoor activities for me. Then it suggests a good period of time to … Continue reading

April 15, 2019 · Leave a comment

An outsider experience in Campus the Hague – Part 1

A modern outlook, a spacious design and mostly packed with students… Here it is, the second house of Leiden University, Campus the Hague (Campus Den Haag). I usually prefer to … Continue reading

March 24, 2019 · 1 Comment

Healthy and Dutchy: Haring

Each country has its own palate. Of course, the Netherlands has some peculiarities too. One of them and also among my favourites is Herring (Haring), with its special eating method … Continue reading

March 20, 2019 · 2 Comments

Let Me Check My Diary

Here in the Netherlands, life goes by appointments. We can simply call it as “diary culture”. Whether electronic or traditional, dairies constitute an inseparable part of daily life. Being in … Continue reading

February 23, 2019 · Leave a comment

How to Begin to Self-Study Dutch: A Few Tips

Eager to get to know a new culture? Yes?… Great! You successfully took the first step to start. Adapting to a wholly new culture, being surrounded by a new language … Continue reading

February 21, 2019 · Leave a comment