THE LEIDENER

A Blog by International Students at Leiden University

A field trip to the Dordogne region, France

Ask someone to think of early humans in Europe, and they’ll probably think of the painted caves of South-Western France, such as Lascaux. The Dordogne region of France is full … Continue reading

April 23, 2019 · Leave a comment

Websites You Need to Know (And Probably Don’t)

Interested in the local news? Want to learn more about the culture and the people in the Netherlands? Or perhaps you’re just looking for something nice to do next weekend? … Continue reading

April 19, 2019 · Leave a comment

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

The Bookworm’s Guide to Leiden

Love reading? Well, hopefully, this guide will help you get your reading on! I present to you a few recommendations for all that concerns reading- where to buy your books, … Continue reading

April 10, 2019 · Leave a comment

Moving or Visiting? Consider This!

Many great suggestions and tips can be found for students moving to the Netherlands for their bachelor or master studies. However, here are 3 things you should consider even if … Continue reading

April 9, 2019 · 3 Comments

Part 3 of Food in Leiden: Weeknight Dinner

Cooking for yourself is often one of the big shocks of moving away from home, with this made even more challenging by moving to a different country with different produce … Continue reading

March 27, 2019 · Leave a comment

Part 1 of Food in Leiden: Food Shopping

Welcome to a new mini-series I’m writing! Over the next few blogs, I’ll tell you about some of my favourite restaurants in Leiden, what you can expect from a standard kitchen … Continue reading

March 17, 2019 · 2 Comments

Leiden, For the Record

There are many adjectives one could use to describe Leiden: welcoming, charming, warm, artistic, vintage. The latter two unveil one of the reasons I love this city: whereas Amsterdam offers … Continue reading

March 7, 2019 · 5 Comments

Why Did I Choose My Programme?

Whether you are applying for a bachelor or master’s degree, the programme you choose becomes a part of you for the rest of your life and plays a crucial role … Continue reading

March 5, 2019 · Leave a comment

A day in the life: Research Master in Archaeology

For a bit of a change, I thought I’d write a “day in the life” blog for you all. I know lots of people are currently trying to decide which … Continue reading

February 28, 2019 · Leave a comment

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