THE LEIDENER

A Blog by International Students at Leiden University

“If you want to know what’s important to a culture, learn their language.”

That’s what Joanne Harris once said, and she couldn’t have been more correct. Before I moved to the Netherlands, I couldn’t imagine staying in a country this long without feeling … Continue reading

February 22, 2020 · Leave a comment

Which Apps Should I Download Before Moving to The Netherlands – Part II

In the second part of this blog, I am going to mention some apps that might be useful for international students regardless from where they continue their studies. Here are … Continue reading

January 28, 2020 · Leave a comment

Minors Of Leiden University

Have you come across the many minor programmes of Leiden University yet? First of all – what is a minor? A minor is a compact study programme of 30 credit … Continue reading

January 20, 2020 · 2 Comments

sustainable grocery shopping

Like many students I try to live as sustainable as possible, trying to take as many steps to leave as little impact on the enviroment as possible, while working to … Continue reading

December 1, 2019 · Leave a comment

The Hague Housing part 2: Your Rights

So, you have managed to find a room/house and you’re finally safe to start the academic semester without the worry of where you’ll sleep tonight! Congrats! But suddenly your landlord … Continue reading

September 21, 2019 · Leave a comment

On graduating and becoming a Leiden University alumni

Tomorrow I will graduate from the two-year Research Masters I studied at the Faculty of Archaeology and will officially become an alumni of Leiden University. This also means that this … Continue reading

September 19, 2019 · 2 Comments

Being A Leidener

As I graduated from my LLM programme at Leiden University, my journey as a blogger at the Leidener also comes to an end. The best way to say farewell to … Continue reading

August 31, 2019 · Leave a comment

Moving out from Leiden

The good times come to an end, the semester and even the summer has (almost) ended. Time to face the truth: you will be leaving your home for the last … Continue reading

August 22, 2019 · Leave a comment

Con-grad-ulations! Graduation Season & You

So, you’ve finished all your modules, your thesis is marked and it’s time to graduate? Or, you’re day dreaming of what will happen once all your work is done, and … Continue reading

August 21, 2019 · 2 Comments

What Now? Finding a Job in the Netherlands

Finished your studies and cannot have enough of this country so you want to look for vacancies? Or you are starting your degree and hope to find something to start … Continue reading

August 14, 2019 · Leave a comment