THE LEIDENER

A Blog by International Students at Leiden University

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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

Missing the OWL Week? Don’t!

Orientation Week Leiden is organized annually to welcome the new students of Leiden University. It is an exclusive week, full of activities, only for students from all programmes, starting at … Continue reading

May 23, 2019 · Leave a comment

Events in The Hague (May + June)

Classes are almost over and summer is hopefully starting too. Many of you are probably already heading back home or going on holiday with friends, but if you’re staying in … Continue reading

May 21, 2019 · 1 Comment

Discover Tilburg- a One Day Trip

Summer is around the corner, exams are looming in the distance, and you wish you could spend a day away, pretending you don’t have to study… How about Tilburg? I … Continue reading

May 19, 2019 · 3 Comments

Good weather is finally here!

Unfortunately, Dutch weather is not the greatest. However, the sun is finally out and it is warm enough to go to the beach! Yes, it’s that time of the year … Continue reading

May 18, 2019 · Leave a comment

12 things that will happen to a German student in Leiden

Northern Germany and The Netherlands are similar in many ways: the language sounds familiar, the weather surely is and people will tell you what is on their mind just as directly. Well, … Continue reading

May 16, 2019 · Leave a comment

Finishing the Second Year- Where Am I Now?

A lot can change in a year, as we all know well. What I didn’t expect is for the whole essence of my program to change so extremely from year … Continue reading

May 16, 2019 · 1 Comment

Night at the Museum: Leiden Edition

Haven’t had the chance to explore the rich collections of the Leiden museums? Or you have already been to some but looking for to complete the list? Leiden Museum Night … Continue reading

May 15, 2019 · Leave a comment

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

Taking my thesis to coffee: Exploring a new cafe in Leiden

If you’re searching for good coffee, amazing cake, and a peaceful but buzzing atmosphere, there’s one café you have to try! The Old School in Pieterskerkhof is a mix of … Continue reading

May 14, 2019 · Leave a comment

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