THE LEIDENER

A Blog by International Students at Leiden University

Meet the Green Kitchen!

Who doesn’t love good food and great company? Add a good cause to the mix, and you have Leiden’s Green Kitchen! The Green Kitchen is a student initiative raising awareness … Continue reading

March 1, 2020 · Leave a comment

Libraries of Leiden University – Part II

In the second part of this blog series, I would like to talk about Main Library of Leiden University. (If you would like to read the first part where I … Continue reading

February 29, 2020 · Leave a comment

A Day of a Commuter

Hoi, allemal! While applications for 2020/2021 academic year are still open, I would like to give you some insights about how does it look like to commute between The Hague … Continue reading

February 29, 2020 · Leave a comment

“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

Photography Workshop with Gordon Meuleman!

This weekend, the Leideners had the privilege to participate in a photography workshop by Gordon Meuleman – and it was amazing! Everyone who follows our blog knows, that we love … Continue reading

February 11, 2020 · Leave a comment

A Place to Visit: Leiden Christmas Market

The other day, I was a bit bored with studies. I texted my friends for lunch and they told me that they were about to take off for the Christmas … Continue reading

December 24, 2019 · Leave a comment

Volunteerig For The WWF

You are an international, into sustainability and interested in volunteering? Then keep on reading, this is for you! When I started my studies, I had a very long list of … Continue reading

December 22, 2019 · 1 Comment

Why You Should Definitely Attend the Orientation Week (OWL)?

Hoi, allemaal! Yesterday, I submitted my thesis proposal and my last grade was announced. This was the declaration of Winter Break for me! Then, I decided to write my first-ever … Continue reading

December 20, 2019 · Leave a comment

Winter is Coming to Leiden

Some of you have been looking forward to this, others probably dreaded it. But it is undeniable: Winter has officially reached the Netherlands! The cold season has a special place … Continue reading

December 7, 2019 · 3 Comments

Hugo Grotius: one of the founding fathers of International Law

Today I’m going to talk about the all-famous Dutch Jurist Hugo Grotius, a renowned alumnus of Leiden University. While no university buildings have been named after him, the Leiden Law … Continue reading

September 26, 2019 · Leave a comment