THE LEIDENER

A Blog by International Students at Leiden University

Checklist for International Students

Moving to another country is quite stressful even though you have done it several times before. Your mind keeps questioning whether there is anything missed out to avoid a bad … Continue reading

July 31, 2020 · Leave a comment

5 Things You Might Need to Know Before Start Writing Your Thesis

As the academic year is coming to an end, I am currently waiting for my thesis grade to be published in order to be officially graduated from the Advanced LL.M. … Continue reading

July 31, 2020 · Leave a comment

International Leiden Leadership Program (ILLP)

Before starting this year, I was already planning to attend the International Leiden Leadership Program (ILLP). I have heard about this program from my friends who already completed the program. … Continue reading

July 30, 2020 · Leave a comment

Reasons To Become A Student Representative – Part 2

In the first part of this blog, I mentioned making new friends and knowing them better as well as developing your skills as the first two reasons to be a … Continue reading

July 29, 2020 · Leave a comment

Be A (Virtual) Traveler

Hello everyone! Last year, I was an exchange student at Utrecht University. Although I was planning to stay in the Netherlands in order to obtain my master’s degree, I was … Continue reading

July 28, 2020 · Leave a comment

Chat with a Student

Hi everyone! It has been a while I haven’t posted any blogs here. So, I decided to talk about one of the things kept me busy during the last couple … Continue reading

July 27, 2020 · Leave a comment

Studying remotely in the times of Covid-19

Guest blogger: Bianca Mannini, MA International Relations This past semester has certainly been a challenge for all students and professors. For us, starting our masters in February 2020, the lock-down … Continue reading

July 3, 2020 · Leave a comment

How to get a cheap Dutch course

If you’re moving to the Netherlands this summer, chances are you’re not exactly fluent in Dutch. That’s totally fine. After all, the Dutch are known for speaking very good English. … Continue reading

June 10, 2020 · Leave a comment

Writing Your Thesis During Lockdown

When I officially started to write my bachelor thesis in February, I told my friends that I’d love to do one of those writing retreats. In my imagination, that’s a … Continue reading

May 31, 2020 · 2 Comments

Starting Your Studies in September? – What You Should Know

When University closed in March, few of us expected it to last this long. Now, it has been announced that we can expect the coming semester to be a bit … Continue reading

May 23, 2020 · Leave a comment