THE LEIDENER

A Blog by International Students at Leiden University

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

Lost motivation? Read this rather than stress about it!

Losing motivation happens to us all, whether it’s for your thesis, an essay, piece of group work, (or sometimes your degree choice). Here are four tips for regaining your motivation, … Continue reading

May 11, 2019 · Leave a comment

Need funding for a project? Consider the LUF!

Have you ever heard of the Leiden University Fund? And did you know that, as a student of Leiden University you can apply for one of their grants to carry … Continue reading

May 5, 2019 · Leave a comment

Easter Trip – Part 4: Erasmus Reunion in Munich

They say that Erasmus is not just a year in your life – but your life in one year. I completed mine in August of 2016, almost 3 years ago. It … Continue reading

May 3, 2019 · 4 Comments

5 Questions About MOOCs

While exploring how to move forward with my education after soon graduating from Psychology, I have often come across a recent educational trend: Massive Open Online Courses, short: MOOCS, that … Continue reading

May 2, 2019 · 2 Comments

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

Going experimental at the Faculty of Archaeology

Last Friday the Experimental Event took place at the Leiden University’s Faculty of Archaeology. Organized yearly by the Johan Picardt (Pre-)historic and Science Based Archaeology subgroup of L.A.S. Terra, the … Continue reading

April 13, 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

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

Teylingen, the ruins of a medieval castle a stone’s throw away from Leiden

The weekend before last I visited the ruins of the medieval castle of Teylingen. The weather was amazing, as spring is finally here. The day was sunny and actually a … Continue reading

April 8, 2019 · Leave a comment

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