THE LEIDENER

A Blog by International Students at Leiden University

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

IBP – After 3 Years

As I’m about to finish my thesis, I can’t help looking back at the last three years in Leiden. It’s definitely been an adventure – academically as well as personally … Continue reading

May 11, 2020 · Leave a comment

Here´s why you don´t have to worry about the Intro Weeks being cancelled

According to the government, all public events until September 1st have been cancelled – I assume this goes for the Introduction weeks too. HOP week and First Years Weekend (FYW) … Continue reading

April 29, 2020 · Leave a comment

Drafting a Letter of Recommendation

It’s easy to forget, but there is a life after Leiden University. Perhaps you’re planning to continue your studies elsewhere, or maybe you’re looking for your first real job. Either … Continue reading

April 27, 2020 · Leave a comment

Virtual Exchange

In the last weeks, basically all parts of our lives have moved online. For us students, this has led to a lot of online-lectures and workgroups that now start with … Continue reading

April 9, 2020 · Leave a comment

The Global Affairs Minor

As promised, here is a more in-depth review of the Global Affairs minor offered by Leiden University. As the name suggests, Global Affairs is part of Leiden’s International Relations department. … Continue reading

March 29, 2020 · Leave a comment

Libraries of Leiden University – Part III

In the third article of this blog series, I will be talking about Wijnhaven Library, The Hague. (If you would like to read the previous articles of this blog series … Continue reading

February 29, 2020 · Leave a comment

Thing’s I’ve learn’t to put on my CV

At some point in the next few years we are going to have to write and submit CVs, if we haven’t already. But it can be hard to know what … Continue reading

February 29, 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

Libraries of Leiden University – Part I

If you are a law student, you spend your days in the libraries. It is a known fact. For those of you who think this is a choice, you are … Continue reading

February 29, 2020 · Leave a comment