THE LEIDENER

A Blog by International Students at Leiden University

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

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

The Double-edged Sword of IBP

For those of you who plan to study in Leiden, I’m sure many are interested in the International Bachelor of Psychology. It is, after all, one of the most popular … Continue reading

April 5, 2019 · Leave a comment

Halfway Through LLM-2: Sweet Insights 

I shared the bittersweet insides from my LLM journey in my article; Halfway Through LLM-1: Bittersweet Insights. But don’t worry, it is not only relatively negative stuff! All those struggles … Continue reading

March 27, 2019 · Leave a comment

The Road to Leadership: My ILLP Experience- Part 1

Want to do some extracurricular during your masters? Want to meet other ambiguous master students from many different programs? Want to discover your inner tendencies and different styles of leadership? … Continue reading

March 22, 2019 · Leave a comment

To Write or Not to Write: How to Find a Research Question

You reached that point in your study where you should find a research question to answer in your thesis. Finding a topic that interests you which is also worth writing … Continue reading

March 20, 2019 · 2 Comments

Halfway Through LLM-1: Bittersweet Insights

Started my programme the beginning of September, it feels unreal how fast the time goes, and I am already at halfway through my LLM degree at Leiden University. As I … Continue reading

March 17, 2019 · Leave a comment

A day in the life: Research Master in Archaeology

For a bit of a change, I thought I’d write a “day in the life” blog for you all. I know lots of people are currently trying to decide which … Continue reading

February 28, 2019 · Leave a comment

My African Experience: Part 1, the beginning

Guest blogger: Erik van der Zanden, MA African Studies What am I doing in Kampala, Uganda? While this is my fifth time in eight years that I visit Uganda, it … Continue reading

February 5, 2019 · Leave a comment

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