THE LEIDENER

A Blog by International Students at Leiden University

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

Destination Down Under – My Semester Abroad in Australia (3/3): Back home

February 2019: One month has passed since I came back home from exchange at the University of Sydney. My Australian semester’s been it all: challenging, eye-opening, beautiful, educating, inspiring and of course … Continue reading

March 5, 2019 · Leave a comment

Why Did I Choose My Programme?

Whether you are applying for a bachelor or master’s degree, the programme you choose becomes a part of you for the rest of your life and plays a crucial role … Continue reading

March 5, 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

Sustainability news: from cups to toilet paper!

Let’s talk about some practical issue that may interest you very much.  If you are spending time in any of the University buildings these days you may have noticed that … Continue reading

February 26, 2019 · 2 Comments

Top 3 Places to Study in KOG

Kamerlingh Onnes Gebouw, home of the Leiden Law School, might be my favourite university building in Leiden. It is a beautiful blend of classic and modern with well-known brick walls … Continue reading

February 25, 2019 · Leave a comment

7 Facts to Know About Leiden University

Whether you already are a student or planning to apply for, there are some key facts you should know about Leiden University. 1. Oldest university in the Netherlands Established by … Continue reading

February 21, 2019 · 2 Comments

Keeping on track with big research projects

For long term research projects, such as your thesis or group assignments, keeping on track with work and making sure you don’t fall behind can be difficult. I know for … Continue reading

February 8, 2019 · 1 Comment

The poetry on Leiden’s walls

One of the first things I remember noticing about the city of Leiden after moving here to study a Research Masters degree a year and a half ago was that … Continue reading

February 7, 2019 · 1 Comment