THE LEIDENER

A Blog by International Students at Leiden University

Visit to CJEU: Part 2 – The Court

In the second part of my CJEU visit, following the first one on the city of Luxembourg which you can read from here, I want to share my experience from … Continue reading

June 20, 2019 · Leave a comment

Visit to the CJEU: Part 1 – Luxembourg

As a part of my studies, I have just been to Luxembourg, to visit the Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU). In this two-part series, I will tell … Continue reading

June 18, 2019 · Leave a comment

Before the dream arrival……(Part 1)

Hello everyone, your new blogger extraordinaire here! This series that I’ve concocted will attempt to show you all you need to ready before you even arrive in Leiden. In today’s … Continue reading

June 17, 2019 · Leave a comment

Studying IBP – What you should know before

It is eleven pm, my eyes are definitely working against me and I am sitting at home with my statistics textbook unopened lying next to me. I should be studying … Continue reading

June 16, 2019 · 1 Comment

How to Buy Uni Books Cheaply

Soon enough the incoming students of September will receive the list of reading materials they will need for the courses. This may not be true for other faculties, however, in … Continue reading

June 16, 2019 · 2 Comments

5 reasons to apply for the European Union Studies programme

The Master Programme in International Relations at the University of Leiden offers different specializations to students who want to pursue their studies in the city of Rembrandt. I applied for … Continue reading

June 13, 2019 · Leave a comment

Surviving the Long Library Days- Tips for Studying

Exams are here, and with them long days spent studying at the library. So what can you do to survive those days, and come out the other end with not … Continue reading

June 9, 2019 · Leave a comment

Finishing All Lectures of Your Master’s Degree

  It feels like it is an eternity away when you are struggling through countless assignments, presentations, group projects and exams. All those beautiful days you spend in the classroom … Continue reading

June 8, 2019 · Leave a comment

My African Experience: Part 2: a normal day in Uganda

Guest blogger: Erik van der Zanden, MA African Studies Hello again! At this moment I am finalizing my master thesis on how youth can transform their situation with non-violent methods, … Continue reading

June 4, 2019 · 2 Comments

Finishing up a Master Thesis: My Takeways 

As the semester comes to an end, many master students are dealing (or struggling) with their master thesis, including me. As I am coming to an end with mine (yayyy), … Continue reading

June 3, 2019 · Leave a comment