THE LEIDENER

A Blog by International Students at Leiden University

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

What to Expect from International Leiden Leadership Programme

The period of International Leiden Leadership Programme is over for this year. I had the opportunity to be a part of this valuable experience. When I chose Leiden University for … Continue reading

June 1, 2019 · 2 Comments

En Route to the Exchange- Why Not Travel? 

Are you planning to go, or already going, on an exchange? That’s awesome! One of the best opportunities Leiden University has to offer is spending a semester in a different … Continue reading

May 31, 2019 · 2 Comments

My ILLP Experience-Part 2: Business Game and Graduation

Completed the semester-long International Leiden Leadership Programme last Saturday, this article is the second and last part of the series on my ILLP Experience. You can read the first part … Continue reading

May 31, 2019 · Leave a comment

A Day in the Peace Palace: Experience and Tips

  Disclaimer: This article provides excited insights of a law student and might seem too nerdy to those outside of the area. You might skip to second part for tips … Continue reading

May 28, 2019 · Leave a comment

Active Resting

Most of us are trying to handle the huge workload of numerous exams, assignments, thesis and also other tasks outside the faculty. As striking a balance between all of those … Continue reading

May 23, 2019 · Leave a comment

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