THE LEIDENER

A Blog by International Students at Leiden University

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

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

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

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

An internship at one of Uganda’s biggest newspapers – Part 1

Guest blogger: Donna de Weijer, MA African Studies It has been two weeks since I arrived in Kampala, Uganda, and time has flown by. Surprisingly enough, getting used to my … Continue reading

February 5, 2019 · 1 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

Hebei Normal University for Nationalities

Hello everyone! My name is Henriëtte Hofman I am enrolled in the Asian Studies Research Master. In this programme, students get the chance to go abroad for one semester to … Continue reading

October 30, 2018 · Leave a comment

Destination Down Under – My Semester Abroad in Australia (2/3): Halfway

Ten weeks ago, I stepped into the airplane to the other side of the world. Time flies you’re having fun – almost halfway through the exchange adventure. Let me organize … Continue reading

October 5, 2018 · Leave a comment

Destination Down Under – My Semester Abroad in Australia (1/3): Pre-departure

As much as I have fallen for Leiden and its people, I – Anna, third year Psychology student – am spending this semester away from my new home. A couple … Continue reading

September 12, 2018 · Leave a comment