THE LEIDENER

A Blog by International Students at Leiden University

Checklist for International Students

Moving to another country is quite stressful even though you have done it several times before. Your mind keeps questioning whether there is anything missed out to avoid a bad … Continue reading

July 31, 2020 · Leave a comment

Virtual Exchange

In the last weeks, basically all parts of our lives have moved online. For us students, this has led to a lot of online-lectures and workgroups that now start with … Continue reading

April 9, 2020 · 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 · 3 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

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