THE LEIDENER

A Blog by International Students at Leiden University

My visit to the European Space Research and Technology Centre in Noordwijk – Part 1

Just a few kilometres northwest of Leiden lies one of the most advanced research centres in Europe: ESTEC. The European Space Technology and Research Centre is located in the coastal … Continue reading

July 4, 2019 · 3 Comments

Summer plan: Visit the Zuid-Kennemerland National Park and see European bison

Now that summer is here, and hopefully all of the final exams and assignments are done and over with, it is time to enjoy the good weather and spend time … Continue reading

July 2, 2019 · Leave a comment

My trip to Brussels to visit the EU institutions

It was a cold early morning of end October when I left Leiden with my fellow colleagues to embark in a three-days trip to the Belgian capital. The European Union … Continue reading

June 29, 2019 · Leave a comment

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

A Day in Brussels

I have been to Brussels with my programme in the beginning of November to visit the European Union institutions, which was a great opportunity to see the ones who doesn’t … Continue reading

June 10, 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

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

“Science Fiction: a Journey Into the Unknown” in Rotterdam

Sci-Fi fans, unite! a temporary exhibition in Kunsthal, Rotterdam, will immerse you in the world of science-fiction, from its very beginning, to what it has become today. So hurry up, … Continue reading

May 29, 2019 · Leave a comment

Hidden Copenhagen: the Local’s Guide- Part 3 (Drinks, Beer, and Culture)

Drinks La Banchina In midst of the industrial area you’ll find many hip spots, among them this unique restaurant-bar. The idea here is that you seat right on the deck, … Continue reading

May 24, 2019 · 2 Comments