THE LEIDENER

A Blog by International Students at Leiden University

Minors Of Leiden University

Have you come across the many minor programmes of Leiden University yet? First of all – what is a minor? A minor is a compact study programme of 30 credit … Continue reading

January 20, 2020 · Leave a comment

Which Apps Should I Download Before Moving to The Netherlands – Part I

Regardless from where you are, being an international student equivalent to a tight budget, creating a brand new social environment and trying to understand local traits and daily habits. However, … Continue reading

January 17, 2020 · Leave a comment

An Intro to Studying in The Hague

When most people think about studying at Leiden University, inevitably they envision the city of Leiden. Yet there are several studies based in The Hague. There are 17 studies, including … Continue reading

January 16, 2020 · Leave a comment

Surfing in Winter?

Defying bad weather is something the Dutch are very good at. No matter how windy or rainy it is, you’ll see them biking around town and doing what Dutch people … Continue reading

January 7, 2020 · 1 Comment

How The Netherlands provided me with having families from all around the world?

Being an international student comes with the opportunity to establish friendships with people from various cultures and nations. By hosting thousands of international students every semester, Dutch universities are one … Continue reading

December 31, 2019 · Leave a comment

A Place to Visit: Leiden Christmas Market

The other day, I was a bit bored with studies. I texted my friends for lunch and they told me that they were about to take off for the Christmas … Continue reading

December 24, 2019 · Leave a comment

Volunteerig For The WWF

You are an international, into sustainability and interested in volunteering? Then keep on reading, this is for you! When I started my studies, I had a very long list of … Continue reading

December 22, 2019 · 1 Comment

Winter is Coming to Leiden

Some of you have been looking forward to this, others probably dreaded it. But it is undeniable: Winter has officially reached the Netherlands! The cold season has a special place … Continue reading

December 7, 2019 · 3 Comments

sustainable grocery shopping

Like many students I try to live as sustainable as possible, trying to take as many steps to leave as little impact on the enviroment as possible, while working to … Continue reading

December 1, 2019 · Leave a comment

Holidays in the Netherlands

Leiden University is filled with international students which in turn means that many of us are far from home. Some of us have come great distances to be here, others … Continue reading

November 28, 2019 · Leave a comment