THE LEIDENER

A Blog by International Students at Leiden University

Cuteness Overload: Dutch Dog Breeds

Members of our families, best friends for life, our furry cute companions: dogs! Many Dutch families have a pet and it often is a dog. There are 11 dog breeds … Continue reading

May 20, 2019 · 2 Comments

Discover Tilburg- a One Day Trip

Summer is around the corner, exams are looming in the distance, and you wish you could spend a day away, pretending you don’t have to study… How about Tilburg? I … Continue reading

May 19, 2019 · 3 Comments

12 things that will happen to a German student in Leiden

Northern Germany and The Netherlands are similar in many ways: the language sounds familiar, the weather surely is and people will tell you what is on their mind just as directly. Well, … Continue reading

May 16, 2019 · Leave a comment

Taking my thesis to coffee: Exploring a new cafe in Leiden

If you’re searching for good coffee, amazing cake, and a peaceful but buzzing atmosphere, there’s one café you have to try! The Old School in Pieterskerkhof is a mix of … Continue reading

May 14, 2019 · Leave a comment

Her Story: Leiden’s Leading Ladies Exhibition

A meaningful exhibition about women at Leiden University, as a part of the events organized for its 444th year, is open for visitors at Oude UB (Rapenburg 70), the building … Continue reading

May 10, 2019 · Leave a comment

Affordable student life pt. 3 – Allowances

Here we are in our last segment on how to come to live in the Netherlands without worrying too much about money. You can find the first two episodes here: … Continue reading

May 6, 2019 · Leave a comment

5 Questions About MOOCs

While exploring how to move forward with my education after soon graduating from Psychology, I have often come across a recent educational trend: Massive Open Online Courses, short: MOOCS, that … Continue reading

May 2, 2019 · 2 Comments

Easter Trip- Part 3: Procida

As Capri and Ischia are attractive options, we chose to go to Procida from Naples, the least touristic one of the three coastal islands.  How to get there? It should … Continue reading

April 30, 2019 · Leave a comment

Affordable student life pt.2 – Cheap purchases

Here we are in our second part of the “Affordable student life” series, if you are interested in the first part (“How to work in the Netherlands”) click here. As … Continue reading

April 30, 2019 · 2 Comments

Getting your Dutch Health Insurance

Why bother? Moving to The Netherlands from a different country is exciting, and sure enough, as soon as you arrive here you want to experience as much as you can … Continue reading

April 29, 2019 · Leave a comment

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