THE LEIDENER

A Blog by International Students at Leiden University

Housing in The Hague Part 1

It’s the time of year again! The time of sun, beach and parties, summer holiday!! But for many students this is also a time of stress and anxiety, the time … Continue reading

July 19, 2019 · Leave a comment

An exclusive preview of the Lakenhal Museum

As I am writing this article, I am sitting on my windowsill facing one of the oldest and biggest canals in Leiden and am waiting for the arrival of the … Continue reading

June 19, 2019 · Leave a comment

Studying IBP – What you should know before

It is eleven pm, my eyes are definitely working against me and I am sitting at home with my statistics textbook unopened lying next to me. I should be studying … Continue reading

June 16, 2019 · 1 Comment

Bikes in the Netherlands – Practical tips

If you are already living in the Netherlands, you know, and if not, you will know soon: Bikes are Life here!  Seriously, coming from a big city where bikers are … Continue reading

June 6, 2019 · Leave a comment

Why the Humanities Buddy Programme is a great idea

It is true, many people get to know Leiden and the student life with the OWL week. However, many times this is not possible and even when you had an … Continue reading

June 3, 2019 · Leave a comment

“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

Your Very First Day in the Netherlands- What to Expect

I remember my first day in the Netherlands like it was yesterday. The flight from Israel was an emotional journey, spent listening to sad end-of-an-era songs  followed by energetic beginning-of-something-new … Continue reading

May 27, 2019 · 2 Comments

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

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