THE LEIDENER

A Blog by International Students at Leiden University

Manuscripts of South & Southeast Asia Workshop: inside the secretive world of Asian Studies

The University Library hosts a diverse scene of activity throughout the year, and its liveliness is characterised by much more than long coffee lines at Café Ubé or non-Asian studies … Continue reading

April 11, 2019 · 2 Comments

The Bookworm’s Guide to Leiden

Love reading? Well, hopefully, this guide will help you get your reading on! I present to you a few recommendations for all that concerns reading- where to buy your books, … Continue reading

April 10, 2019 · Leave a comment

Sunshine in The Hague

Something that no one quite emphasises enough is just how little sun one receives in a Dutch winter. They mention it of course, but never quite get to exactly how … Continue reading

April 9, 2019 · Leave a comment

Moving or Visiting? Consider This!

Many great suggestions and tips can be found for students moving to the Netherlands for their bachelor or master studies. However, here are 3 things you should consider even if … Continue reading

April 9, 2019 · 3 Comments

April Events in Leiden

Don’t know what to do this month? I’ve got you covered! Check out these awesome events in Leiden and the area which are sure to make your month better. 14.4- … Continue reading

April 9, 2019 · Leave a comment

How-To: Biking Through the Tulip Fields

It’s warm outside, the sun is shining, and flowers are blooming all around. You’ve got it- it’s spring! Here in the Netherlands, it means something else, too- tulip season!   … Continue reading

April 9, 2019 · 2 Comments

Teylingen, the ruins of a medieval castle a stone’s throw away from Leiden

The weekend before last I visited the ruins of the medieval castle of Teylingen. The weather was amazing, as spring is finally here. The day was sunny and actually a … Continue reading

April 8, 2019 · Leave a comment

Using Twitter for Academia

Twitter can a be really interesting way to communicate your research to other academics and the public, as well as connect with different academic communities. Beyond just memes and keeping … Continue reading

April 7, 2019 · Leave a comment

Explore The Netherlands on Your Day Off – Saturday in Breda

After my last exam period, this was my first Saturday off. As much as I love being in Leiden, Saturday is the day I enjoy being here the least, because … Continue reading

April 6, 2019 · Leave a comment

The Double-edged Sword of IBP

For those of you who plan to study in Leiden, I’m sure many are interested in the International Bachelor of Psychology. It is, after all, one of the most popular … Continue reading

April 5, 2019 · Leave a comment

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