THE LEIDENER

A Blog by International Students at Leiden University

Justus Lipsius and the building that took his name

Ever wondered where the names of our University’s buildings originate from? What is their history? It is important for the students of such an ancient and renowned University to know … Continue reading

September 1, 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

Cheap getaways: pt. 2 – Antwerp

… Here the second part of my two-day trip to Belgium! Day 2\3 – Ghent → Antwerp On the second day we took a train from Ghent to Antwerp (In … Continue reading

March 25, 2019 · Leave a comment

Cheap getaways: pt. 1 – Ghent

Here in Leiden we really are at the “doorstep of Europe”! Even after several months, I am still amazed by how incredibly close everything is. This comes in handy when … Continue reading

March 23, 2019 · 4 Comments

A Short Guide to Bruges

My expectations of a city-trip to Bruges entirely revolved around quintessential Belgian stereotypes: I was going to eat the best-tasting fries ever, the best-tasting chocolate ever, all the while wandering … Continue reading

January 22, 2018 · Leave a comment

An Escape to Ghent.

If one is looking for a one day escape from Leiden and looking to go a foreign city nearby then one of the best options which you would have is … Continue reading

January 23, 2014 · Leave a comment

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