THE LEIDENER

A Blog by International Students at Leiden University

My university experiences in Italy and in the Netherlands: a comparison – Part 2

An advantage of workgroups is that students are compelled to form their own opinion and to intervene during class. However, the participation grade might push many to speak even if … Continue reading

August 3, 2019 · Leave a comment

My university experiences in Italy and in the Netherlands: a comparison – Part 1

When I applied to study at Leiden University, I was aware of the profound differences between my home country’s higher education system and the Dutch one, but spending a year … Continue reading

July 31, 2019 · Leave a comment

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

Easter Trip – Part 2: Naples

Following the first part of this blog series on Part 1: Rome I am continuing my Easter trip insights with Naples. For sure not as touristic as Rome, you feel … Continue reading

April 28, 2019 · 1 Comment

Easter Trip – Part 1: Rome

Being in spring with nice weather, Easter holiday is probably the most perfect time to travel. I was lucky enough to be done with all my exams for the first … Continue reading

April 25, 2019 · Leave a comment

Break in sight? – Catch a flight: Milan edition

One of my favorite reasons for being in the Netherlands is the possibility to travel outside of the Netherlands. My masters program is quite demanding, so my free time is … Continue reading

March 26, 2019 · Leave a comment

Home of the Old Lady, Italy’s greatest.

In an earlier post I had written about a trip to Stadio San Siro, this was done during my transit stay in Milan, my final destination in this trip was … Continue reading

September 28, 2014 · Leave a comment