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

Studying at the Leiden University Libraries

I used to be a student who hated libraries to a great extent. My previous BA programme was based in The Hague, not in Leiden; therefore, I could only go … Continue reading

January 4, 2016 · 5 Comments

Study Space: BplusC Leiden

When it comes to the perfect study place, every person would give a different answer. One would say a cozy attic would be fine, another prefers to study in the … Continue reading

October 16, 2015 · Leave a comment

Triumphant Hunt @ East Asian Library

Are you a book worm or do you just love collecting books that have a fragrance of time, history, and cultural inter-communication? East Asian Library will be a perfect place … Continue reading

October 21, 2013 · 2 Comments

Spotted – new study area at the UB

After having complained about the difficulty or sometimes even impossibility of getting a spot at the library after 10 o’clock or about the noises due to the renovation for the … Continue reading

February 13, 2013 · 1 Comment

Where do you study best?

Where are the best places in Leiden to study? What makes a work place productive, cosy or efficient? I asked some fellow Leiden students where they like to study… Emily … Continue reading

November 15, 2012 · 3 Comments