THE LEIDENER

A Blog by International Students at Leiden University

Coming back after lockdown

The Netherlands are slowly easing the Corona restrictions, which prompts a lot of international students to come back from their temporary exile. If you are coming (back) to the Netherlands … Continue reading

June 15, 2020 · Leave a comment

Starting Your Studies in September? – What You Should Know

When University closed in March, few of us expected it to last this long. Now, it has been announced that we can expect the coming semester to be a bit … Continue reading

May 23, 2020 · Leave a comment

Libraries of Leiden University – Part III

In the third article of this blog series, I will be talking about Wijnhaven Library, The Hague. (If you would like to read the previous articles of this blog series … Continue reading

February 29, 2020 · Leave a comment

Libraries of Leiden University – Part II

In the second part of this blog series, I would like to talk about Main Library of Leiden University. (If you would like to read the first part where I … Continue reading

February 29, 2020 · Leave a comment

Libraries of Leiden University – Part I

If you are a law student, you spend your days in the libraries. It is a known fact. For those of you who think this is a choice, you are … Continue reading

February 29, 2020 · Leave a comment

On graduating and becoming a Leiden University alumni

Tomorrow I will graduate from the two-year Research Masters I studied at the Faculty of Archaeology and will officially become an alumni of Leiden University. This also means that this … Continue reading

September 19, 2019 · 2 Comments

Some practical tips to use the library

Willing or not, the library will soon become one of your most visited places and it is important to know how to get the most out of it. Here, I … Continue reading

August 4, 2019 · Leave a comment

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