THE LEIDENER

A Blog by International Students at Leiden University

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

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