THE LEIDENER

A Blog by International Students at Leiden University

What I wanted to know when I was about to move to Leiden?

In a couple of days, I’ll have a reason for a little celebration: I have lived two complete years in the Netherlands. And I hope for plenty of more years … Continue reading

August 21, 2017 · Leave a comment

Spreken or not to speak?

So you’re coming to the Netherlands… Your friends are amused at the whole situation: You don’t speak a word of Dutch, so how are you supposed to follow a whole … Continue reading

March 15, 2013 · Leave a comment

Leiden for all

As you may have noticed fellow readers, our blog is full of fascinating things to do in Leiden as a student. We work hard, spend a fair amount of time … Continue reading

February 9, 2013 · 3 Comments

Becoming legal

Who’s that handsome guy in the picture above? All modesties aside, that’s just me looking sharp in my Dutch residence permit. And for this baby to make its way from … Continue reading

October 9, 2012 · Leave a comment

Bad hair day? How to gel with Dutch men

So you’re new to Leiden. If you’re anything like most people who work their way here, you probably haven’t done much in the way of sleeping. Your local supermarket knowledge … Continue reading

September 26, 2012 · 1 Comment

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