THE LEIDENER

A Blog by International Students at Leiden University

Finishing up a Master Thesis: My Takeways 

As the semester comes to an end, many master students are dealing (or struggling) with their master thesis, including me. As I am coming to an end with mine (yayyy), … Continue reading

June 3, 2019 · Leave a comment

Active Resting

Most of us are trying to handle the huge workload of numerous exams, assignments, thesis and also other tasks outside the faculty. As striking a balance between all of those … Continue reading

May 23, 2019 · Leave a comment

To Write or Not to Write: How to Find a Research Question

You reached that point in your study where you should find a research question to answer in your thesis. Finding a topic that interests you which is also worth writing … Continue reading

March 20, 2019 · 2 Comments

Halfway Through LLM-1: Bittersweet Insights

Started my programme the beginning of September, it feels unreal how fast the time goes, and I am already at halfway through my LLM degree at Leiden University. As I … Continue reading

March 17, 2019 · Leave a comment

Why Did I Choose My Programme?

Whether you are applying for a bachelor or master’s degree, the programme you choose becomes a part of you for the rest of your life and plays a crucial role … Continue reading

March 5, 2019 · Leave a comment

Top 3 Places to Study in KOG

Kamerlingh Onnes Gebouw, home of the Leiden Law School, might be my favourite university building in Leiden. It is a beautiful blend of classic and modern with well-known brick walls … Continue reading

February 25, 2019 · Leave a comment

Google Docs for thesis? Sure!

Writing a thesis is logistically quite difficult. When you have to remember where you read that one sentence that you thought would never be relevant but it is actually really … Continue reading

December 17, 2017 · Leave a comment

Where to Find the Best Study Spots

As the term goes on, it’s becoming increasingly necessary to study at the weekend, and hence finding that perfect study spot is critical. Sit in a bad place and you … Continue reading

October 1, 2017 · Leave a comment

Life, research and Leiden!

Guest Blogger: Francianne dos Santos Velho Programme: MA Latin American Studies My name is Francianne dos Santos Velho, I am 27 years old and I was born and raised in … Continue reading

September 11, 2017 · Leave a comment

Five Reasons Why I Like Studying in Leiden

Spring is coming! In the Netherlands, it is known as the time of the year when tulips and other flowers are in bloom, people spend more and more time outside, … Continue reading

February 23, 2017 · 5 Comments