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Every year, international students flock to Leiden to obtain their Master’s degree. To facilitate their integration into the university and student life in Leiden, the Humanities Faculty has set up the Humanities Master’s Buddy Programme. Our aim with this programme is to welcome new students and create a social and academic network from day one. Be a buddy - register now!
During the summer period, the Student Administration is open at adjusted times.
Scholarships for Research MA students at the faculty of Humanities: The Uhlenbeck scholarship programme
With the start of the 2016-2017 academic year the Faculty of Humanities offers a new scholarship for students of various research MA programmes who wish to either study or conduct (field) research abroad.
The University Elections have begun again! From May 9 until 13 you may vote for students running for a position in both the University Council as well as the Faculty Council.
When writing an academic paper, it is always important to have a clear structure. This does not only help the reader to understand your arguments, it also helps you to create a more convincing paper.
Want to prepare for your future career? Want to work in the Netherlands? Want to consider your next move? Then come to the Humanities Career event on the afternoon of Thursday 7 April. Participate for only €5 (drinks included)!
You may now nominate one of the teachers in your study programme for the Faculty of Humanities Teaching Award 2016!
This week we passed the 35% mark on the NSE survey response meter! This is a great response for our study programmes and our faculty. The Faculty Board would like to thank all students and is treating everyone on cookies this Thursday.
It’s February, and that means that many new students from all over the world will start at Humanities Leiden this month. A big welcome to all. Immerse yourself in the rhythms, sensations and experiences of the beautiful city of Leiden and Leiden University.
On February 5th it’s Sweater Day. This means the University will lower the temperature in the lecture halls in the Lipsius and Huizinga building for one day to help reduce CO2-emissions. Don’t forget to bring a warm sweater to make sure you won’t be cold! In the week of February 8th, the University will announce the gains of this year’s Sweater Day.
Between Christmas and New Year the buildings of the Humanities Faculty will be temporarily closed. The faculty closes on Thursday December 24th at 22:00 and opens on Saturday January 2nd 2016.
In the past months, three beautiful videos on the Leiden University Experience were made by students of our faculty. Now it turns out that they have hidden a clue in every video. These clues lead to the unique Live Event on November 17. And you are invited! If you are able to find them, that is…
Language is a little bit like owning a mobile phone. We use it all the time, but we don’t really understand how it works. Do all humans have language? This and many other questions will be answered by professor Marc van Oostendorp in the MOOC Miracles of Human Language: an Introduction to Linguistics.
What will be the focus points of our faculty in a few years time? Speaking with both students and staff members, the Faculty Board of Humanities has developed a multi-annual plan. This Faculty Strategic Plan will be presented to all students and staff members on the October 14. Register for the meeting here.
Oriënteren op de arbeidsmarkt doe je het beste tijdens een stage in je master. Door een stage doe je ervaring op, leg je belangrijke contacten en onderscheid je je. Datum: 10 maart 2016
Leiden University will have a unique centre of expertise on Asia: the Asian Library. You can follow the developments relating to this centre on the Asian Library Blog. This blog will keep you up-to-date with the progress of this “major international knowledge hub”, which will not only house 37 kilometres of books but also serve as a state-of-the-art study facility and an international meeting place.
Are you trying to write a perfect paper on your first attempt? That appears to be efficient, but in the end it usually is a waste of time. Writing and revision are separate processes; the first makes more use of the creative right brain hemisphere, while the latter appeals primarily to the critical left brain hemisphere.
Does your MA-thesis have a national or international historical subject? Was it written and judged at a Dutch university between August 1st 2014 and September 10th 2015? Then you can apply for De Volkskrant-IISG Scriptieprijs for History. This year, De Volkskrant and the International Institute for Social History (IISG) are awarding this prize for the sixth time.
The 28th edition of the Humanities Career Event took place on April 9, 2015. It was a great success, and more students than ever attended the event.