News and events

Graduation deadlines

Please note that in order to graduate this semester, you need to hand in the Graduation Form at the Student Information Desk before 28 November . This form is available online and is needed to finalize your diploma. If you wish to graduate during the summer, please hand in your graduation form before July 1st .


Career Event International Studies

As students busy with assignments, deadlines and exams we are often very focused on the immediate present. What lies after BAIS often seems daunting as a result. BASIS' Academic Committee and Career Committee, in cooperation with Students Career Service, will be hosting an evening to help students with tackling the future.


Workshop: Competences in Humanities

Before you start to approach the labour market, it is wise to know what your value is. This workshop is about discovering your academic skills and your knowledge as a Humanities Graduate.


Master’s Information Day 4 November: register now!

Have you already chosen your master’s? Visit our Master’s Information Day on 4 November and find out what Leiden University has to offer you. Choose the programmes you want to visit and drop in at the Job Market Café where you can find out more about your prospects on the job market.


Nominate your lecturer for the Leiden Teaching Prize

Is your lecturer the best at teaching you about his/her subject or research and does he/she stimulate studying with innovative and interactive courses? Nominate him/her for the Leiden Teaching Prize of 2016-2017! By winning this prize he/she is admitted to the Leiden Teachers’ Academy and receives 25.000 euros to spend on his/her teaching or research.


Teaching Prize nominations are now in

Every year, an outstanding lecturer receives the Faculty Teaching Prize from the teaching committee. The prize is awarded during the official opening of the academic year on 7 September. This year, students nominated eight candidates.


Writing Centre Drop-in Hours

The end of this academic year is approaching. You are probably in the middle of writing one or more papers or essays. Do you have any questions about the writing process? Visit the Writing Centre Drop-in hours!


PRINS student blogs: Midpoint Reviews

The third year BA International Studies students are working on ‘Practising International Studies’ (PRINS). They have reached the midpoint in their projects, and the student bloggers share their experiences so far in their second blog.


No Lectures and Tutorials on October 3 – Leids Ontzet

On October 3, Leiden University celebrates "Leids Ontzet", which means that there will be no lectures or tutorials on the 3rd of October, unless explicitly agreed upon with your individual tutor groups. The University Buildings in The Hague will be open according to their regular opening times. Please note, however, that the Student Information Desk at the Schouwburgstraat will be closed on October 3rd.