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Application round for Erasmus+ 2018-2019 is open!

You can now submit your Erasmus+ application! Here you can find all necessary information to do so. Make sure you have attended an information session or have seen Karin Aalderink during her office hours to inform her of your plans.


Study and scholarship opportunity for Leiden University students at Peking University

The Yenching Academy at Peking University is offering a prestigious, fully-funded, 1-year Master’s programme in China Studies. Students are not required to have studied China previously, and knowledge of the Chinese language is not required, as they are looking for students from a variety of backgrounds, with a strong interest in China. An extremely strong motivation letter is however necessary.


Apply now for the MIRAI youth exchange programme in Japan, 15-22 December 2015

MIRAI stands for: "Mutual-understandings, Intellectual Relations and Academic exchange Initiative" and is meant for students: - who possess the Dutch nationality - who are specialized in politics, security policies, economics, international relations, Asian Studies, Japan Studies or related fields Students who have ever joined any inbound programmes run by the Government of Japan, or those who have experienced long term stay in Japan in her/his life MAY NOT apply this programme.  


No travel for study purposes to destinations with negative travel advice

BA and MA students intending to travel abroad as a part of their degree programme at the Faculty of Humanities at Leiden University (either for study, internship or research/field work) must ensure that their destination meets Leiden University's minimum safety criteria in order to receive credit resulting from their activities abroad.


Crash course on Leiden for foreign students

Around 1,100 foreign students are participating in Orientation Week Leiden. Thanks to the crash course on Leiden student life they quickly become acquainted with their new city and the university. ‘It’s quite peaceful here compared to Seoul.’