From the first till the fifth of May, the United Nations student association of Maastricht hosted the sixth edition of EuroMUN, one of the largest and most international Model United Nations conferences in Europe.
“You should finish your studies. I didn’t and look where it got me. You can still be Mayor of Den Haag.” These are not the words you would expect Mr Aartsen, Mayor of Den Haag, to use at the closing of the inaugural ‘World Class’ Lecture on the 18th of April.
Students rank the overall learning experience in Leiden and the English of Leiden academics as the best in the Netherlands, according to the latest International Student Barometer. ‘Another excellent result. It confirms we are on the right track,’ commented Vice-Rector Simone Buitendijk.
Together with four other Dutch Universities Leiden University is included in the Top 100 of the Reputation Rankings of Times Higher Education Magazine. Leiden is the only one of the five universities to have performed better than last year.
February 21st was this years first Preunion. A day to help our new students get to know each other better and to get a feel of BA International Studies and The Hague.
Watch the video 'Introduction to BA International Studies' by prof. Richard Griffiths online.
Nicolas Raffin (student), asked his fellow students why they chose this BA programme, what makes them enthousiastic about it, and what their dreams for the future are.
Being a resident of the Hague, a trip to beautiful Leiden is always welcome and the Rijksmuseum is definitely on the ‘to do list’ in the town! Upon entering the museum, the temple of Taffeh, an original Nubian structure towers over the hall and leads you straight to this months ‘Egypt in Hollywood exhibit’.
I am writing to you about my experience with HOPE XXL. The idea behind this conference was to generate renewed hope by making things happen. With special guestspeaker Mr. Kofi Annan.
On Friday the 16th November Robert D. Kaplan. journalist, writer and military adviser visited Campus The Hague as part of the Crossing Borders Festival 2012.
The Scientific Council for Government Policies (Wetenschappelijke Raad voor het Regeringsbeleid) held its annual lecture in the beautiful ‘Nieuwe Kerk’ in the city center of the Hague.
On two following Mondays, the youth organisation Hope XXL held the “ Hope XXL Academy” in Sterrewacht, Leiden.
On Saturday the 17th November,Sinterklass made his annual journey from Spain to Den Haag accompanied, of course, by hundreds of Zwarte Piets.
On Saturday 17th of November about 120 prospective students visited the Open Day of BA International Studies.
The time when a kite was made of paper and kids flew them by attaching them to a length of string and running along until they were aloft has long gone. The kites on display in Scheveningen were not made of paper, were not attached to string and were definitely not launched by laughing children, but they were big and beautiful.
For one week in October, Korzo was transformed into the Indian dance center, in cooperation with Holland-India Festivals The Hague.
Six students of BA International Studies will support the Embassy of Egypt in The Hague by following the Dutch news about Egypt.
In June and September this year, an exhibition on contemporary sculpture and photography in South Africa, took place in Den Haag. Situated in the amazing museum Beelden aan Zee it contained work of the most celebrated artists of the past 60 years.
Today the City Hall was the place to be for expats living in the Hague. At the Feel at Home fair over 160 stand holders provided information to help any resident of the Hague to get the most out of their stay.
On Sunday the 23rd of September, The Hague Bridge organized a panel discussion about the Arab Spring at the World Forum. This discussion was part of the International Day, in which many International Organizations and embassies opened their doors and presented themselves to visitors.