Do you want to follow an internship in Mexico City, Quito, or New York? Master students of the Latin American Studies programmes (LAS) have the opportunity to work for the United Nations Development Programme and contribute to the achievement of their Sustainable Development Goals.
On Thursday November 24, prof.dr. Patricio Silva will give a lecture on the impact of Donald Trump’s victory for Latin America.
Are you an international master’s student looking for a challenge? Do you want to know more about leadership and your personal leadership style? Visit our information evening on 1 November and find out whether the International Leiden Leadership Programme (ILLP) is something for you!
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October 3rd is a local holiday in Leiden: the ‘Leids Ontzet’. For this reason, the university buildings are closed and there will be no lectures. This is also in effect for International Studies in The Hague.
On September 27th and 28th, two lectures will be held by Prof. Manuel Vicuña, Dean at the Faculty for Social Sciences and History, Universidad Diego Portales de Santiago de Chile.
Are you about to move to Leiden to obtain your Master’s degree? We want to help. To facilitate your 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.
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.
Students Sjors Keijzer and Kasper van Alphen won the finale of the Student and City film competition on 29 June. Their promotional film puts Leiden on the map as the best student city.
Edmund Amann is the new Professor of Brazilian Studies in the Department of Latin American Studies. From September, he will teach a range of courses on Brazil with an economic focus.
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.
On Wednesday 11 May 2016 the Brazilian Senate will have voted on starting the impeachment trial against President Dilma Rousseff. This vote may lead to her immediate suspension and eventually to her dismissal. This is yet another crucial step in the gathering storm of political crisis Rousseff has been facing since her narrow re-election in October 2014.
Since the early 2000s—particularly after the launch of the war on drugs in 2006—Mexico has experienced a dramatic increase in different forms of violence against journalists, community leaders, and (international) human rights activists, contributing to Mexico’s current reputation as the country with the most missing journalists, according to international NGO Article 19. In order to begin a constructive dialogue on this, a roundtable will be held, with the participation of scholars and specialists on Mexico and political science, and members from international NGOs.
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.