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Are you up for a life-changing experience? Visit the Study Abroad Festival

13 October 2017
Science Campus
Einsteinweg 55
2333 CC Leiden
Study Abroad Festival

Do you want to immerse yourself in a new culture, experience new ways of learning, make lifelong friends, broaden your horizons, brush up on your language skills, increase your (international) career opportunities and explore the world?

Start your adventure at the Leiden University Study Abroad Festival!


Leiden University Students
Study Abroad opportunities  
Friday 13 October 2017
Leiden University Gorlaeus building (Einsteinweg 55)
13.00 – 18.30 (doors open at 12.30)

Livestream Study Abroad Festival - sessions lecture hall C4/5


Study Abroad Festival 2016
Study Abroad Festival 2016


Study Abroad Festival programme


Online registration form

Need more reasons to go?

  • Visit the country stands or country sessions to find out which destination suits you best. International exchange students will represent their country and university and tell you all about the unique features!
  • Listen to our former exchange students talk about how studying abroad changed their life and future plans. 
  • Get an answer to your questions in a faculty information session:  
    - Where and when can I go?
    - How can I apply?
    - What are the requirements for my study programme?
    - How much does it cost?
    - When do I start?
    - And more
  • Learn about scholarships and other options to finance your study or internship abroad during our special topic sessions.
  • Get insights in to our selection process and get tips on how to submit a successful study abroad application.
  • Gather information about language tests, housing, travel insurances, summer schools and career opportunities at the exhibitor stands.
  • And of course… Meet like-minded students with an appetite for adventure who share your interests!

Study Abroad Film Contest - win 100 euro

Congratulations Noor Ismail and Charlot Oltmans on winning the 2016 Study Abroad Festival Film Contest!

Noor in Hangzhou

Charlot in Oslo

Watch more Study Abroad videos

This year we will be organizing the 3rd edition of the Study Abroad Film Contest. Are you currently studying or doing an internship abroad? Check for instructions, send in your film and win €100. Deadline for submission is October 1st 2017.  


If you have any questions regarding study abroad, please get in touch with the international exchange coordinator of your faculty or contact studyabroad@sea.leidenuniv.nl for university wide agreements outside of Europe.

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