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Finding and arranging

An internship or research project abroad is not only a fun and educational experience, it's also a great asset to your CV. As job markets are becoming increasingly international, employers tend to view international experience as a big advantage. Read more about how to arrange an internship or project abroad.

Take a look under your faculty or study programme tab for information about the options available for international internships or research projects.

Internships abroad

Leiden University currently approves study related acitvities abroad under certain conditions only. 

Countries classified green or yellow, are approved. You do not need to follow any additional procedure.

You can only go to a country with color code orange:

  • if the country is your home country and you are already there, or if it is your home country and you can enter without entry restrictions.
  • if you are a citizen of a country that is welcome in the host country without entry restrictions.

In these cases, first ask for permission from the International Incident Team (IIT). You are NOT allowed to leave without this permission.

You can submit this request after aprroval of your internship plan, 2 weeks before departure, via this form.


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