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Number 1 in The Netherlands; number 22 in the world: Political Science at Leiden University
Where to study ’politics’? According to the QS World University Rankings, Leiden University is a good choice. In the 2021 edition, Leiden and The Hague retain their position in the top 25 of the most esteemed institutes worldwide. Within the Netherlands, we again claim the first position.
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University elections: relevant to all students
The University elections are from 25 to 29 May. You get to choose who will represent you this coming year in the various faculty councils, the LUMC Student Council and the University Council. Which parties can you vote for and what do they stand for?
Els de Busser receives NWO-funding for project in solving cyber security issues
Dr. Els de Busser, assistant professor and researcher at the Institute of Security and Global Affairs, as principal investigator of a consortia, has been awarded 1.45 million euros for a project called C-SIDe.
Bachelor’s Open Days and Master’s Week will be completely online – and that has its advantages too
With interactive live presentations, a mass of chat opportunities and 360 degree videos, more prospective students than ever can gain a good impression of their chosen programme and the city they’re thinking of studying at. Instead of meeting up in the Pieterskerk or faculty buildings, thousands of…
Practicum Artium: creativity at its best
Practicum Artium is a joint programme by Leiden University and the Royal Academy of Art (KABK) that offers students the opportunity to develop their artistic skills. Due to the pandemic, this year’s exhibition will take place online so we asked a few of these talented students about their experience…
Students Ruşen and Rana fight for diversity in higher education
Two Leiden students stand a chance of winning the ECHO Award for Higher Education. Deniz Rana Kuseyri (Rana for short) and Ruşen Koç are two of the six finalists for this annual national prize that is awarded to students who promote diversity and inclusion in their own discipline.
Hester Bijl new Rector Magnificus of Leiden University
Professor Hester Bijl will be appointed Rector Magnificus of the Executive Board of Leiden University on 8 February 2021. She will be the first female Rector Magnificus of Leiden University. Bijl has been Vice-Rector Magnificus of the University since 1 November 2016. Carel Stolker, who has served as…
Candidates for the Political Science Master's Programme Committee
University elections: vote now!
Your vote for the University and Faculty Council counts! The councils play an important role at the university. To vote click on the link in the right-hand column. Cast your vote by Friday 21 May, 16.00.
Getting to know Assessor Nadine Louissen: 'I'm trying to be as visible as possible'
Nadine Louissen is de nieuwe assessor van de Faculteit Governance en Global Affairs. Als assessor is ze lid van het Faculteitsbestuur en behartigt ze de belangen van álle studenten.
Vivian Ng: ‘Because of my job, I’m meeting new people, so it doesn’t feel like working to me’
Vivian studies the Global Political Economy specialisation of the MA International Relations and is the coordinator of the Humanities Buddy Programme. Originally from Malaysia, she has been studying abroad in various places. At Leiden, she focuses her studies on illicit political economy and ensures…
Commendable visitation report Public Administration: ‘Now moving forward with the wind in our backs’
An international visitation committee has judged the research programme of the Institute of Public Administration of Leiden University as excellent. The report, which looked at the period 2014-2019, was published last week.
Broeders wants to establish a centre of excellence for Emerging Technology and Security
He announced this news in a tweet earlier this month: 'Delighted to announce that I've been appointed Full Professor of Global Security and Technology'. So let's get more closely acquainted with Dennis Broeders (46), who explains why the Institute of Security and Global Affairs (ISGA) is ideal for him,…
Advocate-General Simon Minks discusses the 'Context' terrorism trial
Advocate-General Simon Minks was involved as a public prosecutor in the Context proceedings. In this interview he shares some insights with the Centre for Professional Learning, of which he is a Fellow.
‘We will offer a warm welcome to our students, both in person and online’
The University buildings are partially reopening to students. And first-years will be able to discover real-life Leiden or The Hague during the introduction weeks this summer. Vice-Rector Hester Bijl describes what will be possible once more at the ‘one-and-a-half-metre university’. ‘We want to provide…
Richard Barrett: 'To me, music is a way of understanding the world'
A new chair has been added to the partnership between Leiden University and the Royal Conservatoire The Hague. Richard Barrett has been appointed Professor of Research in Creative Music (ACPA) as of 1 December 2020. 'For me it is important that music and academia are not placed in an ivory tower.'
Alanna O'Malley Discusses 75 Years United Nations in Dutch Newspaper 'de Volkskrant'
The end of October will be all about the United Nations (UN). The festivities for the 75th anniversary have been scaled down due to the corona virus. 'A shame', says Prof.dr. Alanna O'Malley, but at the same time she sees that corona crisis also offers opportunities for the UN.
‘The ILLP has been helpful for every human relation I have’
What is leadership? Can it be taught, and if so, how? The International Leiden Leadership Programme (ILLP) helps students find their own style, say ILLP graduate Marko Simovski and his former coach Annah Neve in an interview: 'It’s about you, discovering you.'
Laurie Cosmo: ‘Dutch museums are very innovative’
The plan was to research the years surrounding the creation of the signature H.P. Berlage building of the Kunstmuseum Den Haag, but due to the lockdown, University Lecturer Laurie Kalb Cosmo has hardly been able to visit museums. Yet she succeeds in continuing her research for the Museums, Collections…
Ben de Jong and Paul Abels in Dutch Newspaper AD on the Espionage Case between the Netherlands and Russia
Ben de Jong and Paul Abels, both working for ISGA, discuss the Russian claim that espionage equipment was found in Dutch newspaper Algemeen Dagblad (AD). According to the Russians the equipment was found in one of the cars used by their diplomats in The Hague.
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European Union Studies in Brussels: a three stage rocket
After the successful visit to Brussels of last year, staff of the MA International Relations specialisation European Union Studies, the Communications&Marketing team of Humanities and colleagues from the Law faculty joined forces to organise another great visit to Brussels this February.
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Eleven Leiden scientists receive funding for science communication
The KNAW has rewarded 11 Leiden scientists for their commitment to science communication, by awarding them 10,000 euros each from the ‘Appreciated!’ fund.
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Tahir Abbas in various media on radicalisation
Tahir Abbas, Associate Professor in Terrorism and Political Violence at ISGA, explained how polarisation and social exclusion were at the root of radicalisation around the world. Papers ‘The News’ and ‘Dawn’ wrote articles about it.
Flashpoints: an interactive game on counter-terrorism
Have you ever wondered what your choices would be, facing a major crisis? Had your thoughts about the course of action taken bij authorities, media, law enforcement or the public in the wake of a terrorist attack?
Honorary doctorate for Graça Machel: fund for female students from South Africa
On the occasion of the conferral of an honorary doctorate to children’s rights activist Graça Machel, a fund has been established that will enable two female students from South Africa to come and study in Leiden.
- LUC Corona Update: Impact on Social Activities and Face Masks
First on-campus event for prospective students: ‘Dr. Black’s seminar was so interactive!’
Touring the campus, meeting current students and taking part in an interactive seminar in the Lipsius building. After 1,5 years of online events due to the corona pandemic, a live Student for a Day took place again on Friday 24 September.
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- Indoor sports at the University Sports Centre from 1 July
Duke-Leiden Institute in Global and Transnational Law 2020: Call for Applications
The Grotius Centre, in collaboration with Duke Law School, will be hosting the Duke-Leiden Institute in Global and Transnational Law from 14 June to 15 July 2020 in The Hague, the International City of Peace and Justice.
Introduction weeks to go ahead with restrictions, but no in-person introductions to student associations
Gender beliefs father bigger difference on education
Gender beliefs father make bigger difference
'We are the managers of our own professional path'
The Office for International Education held its second annual Career Café on the evening of 6 February.
Arco Timmermans Discusses Unilever Fine for Moving on Dutch Radio BNR Lobbypanel
Arco Timmermans, Professor by special appointment Public Affairs at the Institute Public Administration discussed the proposed fine that is likely to prevent Unilever from leaving the Netherlands.
- Water and Society Lab: Water Talks
'The show must go on, but making politics less tedious is an almost effortless job these days!'
After almost a year of working from home during this Covid pandemic, Scientific Director Paul Nieuwenburg conveys how the Institute of Political Science is sailing through waves and lockdowns: from transformation to bi location to 'non location', from teaching on the beach to teaching to 'black cubes'…
Sports Centre celebrates 50 years
Online competitions, online sports, dietary advice for staff and students and 'What do they eat for lunch?' The first 'volunteer' is Vice-Rector Hester Bijl. What does her lunch usually consist of? The University Sports Centre is celebrating its fifty-year anniversary with a whole - corona-proof - programme…
If you are a student and are worried, please know we’re here for you
The corona crisis has had a major impact, also on our university and thus on the lives of our students. Our teaching is online and we’ve been urged to avoid social contact. That is difficult, especially for our international students who are here in Leiden and The Hague without their family and friends.…
Student Bram wanted to be mayor as a boy
Bram Geurds (20) is fascinated by politics. When he was 12, a political debate on TV caught his attention. And he decided he wanted to be mayor one day. Unsurprisingly, Bram is studying political science and is politically active. It might seem like he’s on course to become a professional politician.…