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Honours education

Are you inquisitive and ambitious? Do you want to get more out of your studies? Honours education provides extra challenge alongside your regular study programme. Honours education at Leiden University is organised by the Honours Academy.

Personalised and challenging

Honours education consists of personalised and challenging programmes that you can follow alongside your bachelor or master studies. You’ll work with students from other academic fields and broaden your perspective by, for example, examining scientific issues from different disciplinary angles. Group sizes are small, which means there's plenty of opportunity to experiment and pursue your own interests.

Honours education options

Honours College

A programme that can be taken alongside your bachelor studies. You can either follow a faculty track or put together your own programme. If you are doing two simultaneous bachelor programmes, you can opt to do the Double Bachelor Plus programme.
Read more about the Honours College

Bachelor Honours Classes

5 EC courses that address complex scientific and societal issues. Honours classes are open to all bachelor students.
Read more about the Bachelor Honours Classes

Master Honours Classes

Small-scale, interdisciplinary courses of 10 ECs, that teach both theory and practice.
Read more about the Master Honours Classes

Leiden Leadership Programme

A Dutch-taught 20 EC programme that takes place over the course of one academic year. The LLP is intended for Dutch-speaking master students who want to develop their leadership qualities.
Read more about the Leiden Leadership Programme

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