I love the city, Leiden. I feel that this is the perfect location to study. We are surrounded by European countries and yet we are able to study in a quiet and close knit community with interesting and friendly people not only from the Netherlands but all over the world.
Location: Leiden, the Netherlands
Affiliated universities: Leiden University, Webster University
Central College Abroad coursework: Yes
Language prerequisite: None
Language of instruction: English
Service-learning options: Yes
Recent excursions: Historical, artistic and cultural sites including visits to the Dutch cities of Amsterdam, Rotterdam, The Hague, plus a weekend trip to Apeldoorn and the royal palace of Het Loo; a three-day visit to Belgium
Housing and meals: University residence halls with single rooms; no meal plan — communal kitchens in the halls for cooking meals, plus restaurants and cafés located on and near campus.
Program dates: Fall semester, late August – mid-December. Spring semester, mid-January – mid-May.
Average program size: 16 students
Staff to student ratio: 1:8