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The Dutch are amazing people. Not only that, but Leiden University is world-renowned as a learning institution, which means that students have the opportunity to meet other foreign students from all over the globe. And don't worry about the language barrier, omdat Nederlandse is gemakkelijk!
– Tyler Duff
Central College

academic affiliate universities

Students have a very unique immersion opportunity, with the ability to enroll in up to two courses alongside Dutch and international students at Leiden or Webster University. Coursework is available in the following areas:

Leiden University

Leiden University is the oldest and most prestigious university in the Netherlands, having educated the several memebers if the Dutch royal family. It is also a top-ranked research institution that offers a broad selection of coursework in English.

Students must have a 3.2 GPA to enroll in courses at Leiden University.

  • Anthropology
  • Archaeology
  • Art history
  • Biology
  • Business management
  • Dutch culture
  • Economics
  • Environmental studies
  • Health studies
  • History
  • International studies
  • Islamic studies
  • Law/political science
  • Linguistics
  • Literature
  • Philosophy
  • Psychology
  • Religious studies
  • Sociology

Courses are generally offered for three credits. For course listings, visit our course catalog.

Webster University

Founded in Leiden in 1983, Webster University is a dynamic liberal arts universtiy thats home to 400 students representing more than 50 nationalities. All coursework is in English.

  • Accounting
  • Business management
  • Economics
  • History
  • International relations
  • Marketing
  • Mathematics
  • Media communications
  • Philosophy
  • Political science
  • Psychology
  • Sociology

Courses are generally offered for three credits. For course listings, visit our course catalog.


Actual course offerings are not posted until just before the semester begins.