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!
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 day 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: 14 students
Staff to student ratio: 1:7