Isa Oliveira (33) from Brazil studied Astrophysics in Leiden. ‘At work in the Observatory I had access to opportunities I had only dreamed of – the biggest and best telescopes in the world.’
A delegation from Leiden University visited Brazil from 14 to 18 March 2016. Together with representatives of the Kingdom of the Netherlands in Brazil Leiden University organized 2 alumni meetings at the residencies of the Dutch Consuls General in Rio de Janeiro and São Paulo, and a lunch in Brasilia.
Leiden University organizes an alumni meeting in Cape Town and Pretoria. Alumni (graduates or former exchange students) living in and around Pretoria are more than welcome to join this alumni meeting.
Mark Schneiders, alumnus of Law, made the surprising move from Chief Development Officer at a private equity fund to Director of the strongly reduced Royal Tropical Institute.’ Leiden is where I learned to think critically and to really tackle issues.’
Registration is closed. If you have any questions please send them to firstname.lastname@example.org In March 2016 Leiden University will be visiting Brazil. A number of our staff including our Rector Magnificus Prof. Carel Stolker will be in São Paulo, Brasilia and Rio de Janeiro to meet with former students.Registration i9s closed.
In March 2016 Leiden University will be visiting Singapore. A number of our staff will be in there to meet with former students. Will you join us?
The registration for the alumni meetings in Australia is closed. We wish all the attending alumni a great meeting!
The China Coordinator at Leiden University Ingrid d' Hooghe will be visiting Chengdu (Nov 26-28) and Chongqing (Nov 21-25).
Scientists, lecturers and students at Leiden University do their best every day to make a difference, with their teaching and their research. One such lecturer is Professor Ton Liefaard, who gives his students important knowledge in his lectures and guides them in their studies. And Professor Corrie Marijnen, who is developing a cancer treatment that has fewer side-effects for patients.
The Dutch Embassy in New Delhi & the Dutch Consulate in Mumbai would like to keep Leiden University alumni abreast of activities and events taking place across the country. They hereby invite you for an evening of Business networking followed by dinner.
The Embassy of the Kingdom of the Netherlands, in association with Leiden University, cordially invites you to the annual Cleveringa Meeting in Pretoria: 'The place of the Constitution in a democracy' on Tuesday 13 th October 2015
All Leiden alumni living in Switzerland are invited to the international alumni reception & dinner in Geneva on the 29th of October.
Jiahui Jiang (re)translates Dutch children’s books like Jip and Janneke – Yiyi and Yaya – into Chinese. She teaches Dutch at the Communication University of China in Beijing and graduated in Dutch Studies at Leiden.
Between 1966 and 1980, the War History Office of the National Defence College of Japan (now the Centre for Military History of the National Institute for Defence Studies) published the 102-volume Senshi SÅsho (War History Series). These volumes give a detailed account of the operations of the Imperial Japanese Army and the Imperial Japanese Navy during the Second World War.
The Leiden University-LEAD Alumni Group from Universitas Padjadjaran (UNPAD) in Bandung organized its First Netherlands-Indonesian Alumni Evening of the LEAD Programme on 21 March 2015 in Bandung, Indonesia, which was attended by a large number of alumni (more than 90 guests).
Come back to Leiden on Saturday 19 September and experience an unforgettable afternoon and evening! For the 88th Lustrum, Leiden University is opening its doors specially for former students. It doesn’t matter whether you graduated recently or decades ago: all alumni are welcome!
During the Second World War, on 26 November 1940, Professor Cleveringa protested against the dismissal of two Jewish colleagues. Together with the Cleveringa Committees all around the world LUF yearly organizes a series of Cleveringa meetings around this time to commemorate this famous speech.
In 2015 Leiden University celebrates its 440-year anniversary. We want to make this year extra special by inviting students from Afghanistan and South Africa to Leiden.
Leiden University wants to give young alumni a good start at the beginning of their career. One way we can help them with the questions they have and the choices are faced with is by taking advantage of the knowledge and experience of older Leiden alumni. We do this through an online mentor network.
Indonesian Law alumna Mia Malik is not yet ready to close the Leiden chapter of her life. She cherishes the lessons she learned here and now provides information to Indonesian students about studying in the Netherlands. From Q&A sessions to sketches that warn for culture shock.