It is the clear intention of Leiden University to create a more international student body, to strengthen the international character of the University and to internationalise the learning experience for all students.
Chinese master’s student Yu Long (22) is studying ICT in Business in Leiden. She filled in the International Student Barometer survey that measures the satisfaction of foreign students and was the lucky winner of an iPod Touch. What is her impression of Leiden University?
Romanian student Theodor Balan (24) studies Mathematics in Leiden and is President of the International Student Network. Living in Leiden has changed his life. ‘The years I have spent here are not only in photo albums, but are part of who I am, and whatever I will achieve in the future.’
Kenneth Marcus from the Californian University of La Verne is Fulbright Visiting Professor in American Culture this Spring semester. He is enjoying spending time in the city where the Pilgrim Fathers lived. And he discovered something else. ‘Both the second and sixth presidents of the United States stayed here. You could promote their presence much more!’