History of Leiden University
Read on these pages all about the history of Leiden University, the oldest university in the Netherlands. The Academia Lugduna Batava was founded in 1575 and its motto is: Libertatis Praesidium ('Bastion of Freedom').
Chinese whispers in the name of science at Lowlands
As long as we humans have existed, we have told each other stories. But how does a story change each time it is told? Which elements stick and which o...
After us the deluge: exhibition portrays the end of humanity
From a catastrophic fire to a flood that engulfs the earth. Mineke Schipper, Professor Emeritus of Literary Studies, has collected myths from the four...
Five project grants awarded to Leiden Law School researchers
Each year the LUF Committee for Academic Expenditure awards grants to research and education projects. These grants for academic talent are often an i...