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Taught courses

When applying for exchange or study abroad at Leiden University, you will select the individual courses you want to follow and so create your own personal study programme.

Course information

Leiden University offers a wide range of taught courses for exchange and study abroad students. Course information is updated each year between March and June for the upcoming academic year. Schedules are published a few weeks before the course starts.

View the courses currently on offer

You can view the courses currently on offer for exchange and study abroad students by following the steps below:

  • Go to the Prospectus.
  • Click on ‘Exchange’ at the bottom of the screen.
  • On the next page use the filters on the left side to filter the results by semester, faculty, level etc.; or search for courses according to specific criteria by using the search bar at the top of the screen.

Selecting courses when applying

On the admission and application pages you can find out:

Dutch language courses

You are also welcome to follow Dutch language courses at the university's Academic Language Centre. However, please be aware that these will not be included on your transcript and additional fees will apply. 

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