African Studies (BA)
Do you want to know more about the Bachelor of African Studies, and experience what it’s like to study in Leiden? Leiden University offers you a variety of introductory activities to help you with your choice of study.
If you are thinking about enrolling in this programme at Leiden University and want to find out if it is right for you, you can take an online student experience. The experience consists of online mini-courses with readings and a few assignments, just as if it were real first-year courses.
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Why come to an Open Day?
We asked some of our prospective students what are some of the main reasons for coming on campus before you pick your place to study.
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Get to know the programme
Want to know more about our information activities and what it is like to study at Leiden University? Join our information events and experience it yourself!
During the Bachelor's Open Day on Saturday 2 March 2024 you will learn more about Leiden University, our bachelor's programmes, the student cities of Leiden and The Hague, student life and much more. Visit the sessions of the study programme that you find interesting, talk or chat with students, ask your questions to teachers and get a taste of the university atmosphere.
Take a look at the videos with the main information about each study programme. Watching the videos on your favourite study programmes beforehand will give you a head start on the Open Day.
During an Experience Day you can take part in the programme of your choice. You will follow a short programme presentation and take part in an active way in a lecture and/or tutorial. During this event you meet our staff and students, who are available to answer all your questions. In this way you get familiar with the programme and the way of education at our university.