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Linguistics (BA)

Information Activities

Do you want to know more about the Bachelor of Linguistics, 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:

Online information activities

Due to the outbreak of COVID-19, we have had to cancel our on-campus information activities. We are still here to help you with all your questions and provide you with the information you need. To do so we have set up alternative online information activities. You’ll find them on the right-hand side of the page (desktop) or at the bottom of the page (mobile/tablet).


Want to know more about our information activities and what it is like to study at Leiden University? Come to our information events or experience it all online!

At the Open Day you can explore all the courses taught at the university. Get your bearings at the information fair, go to the programme presentations and experience the city where you will be studying.  It is a great event to orient yourself and learn more about what Leiden University has to offer.
Read more about the Open Days

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You attend lectures in the department with other prospective students. Together with an instructor, you will review and discuss tasks that you have worked on beforehand. You will find out more about the content of the programme in an active way.  You will also have the chance to talk to current students and faculty about the programme, and have your questions answered.
Read more about the Experience Days

Shadow a student and decide if the programme is right for you. You will sit in on real lectures and workgroups/tutorial sessions and get a feel for the atmosphere at the university.  You will receive insight from current students on what it’s like to study in the programme and city, and get a real taste of what to expect.
Read more about Student for a day

Experience Day at the Humanities Faculty

Check out the stories of visitors to the Experience Day!

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