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Security Studies (BSc)

Student life

The Hague is a real student city and has everything you’ll need to turn your time as a student into the time of your life.

The Hague student city

With the presence of king, the Dutch government international courts, embassies and multinational firms, The Hague is a city known all around the world as the city of peace and justice. Are you more of a city person? Or more inclined to seek out nature? Why choose between city and beach, when The Hague offers both? You can smell the sea from the heart of the historic city centre. The Hague has eleven kilometres of sandy beach within cycling distance of the historic city centre. The many student associations and study associations contribute to a vibrant student life.

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Study Association Custodia

Study associations are very active and organise all sorts of great study-related activities, from debates and lectures to excursions and social drinks. What better way to get to know your fellow students? L.S.A. Custodia is the study association for the bachelor Security Studies and the master Crisis and Security Management. In the beginning of the academic year, Custodia will inform you about membership and activities.

Other associations

As well as the various student associations, you can also find other associations and clubs in Leiden and The Hague for people with similar interests and backgrounds. More information

Meet Leiden University's LGBT+ Network

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Student housing procedures and norms vary greatly from country to country. In the Netherlands, most universities do not have their own dormitories and students generally arrange their own accommodation. Find out how you can arrange your student housing. Make sure to start early! Affordable rooms are in short supply. More information about housing.

Studying with a disability

At Leiden University we make every effort to ensure that students with a functional disability or learning disorder can still follow the programme of their choice. The Fenestra Disability Centre is there to provide practical support and the relevant information.

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