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South and Southeast Asian Studies (BA)

Student life

Leiden student city

Leiden is a lively university city that’s brimming with history and with a ubiquitous student culture. Leiden University is renowned for its many student associations, organised around sports, music and social clubs, as well as cultural associations. These associations will also give you access to a sizeable network, which will be very useful if you’re looking for accommodation or if you want to make new friends. A compact and manageable city, it’s never more than a short bike ride from your accommodation to the University.

The Leiden experience

International student Anna made a video about her Leiden experience.

Study Association SIITAA

SIITAA is the study association specifically for students of South and Southeast Asian Studies at Leiden! In SITAA you get to combine activities focused on SSEAS with fun, a great way to meet up with other students outside of the classroom. SIITAA organises activities such as lectures, trips and excusions; and as a member you get a discount on textbooks. SIITAA also helps you get oriented in the job market with lectures, symposia and company visits.  For more information send an email to siitaa.leiden@gmail.com.

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