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Governance of Crisis (MSc)

Student life

The Hague is the international city of peace and justice, home to many international organisations, embassies and multinational corporations but also a fun student city filled with music, cafes, museums and the most popular beach in the Netherlands!

The Hague student city

Studying on the CSM means you have full access to all the services and facilities Leiden University offers. Leiden and The Hague, two great student cities just 10 minutes away by train! Leiden offers you the university’s libraries, student and cultural associations; while the Hague is lively, close to the Netherlands’ most popular beaches, a thriving hub of expat culture and European politics and foreign affairs - with a great transportation system. More information

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

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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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