Research in Physics, pre-PhD ('Casimir') (MSc)
Are you interested in taking up an extra challenge during your master’s programme? Have you thought about applying for our Summer School programme or are you interested in developing your personal leadership style?
Leiden Leadership Programme
Do you like a personal challenge in leadership? Then join the Leiden Leadership Programme. In this one-year programme, you work on developing your personal leadership skills through an assessment, training, seminars and a practice assignment in an organisation. You discover and develop your qualities in the context of an organisation. The goal is to learn how to work intensively with other professionals and learn how to use their qualities. With the Leiden Leadership Programme, a Dutch-based honours programme, you will be able to follow 20 EC next to your Leiden, The Hague or Delft master's programme.
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International Leiden Leadership Programme
Curious about your personal leadership style? The International Leiden Leadership Programme is a 5 EC honours programme for master’s students looking to understand leadership, train and develop their leadership skills and acquire an insight into their personal strengths and weaknesses. Thanks to its small-scale approach and supportive tutor-mentor system, you’ll be working on your development on a very personal level. During this interdisciplinary programme you will attend seminars and skills-training sessions, which will give you more insight into the effect that your behaviour has on others. The programme involves the creation of a Personal Leadership Roadmap, a five-year plan for reaching and developing your own leadership style.
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The Leiden/ESA Astrophysics Programme for Summer Students
The Leiden/ESA Astrophysics Programme for Summer Students (LEAPS) is the opportunity for students with an interest in astronomy and astrophysics to perform a 10 - 12 week summer research project in collaboration with a research scientist from Leiden Observatory or ESA. If you are interested in the Physics Cosmology MSc programme, taking this summer course is a good opportunity to get acquainted with the educational and research opportunities within the institute. Read more
Summer School: Modern Physics at all scales
Present day physics stretches from better understanding of the evolution of the universe to the physics of condensed matter, biological processes, soft matter and metamaterials. The summer programme will highlight aspects of these fields. If you are interested in the Physics Masters programme and the experimental and theoretical research opportunities offered within the Leiden Institute of Physics (LION) this is an excellent opportunity to get to know the programme. Read more
Because of the tailor made construction of the programme students get the opportunity to study abroad. There is the option to follow elective courses abroad. You can also conduct a research project abroad, at another university or in industry.