Would you like to create an extra challenge for yourself? Leiden University gives you plenty of room to do so.
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.
For more information: International Leiden Leadership Programme
Master Honours Classes
The Honours Academy offers master’s students ‘Master Honours Classes’ that particularly feature small group sizes and innovative teaching methods. The fact that Honours Classes are open to students from all faculties stimulates knowledge exchange and challenges students to think outside the box. Master Honours Classes are high-level courses that centre around complex academic and social themes.
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Leiden University offers students the opportunity to follow online courses to obtain extracurricular study credits without the necessity of travelling abroad. Leiden University and its partner organisations, such as Sorbonne University, offer around 20 online courses.
Read more about Virtual Exchange.