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Introduction Day Cultural Anthropology and Development Sociology

Monday 2 September 2024
Pieter de la Court
Wassenaarseweg 52
2333 AK Leiden

Welcome to our bachelor's programme Cultural Anthropology and Development Sociology. We wish you the best of luck with your studies!

The CADS studyprogramme kicks-off with an Introduction Day on Monday 2 September. On this day important and practical information will be shared on the programme and on studying in Leiden in general. For example, you will receive information on the digital systems the university uses. You will also meet your fellow students and peer mentors. 

On this page you will find the programme of the day and important practical information.

You will receive an email with information about the introduction day mid-June. In this email you will also find a link to sign up for the Introduction Day. Your presence at this day is mandatory, but we kindly request you to register.

Programme Monday 2 September

13:30 Walk-in   

Word of welcome by our Scientific Director, Professor Marja Spierenburg 

Practical information by study adviser Caro Aalderink


Presentation by student member of the Institute Board Pablo Pandocchi


Presentation by associations Itiwana and WDO

15:00 Meeting your peermentors and fellow students  
17:00 End of the programme  

Welcome page

Do you want to read more about your time as a new student at Leiden University? Are you curious about tips from students? Then please see the Welcome Page Cultural Anthropology and Development Sociology.

Itiwana Book Sale

Each year, our study association Itiwana collects a list of required books for CADS courses. You can buy new study books for the lowest price, with a 14% discount compared to the regular price. More information about the book sale will follow. 

Only members of Itiwana can get the book discount. More information about becoming a member of Itiwana can be found on their website

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