Master Honours Classes
The Master Honours Classes are part of Leiden’s honours education for master’s students, which is organised by the Honours Academy. The Honours Academy is responsible for the practical organisation of the Master Honours Classes, and the courses are coordinated on a supr-faculty basis.
In 2017, students expressed a wish for a broader, interdisciplinary programme in addition to the existing range of honours courses. In response to this suggestion, the university has revisited the way Honours Classes are organised for bachelor’s students, and the Master Honours Classes will be offered for the first time in the 2018–2019 academic year.
The education also functions as a testing ground: teachers have the independence to experiment with innovative teaching methods, and they are encouraged to incorporate the most cutting-edge findings from their field into the programme. As the Honours Academy also actively seeks out partners who are currently active in various areas of society, students also benefit from the opportunity to study in an innovative learning environment.