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LUC Alumnus admitted to the Prestigious Yenching Academy

LUC Alumnus, Vera Kranenburg, from the Class of 2018 is admitted to the prestigious Yenching Academy. Vera has been selected as one of the Yenching Scholars in the fifth cohort at the Yenching Academy of Peking University.

Outstanding Scholars

Vera Kranenburg majored in World Politics at Leiden University College The Hague and graduated in the summer of 2018. Vera will join approximately 125 outstanding young scholars from more than 40 countries to enroll in an interdisciplinary master's programme in China Studies this September.

Yenching Academy

The Yenching Academy brings together young people who have demonstrated a talent for leadership and innovation. At Yenching, they are immersed in an intensive learning environment where they can explore China and its past, present and future roles in the world. The Academy’s goal is to shape new generations of global citizens with a nuanced understanding of China. Since its founding in 1898, Peking University has played a central role in China’s modern history. The Yenching Academy’s innovative interdisciplinary curriculum and rigorously selected cohort of young scholars from around the world exemplify Peking University’s quest for excellence.

Credits: Photography by Lukas Chen

At Leiden University College The Hague you will study the global challenges of the 21st century by specializing in one of six interdisciplinary majors (BA/BSc). The flexibility of our programme allows combining academic disciplines with students from all over the world.

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