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New MOOC Security & Safety Challenges in a Globalized World, starting 23 January 2017.

Security and safety challenges are at the top of the list of the most pressing issues of contemporary society.

Jelle van Buuren in NRC over cyberaanvallen EU

Door recente cyberaanvallen op instituties binnen en buiten Europa groeit het vermoeden steeds sterker dat achter de aanvallen wellicht een politieke ...

Almost twenty new MOOCs have started

Nineteen new Leiden University MOOCs have started this January. Anyone can take part in these online courses varying from combatting terrorism to kid...

Leiden students in world final of debating championship

Leiden students Floris Holstege and Lisa Schallenberg are competing in the final of the world debating championship on 3 January. The championship, wh...

Opening hours during the Holidays

The Opening Hours of the Faculty during the Holidays are:

Lorentz Center brings together researchers from all disciplines

For nearly twenty years the Lorentz Center has been a unique venue where researchers from all over the world work in intense collaboration. In an insp...

ISGA launches Journal of Security and Global Affairs

The Institute of Security and Global Affairs (ISGA) has launched its first own scientific journal. The Journal of Security and Global Affairs (SGA) wi...

Rush hour in the Academy Building: record number of PhD defences

A record number of 417 PhD candidates defended their theses in 2016. How many of these were cum laude? What were their propositions? The advantage of ...

Read the online magazine on diversity and inclusiveness

How can we make sure that everyone feels welcome at our university? Read the highlights from the conference on The Making of an Inclusive Leiden Unive...

"The key to success is to dare to break the rules"

“To change the world, you do not need everybody. You only need one. So, will you be the one? That’s the question.” Saturday December 3rd, Nobel Laurea...

Hall of Fame 2016

Many of our staff and students have won prizes over the past year. Others have been awarded a subsidy, or, because of their eminence in their field, t...

Grant for research on murder and manslaughter in the Netherlands

’25 years of fatal violence’, a collaboration of dr. Marieke Liem and prof.dr.Lenneke Alink about murder and manslaughter in the Netherlands, has rece...

Predictive policing wins group presentation in CSM elective Governance of crime and social disorder

If you know a crime is about to occur, should you be able to prevent it before it has even happened? This was one of the questions that was posed in l...

International President Médicins Sans Frontières visits LUC The Hague

Last Thursday , Dr. Joanne Liu, the International President of the Médicins Sans Frontières (Doctors without Borders), visited LUC The Hague as part o...

Knowledge Broker at Luris – What does that mean?

Stefan de Jong is Knowledge Broker at Luris. But what does Luris actually do? And what is a Knowledge Broker? This week we take a closer look at Stefa...