Faculty of Science
The Faculty of Science has multiple study associations, which organise both study-related and social activities for students.
Leidse Biologen Club
Biology students can become a member of the Leidse Biologen Club (LBC). The LBC combines study-related activities with sociability. The study association regularly organises lectures, excursions, movie nights, drinks, and parties.
De Leidsche Flesch
The Leidsche Flesch is the study association for Physics, Astronomy, Mathematics and Computer Science students at Leiden University. The association organises year-round professional activities such as excursions, lectures, and a study trip abroad, as well as movie nights and parties. Members of the Leidsche Flesch can also buy their books at a discount.
Chemisch Dispuut Leiden
The Chemisch Dispuut Leiden (CDL) is the study association for Molecular Science & Technology (MST) and the Master Chemistry. Together with the Technologisch Gezelschap in Delft, CDL organises an annual introductory weekend for first-year MST students. The association also organises activities such as study trips, excursions, lectures and symposiums, but also drinks, parties, and movie afternoons.
The Leidsche Pharmaceutische Studenten-Vereeniging (L.P.S.V.) „Aesculapius” looks after the interests of the students of Bio-Pharmaceutical Sciences (BFW) and Pharmacy. They regularly organise activities such as lectures on bio-pharmaceutical subjects, excursions to companies in the Netherlands and abroad, but also sports days, drinks, and parties.
The Studievereniging LIFE is the study association for Life Science & Technology (LST). The association organises year-round study-related activities such as workshops, company visits, tutorials, and study trips. Every year, they also organise a symposium with interesting speakers from the Netherlands and abroad. In addition to these educational activities, there are also drinks, parties, and movie nights.
IESA Shift is the study association for the Master Industrial Ecology (IE) at Leiden University and Delft University of Technology. Shift aims to bring IE students closer to the academic and professional field by organising workshops, excursions, and other events with various firms and professionals. In addition, they provide study support and additional course materials for all members. Besides these career and study-based activities, Shift also organises various social events and gatherings throughout the year.
Leidsch Astronomisch Dispuut F. Kaiser
Leidsch Astronomisch Dispuut F. Kaiser is the Astronomy study association and is part of De Leidsche Flesch. Kaiser fosters the integration between Astronomy students and other members of the Leiden Observatory community by organising social activities and events, including guided tours and public events at the Leiden historical observatory Oude Sterrewacht. Study association De Leidsche Flesch arranges the book sale for the Astronomy programme, through which members can easily order their books with a discount.