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Exchange and study abroad students

Are you an international exchange/study abroad student who will be spending one or two semesters at Leiden University? On this website you can find a wealth of practical information on: 

Predeparture and arrival

  • Important pre-departure arrangements, for example visa, housing and insurances.
  • Practical information for new students, such as student cards, IT and facilities.
  • Life in the Netherlands - learn about Dutch culture and norms.

Your stay at Leiden University

  • Erasmus forms and other paperwork
  • Grading information
  • Student support services

Your studies

  • Course and exam enrolment
  • Schedules
  • Faculty-specific study information

Going home again

  • Your transcript
  • After your stay with us


  • Who to contact for what during your stay

Corona information

Make sure to read the current Dutch travel and entry requirements well in advance. Also learn about the corona measures in place at Leiden University.

Are you a British citizen studying at Leiden University?

Are you a Leiden student wanting to go abroad?

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