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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

Are you a British citizen studying at Leiden University?

Are you a Leiden student wanting to study abroad?

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