The Executive Board of Leiden University has decided to nominate Prof. Dr. Kutsal Yesilkagit dean of the Faculty of Governance and Global Affairs, from 1 January 2016 on for a period of 3 years.
How do you keep students’ attention when you have to compete with digital distractions like Facebook? What skills do you need in today’s rapidly changing world? Teachers attended a congress on innovative teaching on 23 November.
Hereby we would like to invite you to the event Agile transformations in large-scale and regulated environments at Leiden University - Campus The Hague, on Friday, 11 December, 2015. This event is organised in cooperation with PwC and CA Technologies Agile Central .
Leiden University College The Hague has been rated one of the best university colleges in the Netherlands according to the annual ranking in the Guide to Dutch Universities 2016 (Keuzegids Universiteiten). The bachelor’s programme occupies second place in the ranking, with a score of 92 out of 100 points. This means that LUC The Hague can now officially use the distinction ‘Top Rated Programme 2016’.
On Monday 16 November, flags will fly at half-mast at Leiden University and a minute's silence will be observed as a mark of respect for France following the recent atrocities in Paris.
Are you an international master’s student looking for a challenge? Do you want to know more about leadership and your personal leadership style? Visit our information evening and find out whether the International Leiden Leadership Programme (ILLP) is something for you!
Lamberto Zannier, Secretary General of the Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe (OSCE) gave a lecture on ‘The OSCE, a bridge between East and West and a platform for dialogue on European security’.
From Friday evening 23 October Leiden University will receive 120 refugees in our University Sport Centre (USC) on the Einsteinweg in Leiden. The refugees will stay for a week, up to and including Friday 30 October. This measure has consequences for students and staff. Sporting activities in the sport centre will not be possible during this period and exams will be held at different locations in the town.
How can ‘Big Data’ be used in development and humanitarian aid, and what are the risks? Leiden University and the United Nation’s Global Pulse are organising an international expert meeting in The Hague on 23 October.
Leiden University College The Hague (LUC) is celebrating its fifth anniversary. This English-language programme with on-campus teaching for excellent students has proved to be a great success. On Saturday 10 October, the LUC will be celebrating in Diligentia Theatre in The Hague with numerous speakers, including Jaap de Hoop Scheffer.
Campus The Hague's Faculty Board has a new member. Mikal Tseggai has passed on the baton to Marlou Grobben, making her this year's faculty assessor.
In the early morning of Wednesday 7 October, a 21-year-old man from Valkenburg (South Holland) was arrested on suspicion of issuing threats against Leiden University.
Exactly 5 years ago LUC The Hague officially opened its doors with a ceremony in Theater Diligentia. This year we will celebrate our first lustrum in the same theatre on the 10th of October but we shouldn’t forget that today, the 29th of September, is LUC’s official birthday. Our Educational Director, Lieke Schreel, who joined LUC even before it had officially started, shares her memories of the last couple of years.
We invite you to join the discussion on the opportunities and challenges regarding the way we feed the world in the future.
From 1 January 2016 the Campus The Hague Faculty will have a new name: the Faculty of Governance and Global Affairs (FGGA). This new name is a logical blend of the elements that make up the faculty.
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The MOOC Terrorism and Counterterrorism: Comparing Theory & Practice by Prof. Edwin Bakker, co-developed by the Centre for Innovation, has now attracted over 100,000 participants. It is the first MOOC of Leiden University to reach this magic number.
The more than 290 students who will shortly be starting their studies at Campus The Hague, met at some of the city's hotspots on 11 August to get to know one another and the city. 'The Hague is perfect, it's ideally located and it's very international.'
Hoe zetten we digitale data in voor innovatieve oplossingen van het wereldvoedselvraagstuk? En hoe kunnen de werelden van softwareontwikkeling, internationaal beleid en diplomatie en die van landbouwonderzoek en -praktijk daarin concreet samenwerken? Die uitdagingen stonden centraal tijdens de Data4Food Challenge die van 11 t/m 13 september a.s. plaatsvond in Den Haag.
How are compromises struck in Dutch politics? Why are some compromises better than others? And to what extent do characteristics of the politicians involved affect the moral quality of a compromise? In 2016, assistant professor dr. Patrick Overeem will conduct a research project on these questions.