The academic year runs from September 1 through to July 30th. All faculties follow a semester calendar: the first semester lasts from September until December/January. The second semester courses start in January/February.
The quality of teaching is of central importance to Faculty of Governance and Global Affairs. One of the ways in which this comes to expression is the Basic Teaching Qualification (or BKO as it is usually referred to).
Leiden University was visited by an audit committee of the Dutch/Flemish Accreditation Organisation (NVAO) on 21 and 22 January.
Staff and students at Faculty Governance and Global Affairs (FGGA) can make use of Leiden University's library services in The Hague at the Library Learning Centre in the main building of FGGA, Schouwburgstraat 2.