Visit the Study Abroad Festival on 14 October 2016

Are you up for a life changing experience?

Do you want to immerse yourself in a new culture, experience new ways of learning, make lifelong friends, broaden your horizons, brush up on your language skills, increase your (international) career opportunities and explore the world?

Start your adventure at the Leiden University Study Abroad Festival! 

WHO: Leiden University Students
WHAT: Study Abroad opportunities  
WHEN: Friday 14 October 2016
WHERE: Leiden University Gorlaeus building (Einsteinweg 55)
TIME: 13.00 – 17.30 hours

View the final programme and an overview of the organisations at the information market. 
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Register now by filling out this application form. This is a walk-in event, so you can choose which sessions you would like to attend on the day itself.  

Need more reasons to go?

  • Visit the country stands or country sessions to find out which destination suits you best! International exchange students will represent their country and university and tell you all about the unique features!

  • Listen to our former exchange students talk about how studying abroad changed their life and future plans.    

  • Get an answer to your questions in a faculty information session:  
    - How can I apply?
    - What are the requirements for my study programme?
    - How much does it cost?
    - When do I start?
    - And more

  • Learn about scholarships and other options to finance your study or internship abroad during our special topic sessions

  • Gather information about language tests, housing, travel insurance, internship offers, summer schools and career opportunities at the exhibitor stands.

  • Watch videos of study abroad experiences and get a feel of their excitement.

  • And of course… Meet like-minded students with an appetite for adventure who share your interests!


Study Abroad Film Contest

Congratulations Lieselotte van Dijk on winning the 2015 Study Abroad Festival Film Contest!

This year we will be organizing the 2nd edition of the Study Abroad Film Contest. Are you currently studying or doing an internship abroad? Check for instructions, film and win €100. Deadline for submission is October 1st 2016.  

Watch more Study Abroad videos


If you have any questions regarding study abroad, please get in touch with the international exchange coordinator of your faculty or for university wide agreements outside of Europe.

Last Modified: 07-10-2016