ISEP Exchange: Leiden - Exchange Program at Leiden University

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Students can compose their own programs, choosing courses from a large number of electives offered by the various departments. Courses focus on a wide variety of subjects such as Dutch Language, Culture and Government, European Politics and Admini... read more

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A student studying abroad with ISEP: Leiden - Leiden University
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My study abroad experience was amazing. Throw yourself into a foreign country, where you don't know the language or another person, and you'll surprise yourself. I made friends from all over the world and got to experience life outside of America for 5 months. My goal in life is to experience as much of the world as possible, an... - Georgia State University View Entire Review
I grew as a person in so many different ways. My experience made me a much stronger person and proved to me that I'm capable of so much more than I ever thought possible. I'm much more globally aware now, which I feel is very important. I'm able to see so many cultural and political issues for what they are now. Never before in ... - Maryville College View Entire Review

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Students can compose their own programs, choosing courses from a large number of electives offered by the various departments. Courses focus on a wide variety of subjects such as Dutch Language, Culture and Government, European Politics and Administration, Law, English Language and Literature, Global Studies, and World Art.

The Department of English has a popular program with different courses that focus on linguistic and literary themes. Examples would include courses on British and Irish urban dialects, history of the English language, English linguistics, English literature 1660-1800, English literature 1800-1900, Eighteenth-century English drama and its translation into Dutch, poetry of the 1930s, James Joyce, India in writing, and colonial and post-colonial literature.

There is a special one-year program in Dutch Studies. The first semester is conducted in English and features intensive Dutch language instruction and art history. The second semester consists of courses in literature, history, culture and society and requires Dutch proficiency.

Students typically enroll in 3-4 classes per term which averages to 6-8 hours in class per week. A term runs for 20 weeks.

Students: ISEP programs are only open to students presently enrolled a an ISEP member universities. Click here to check  If your school is not a Member, please click the "Hosted at" link the top of the page and consider the Direct Enroll and Exchange option for this university or one of the providers listed.


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