Understanding the Dutch study system

The Dutch approach to learning may be different from what you have been used to at home. This workshop will help understand the Dutch study system and approach to study.

Understanding the Dutch study system

Cultures usually differ in their approach to learning and education. In this workshop you learn about specific characteristics of the Dutch approach. Important for students in an international classroom!

Who can attend?

Newly arrived international students who wish to gain some insight into the Dutch approach before starting their course work.

What will you learn and discover?

While reflecting on your own educational background you discover how learning takes place at Leiden University. This can give you a confident start and help you identify areas where you may need to develop new skills.

The focus:

  • Contact with teachers
  • Grades
  • Independent & critical
  • Group work
  • Support and structure
  • Combining living away from home with studying

More information

Where: Student Centre Plexus, Kaiserstraat 25, Leiden
Cost: EURO 7,50
When: This workshop is not scheduled this semester
Participants: Maximum 30
Contact: pitsstop@sea.leidenuniv.nl

Last Modified: 18-11-2016