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Leiden European City of Science in 2022

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April 7, 2021

Leiden will be the European City of Science in 2022! Leiden will be the stage for European Knowledge and science, giving great momentum to the whole of the Netherlands!

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Studying abroad during a pandemic

July 15, 2021

For many students from the LUMC’s academic programmes, studying abroad is an indispensable experience. Doing part of your studies abroad is a special experience, not only because of the sense of adventure of being abroad, also to develop a broader perspective on Life Sciences & Health, a highly international field. So, you can imagine the LUMC’s International Office’s struggle to have to tell students ‘no’ for a study experience abroad in the midst of the corona pandemic. In addition, the many lockdowns worldwide increased the workload dramatically for the International Office. Evelien Hack, Head of the International Office and Sandra van Deursen, senior administrative assistant, share how corona has impacted studying abroad.

LUMC welcomes new international students!

August 31, 2022

As a part of the Orientation Week Leiden (OWL), The faculty of Medicine (LUMC) of Leiden University welcomed over 50 new international students. They were welcomed with a tour through the academic hospital.

Recap of WINNER 2021

November 4, 2021

Last week the Week of Indonesia-Netherlands Education and Research took place. LUMC professor Maria Yanzdanbakhsh joined to speak during the event ‘Climate Change and Climate Adaptation: How Can Policy be Informed by Knowledge?’ alongside Minister of Health of the Republic of Indonesia,Budi Gunadi Sadikin; Clémence Ross-van Dorp; Dr Sudirman Nasir and Dr Gunadi.