For excellent Non-EU/EEA students enrolling in a Leiden University master’s degree programme and for excellent students from all nationalities enrolling in a Master of Law Advanced Programme or MSc in International Relations and Diplomacy.
In his or her prior academic education abroad, the applicant must have achieved excellent study results which are relevant for the programme for which the student wishes to enrol. As an indication, the student will be among the top 10% for the relevant programme followed abroad. We do not need proof of this, it is just to indicate the competitiveness of the scholarship.
|Country of Study: Courses are listed below||Institution/ University: Leiden University|
|Application Deadline: 1 Feb/1 Oct 2019 (annual)||Level of Study: Masters degree|
Leiden University was founded in 1575 and is one of Europe’s leading international research universities. It has seven faculties in the arts, humanities and sciences, spread over locations in Leiden and The Hague. The University has over 6,700 staff members and 29,520 students. The motto of the University is ‘Praesidium Libertatis’ – Bastion of Freedom.
The Leiden University Excellence Scholarship programme has 3 awards:
• € 10.000 of the tuition fee
• € 15.000 of the tuition fee
• Total tuition fee minus the statutory tuition fee
All Masters programmes (with the exception of regular LLM (non-advanced) programmes) in the following Faculties: Archaeology, Humanities, Medicine/LUMC, Governance and Global Affairs, Law, Social and Behavioural Sciences, Science, Interfacultair Centrum voor Lerarenopleiding, Onderwijsontwikkeling en Nascholing (ICLON), African Studies Centre, International Institute for Asian Studies
Non-EU/EEA students enrolling in a Leiden University master’s degree programme starting September 2017 or February 2018.
All MA, MSc and LLM programmes that are mentioned on the website Master’s programmes in Leiden are eligible for LExS, but note that some programmes have a start date in September only. Students of all nationalities enrolling in the Advanced Master programmes in the list below starting September 2017 or February 2018.
Note that the programmes listed below have a September start date only, with the exception of Advanced Studies in Air & Space Law:
Master of Laws: Advanced Studies in Air & Space Law Master of Laws: Advanced Studies in European & International Business Law Master of Laws: Advanced Studies in International Tax Law Master of Laws: Advanced Studies in Public International Law Master of Laws: Advanced Studies in International Civil & Commercial Law Master of Laws: Advanced Studies in Law & Digital Technologies Master of Laws: Advanced Studies in European Tax Law Master of Laws: Advanced Studies in European & International Human Rights Law Master of Laws: Advanced Studies in International Children’s Rights MSc in International Relations & Diplomacy
You must first apply online for admissions to a Master’s programme at Leiden University. In your application, you must indicate clearly that you would like to apply for the LExS scholarship and upload your letter of motivation for the LExS scholarship on the scholarship page. The deadline for programmes starting in February is 1 October while programmes starting in September have a deadline of 1 February (exception – LLM Advanced Studies programmes: 1 March).