Gap year students

For a programme like the Bachelor International Studies travelling is important. It will give you the chance to put your every-day experiences and assumptions into another cultural context.

Gap year and applying for BA International Studies

Do you already know that you want to study International Studies at Leiden University but decide to do a gap year first? If you are an international student, we can already offer you a place for next year’s class if you meet the requirements. Please apply via our online application system.

Gap year ‘benefits’

Essays and pictures of gap year students

Chat with us on Skype!

Chat with us on Skype!
Do you have questions about the BA International Studies? Send an email to Karel or Sean, our student ambassadors, in order to arrange a skype meeting!

Tip: Watch the presentation

Missed the Open Day, but still want to know what the study covers?
Then you can watch the presentation on ‘Introduction to BA International Studies’.