News and events

Commemoration victims plane crash in Lipsius building

We sympathize with the families and friends of the victims of the plane crash. This afternoon, at 16.00 hrs, the Faculty offers employees, students and guests of the Faculty of Humanities the opportunity to meet and commemorate the victims together by observing a moment of silence.


New language museum for Leiden

Leiden is to have a new language museum in 2015, a public institute focusing on language in all its facets and where science and social developments come together for a broad public. It won't be in a building, but at different places in the city. Dynamic, contemporary, flexible and affordable. The details of the plan will be presented on 29 September.


Re-run course 'Sharia in the West'

The successful free SPOC (Small Private Online Course) at Master level "Sharia in the West" at Leiden University will re-run this fall with new features like a documentary as research project.