Leiden University College The Hague: Liberal Arts & Sciences: Global Challenges
Leiden University College The Hague (LUC) is the international honours college of Leiden University. We offer an innovative and cutting edge Liberal Arts and Sciences programme centred around the 'Global Challenges': the major issues humanity and the planet faces. At LUC we focus on Sustainability, Peace & Justice, Prosperity and Diversity, in order to expand your perspectives and introduce you to several fields of study. Our highly talented and motivated students from all over the world, follow an interdisciplinary curriculum and obtain both broad as well as in-depth knowledge. Linking your studies to the Global Challenges of the 21st century, you will specialize in one of the 6 (Bachelor of Arts / Bachelor of Science) majors: 'Earth, Energy and Sustainability', 'Culture, History and Society', 'International Justice', 'Global Public Health', 'Governance, Economics and Development' or 'World Politics'. You will benefit from intensive, small-scale education and have the opportunity to learn from dedicated and research-active academics.
No less than 50 different nationalities are represented in both student body and staff. As an LUC student you will be part of that vibrant international community focused on making an impact on society. You will live ánd learn on our campus in the city centre of The Hague to ultimately build knowledge for a better world!
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Bachelor of Arts/Bachelor of Science
The European Credit Transfer and Accumulation System (ECTS) is a student-centred system based on the student workload required to achieve the objectives of a programme of study. Its aim is to facilitate the recognition of study periods undertaken by mobile students through the transfer of credits. The ECTS is based on the principle that 60 credits are equivalent to the workload of full-time student during one academic year.
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Tuition fee 2023/2024
The EU/EEA rate is the regular fee for students from within the EU/EEA.
The non-EU/EEA rate is the rate for students from outside the EU/EEA.
Once your application is complete and has been reviewed by the Admissions Committee with a positive outcome, you may be invited for an admissions interview as a fi nal step of the application process. Not all students are invited for an interview. You may be directly admitted.
All students need to prove English proficiency, and need to fill out the application form as part of the application process. Depending on your diploma, students may be required to take an English proficiency test. Please check the website for further information.
All students must prove that their mathematics skills are sufficient in order to pass the science oriented compulsory courses in the first year.
Each year LUC selects 200 highly motivated and talented students from a pool of applicants. In order to take part in the selection process, all applicants need to submit
- Completed online application
- Copy of your most recent secondary school transcript (and diploma if obtained
- Motivation form (follow LUC requirements)
- Recommendation letter
- Curriculum Vitae
- Completed LUC application form
- Application fee (if applicable)
- IELTS overall band
- TOEFL internet based
- Cambridge Certificate in Advanced English
- Cambridge Certificate of Proficiency in English
Check when you can start and what you have to pay!
The institutional rate is for all students who have already obtained a bachelor’s or master’s degree and who want to start a second programme leading to a degree at the same level or at a lower level.
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|Start date||App. deadline EU/EEA||App. deadline Non-EU/EEA|
|1 Sep '23||15 Mar '23||15 Mar '23|
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