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Leiden University College The Hague: Liberal Arts & Sciences: Global Challenges


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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!




Bachelor of Arts/Bachelor of Science


3 years

ECTS credits



Numerus Fixus

Tuition fee 2023/2024

€ 2,314

€ 15,400


Application requirements

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

the following:

  • Completed online application
  • Copy of your most recent secondary school transcript (and diploma if obtained
  • already)
  • Motivation form (follow LUC requirements)
  • Recommendation letter
  • Curriculum Vitae
  • Completed LUC application form
  • Application fee (if applicable)

Language requirements

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!

Tuition fees  
€ 2,314
€ 15,400
Information not available
Start date App. deadline EU/EEA App. deadline Non-EU/EEA
1 Sep '23 15 Mar '23 15 Mar '23


You can check if you're eligible for scholarships that apply to this course.


Leiden University

Main address
Turfmarkt 99
2511 DP Den Haag
070 - 8009500

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