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  • Locations: Leiden, Netherlands
  • Program Terms: Academic Year, Fall, Spring
  • Homepage: Click to visit
  • Program Sponsor: ISEP 
  • Restrictions: MSU applicants only
Dates / Deadlines:
Dates / Deadlines:
Term Year App Deadline Decision Date Start Date End Date
Fall 2024 03/01/2024 05/01/2024 TBA TBA
Academic Year 2024-2025 03/01/2024 05/01/2024 TBA TBA
Fact Sheet:
Fact Sheet:
Program Type: Fee-Based, ISEP Direct Language of Instruction: English
Click here for a definition of this term Language Prerequisites: None Housing Options: On Campus
Host Country Language Courses Offered: Yes Click here for a definition of this term Non-MSU student: No
Program Inactive: No Subjects Available: Anthropology, Arts/Visual Arts, Culture Courses, Social Sciences
Click here for a definition of this term Pre-Session Language: Yes Competitive Program: No
Program Description:
ISEP Direct Netherlands
  • Experience Leiden, a place filled with picturesque water canals, enchanting castles, historic artifacts, and luscious green gardens. 
  • Leiden University has been offering high-quality education for students since 1575! Study in English at one of the oldest universities in Europe and live in this friendly, student-centered college town.  
  • Connect with a campus known for providing extensive support to its vast student community, who make up 10% of the entire population of the city of Leiden! 

Explore the beauty of Leiden while biking along the breezy seashore, near monumental windmills, or through brick-lined streets surrounded by tulips.  Join the tight-knit campus community. Academic buildings are spread out throughout the city, which helps students integrate into the town and experience life like a local. 

What We Love About Leiden 
Leiden provides opportunities to easily explore Europe, while also having a charming and student-centered city to call a home away from home. The city has endless architectural, historic, and cultural beauty and is home to open-minded and positive community members. 

Visit the Program Page for Study in the Netherlands to learn more. 

You can meet with the ISEP Coordinator at your home campus or speak with an ISEP Student Services Officer, who will guide you through the application process, pre-departure, your time abroad, and your return. To connect with ISEP, visit our website


Founded in 1575, Leiden University is known for the high quality of the education and research facilities provided. It is a fully accredited, classical university enrolling over 17,000 students. An increasing number of courses, in various disciplines, are being taught in English, as are all Master's degree programs. Students can compose their own programs, choosing courses from a large number of electives offered by the various departments. Courses focus on a wide variety of subjects such as Dutch Language, Culture and Government, European Politics and Administration, Law, English Language and Literature, Global Studies, and World Art.

Leiden is a small town: all university buildings are within walking or cycling distance. Because of the safe environment and the individual approach, students tend to feel at home fairly quickly. The surroundings of Leiden offer a wide range of recreational possibilities.