Exchange and Visiting students

Leiden Law School welcomes visiting students from all over the world. You can join us either as an Exchange Programme student, or as a Study Abroad Programme student, and can stay for either one or two semesters.

Exchange student or Study Abroad Student?

If we have an exchange agreement (Erasmus or otherwise) with your faculty or university you can study at Leiden Law School as an exchange student. Your home faculty or university will be able to tell you what procedures you should follow.

If there is no exchange agreement in place you can instead join us as a fee-paying Study Abroad programme student.

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English taught law courses for Exchange and Study Abroad students

Both exchange and study abroad students can choose from a broad range of courses, the so-called Leiden Law Courses (LLC). These are specially designed Bachelor level courses, all taught in English and are open to visiting students from all over the world as well as local Dutch students.

Would you like to catch a glimpse of what studying at Leiden Law School is like? Then please visit our video on YouTube about our LLC course Moot Court Public International Law.

How do I apply?

We look forward to assisting you through the application process and eventually welcoming you to Leiden University and Leiden Law School. The application process consists of various steps, please go through the steps in order to ensure your application moves through the process efficiently:



Questions about studying at Leiden Law School as an Exchange or Study Abroad Student? Please contact the Exchange staff at the Office for International Education at Leiden Law School:

Once you have started your online application and have questions about the procedure, please contact our colleagues from the Student Affairs Front Office:



Last Modified: 13-08-2014