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Studying in Leeuwarden

Leeuwarden is the capital and the economic and cultural centre of the greenest and most beautiful province of the Netherlands: Friesland.

A relaxed student city

When the weather is nice, the terraces near the canals in the city centre are filled with people enjoying the sunshine over a drink. Leeuwarden has a vibrant culture scene and there is always a play, movie or concert to be enjoy in one of the cities many theatres. There are plenty of pubs and clubs for students to have fun on the weekends. There are also various student associations in Leeuwarden you can join.

About Leeuwarden

Leeuwarden is a city with about 107.000 inhabitants. Wherever you live in Leeuwarden, the city centre is not far away. The best way to travel in Leeuwarden, as in most cities in the Netherlands, is by bike. In Leeuwarden you can find several shops that sell new or second-hand bicycles.

Leeuwarden student city

Leeuwarden Studiestad is a foundation dedicated to making your time as a student in Leeuwarden as pleasant and fun as can be. Leeuwarden Studiestad also gives you information on sports in Leeuwarden and on how to find the house of your dreams in Leeuwarden.

Curious about Leeuwarden as a student city? Watch the video below!

Leeuwarden events

There is plenty to do in Leeuwarden. Every year there are more than 50 national and international events. An overview of these events can be found on (in Dutch). Leeuwarden has been elected as Cultural Capital of Europe 2018.
Laatst gewijzigd:18 januari 2018 15:23