Leiden University College The Hague (LUC) is the international Honours College of Leiden University, offering an innovative and cutting edge Liberal Arts & Sciences programme to highly talented and motivated students from all over the world. It offers a broad, flexible and interdisciplinary residential Bachelor's programme with a Bachelor of Arts and Bachelor of Science degrees.
LUC The Hague allows students the flexibility of creating their own curriculum based on their major. Whether your interests are in questions of international justice, world politics, diversity and integration, health and the environment, climate change and alternative energy strategies, or decision-making processes and human security.
Why study Liberal Arts and Sciences?
We want to enable students to respond critically and creatively to the flow of a rapidly changing world and we aim to enable them to look at issues from creative and novel perspectives. Our clearly defined international profile creates an intercultural experience that proudly culminates in our community of global citizens. No less than around 40 different nationalities are represented in both student body and staff.
Linking your studies to the Global Challenges of the 21st century, you will specialize in relevant fields like world politics, economics, governance, international justice, human & cultural interaction, global public health and environmental sciences. The goal of LUC is encapsulated by its motto: 'Building Knowledge for a Better World,' which is what our students and alumni aim to do!
Why study Liberal Arts and Sciences at Leiden University?
LUC The Hague is a joint initiative of Universiteit Leiden and the City of The Hague. It combines Leiden’s long academic tradition with the contemporary relevance of the International City of Peace and Justice. It offers:
- A unique, student-centered and intensive residential programme, being ranked as one of the top University Colleges in The Netherlands
- A focus on Global Challenges: Peace and Justice, Sustainability, Diversity, and Prosperity
- Small-scale classes with research-active staff.
Is this the programme for you?
- Are you passionate about addressing the global challenges of today’s world?
- Do you have broad interests and an international orientation?
- Do you read the international news with interest?
- Are you committed to finding innovative, sustainable solutions for global challenges?
- Are you bright, talented, enjoy a challenge and like to work hard?
Then the LUC The Hague Bachelor’s is for you!