Wednesday, November 14, 2018

Master and Short Course Scholarship for Indonesians at Leiden University, Netherlands

Leiden University (abbreviated as LEI; Dutch: Universiteit Leiden), founded in the city of Leiden, is the oldest university in the Netherlands.The university was founded in 1575 by William, Prince of Orange, leader of the Dutch Revolt in the Eighty Years' War. The Dutch Royal Family and Leiden University have a close association: Queen Juliana, Queen Beatrix and King Willem-Alexander are former students. The university came into particular prominence during the Dutch Golden Age, when scholars from around Europe were attracted to the Dutch Republic due to its climate of intellectual tolerance and Leiden's international reputation. During this time Leiden was home to such figures as René Descartes, Rembrandt, Christiaan Huygens, Hugo Grotius, Baruch Spinoza and Baron d'Holbach.

Leiden University has seven faculties (six in Leiden and one in The Hague) and over 50 departments. The university is a member of the Coimbra Group, the Europaeum and the League of European Research Universities. Leiden University houses more than 40 national and international research institutes.

The University is associated with ten leaders and Prime Ministers of the Netherlands including the current Prime Minister Mark Rutte, nine foreign leaders, among them the 6th President of the United States John Quincy Adams, a Secretary General of NATO, a President of the International Court of Justice, a Prime Minister of the United Kingdom and sixteen recipients of the Nobel Prize (including renowned physicists Albert Einstein and Enrico Fermi).

The StuNed programme provides scholarships for Indonesian professionals and graduates wishing to study in the Netherlands, with the underlying objective of strengthening both human resources in Indonesia and Dutch-Indonesian relations.

Master program with:
  • a maximum duration of 2 years.
  • a clear relation to the StuNed objectives.
  • a maximum tuition fee of € 20,000 per year.
Eligible Countries: 
  • The scholarship is available for Indonesian citizens.
Entrance Requirements:
  • You must be admitted to a Master’s program or the short course at Leiden University.
  • Master’s program: You must be an Indonesian professional with at least two years of work experience OR a recent graduate with outstanding academic and non-academic achievements.
  • Short course: You must be an Indonesian professional with at least two years of work experience.
  • Your studies must have a clear relation to the Stuned underlying objective.
How to Apply:
  • All applicants must complete and submit the application form for consideration by the scholarship panel. The university will aim to inform all candidates if their application has been considered successful by the closing date. All unsuccessful candidates will be written to after this date.
  • The University must support and validate your application for it to be considered by the scholarship panel.
  • If you have any questions about your eligibility or are having difficulty applying, please contact the university’s international team by emailing.

January 6, 2019