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Leiden Academics

Undergraduate students of all majors are welcome to study abroad at Webster Leiden. Webster Leiden offers a wide variety of general education courses and electives in addition to core courses for majors such as Business Administration, International Relations, Management, Media Communications and Psychology.

Graduate students pursuing their degree in International Relations (MA), Psychology with an emphasis in Counseling Psychology (MA), or their Master of Business Administration (MBA) can take their core classes at the Webster Leiden campus.

Students can study for an academic year, full semester, 8 week term or summer term. Undergraduate courses are generally taught in an 8-week format, with occasional 16-week courses.

Current Schedules

Fall 2020 Undergraduate
Fall 2020 Graduate
Summer 2020 Undergraduate

Summer 2020 Graduate
Spring 2020 Undergraduate
Spring 2020 Graduate 
Undergraduate Planner 2018-2022

Graduate Planner 2018-2022

Detailed course descriptions for all Webster courses can be found in the Undergraduate and Graduate catalogs.

Full Degree Programs at Webster Leiden

Students of all majors are welcome to study abroad at Webster Leiden even if their major is not offered in full. Webster Leiden offers a wide variety of GCP courses and electives.


Special Program Tracks for Spring 2020 and Summer 2020

In addition to the standard summer session, the Leiden Business Department is offering a global hybrid program called How to do Business in the Netherland (June 20-June 28). Undergraduate students in this program will take a 3-credit course entitled MNGT 4100 International Management and graduate students will take a 3-credit course entitled Professional Seminar, How to do Business in the Netherlands. This program may be taken along with courses in the standard summer session or alone. Click here for additional information.

The Leiden campus is offerings special academic tracks for students studying Communications and International Relations during Spring 2020 and Behavioral and Social Sciences in Summer 2020. The option involves taking at least two courses within each subject area and participating in a range of co-curricular activities. Students who complete all the requirements of their track, will receive an award that covers half off program housing.

Leiden Communications Program with Housing Award
Leiden International Relations Program with Housing Award
Behavioral and Social Sciences Program with Housing Award

Spring 2020 Education Program
The Leiden Campus is offering a special program during Spring 2, 2020 for Webster Education students. Dr. Theodore (Ted) Green, Professor in the Department of Teacher Education, will be leading this program and teaching two courses. For more information, please review the program flyer below.

Leiden Education Program

Academic Requirements & Registration Guidelines

  • Please note that all course offerings are subject to change. Changes in faculty availability and student enrollment can occasionally result in course cancellations.
  • Students must register for a minimum of 6 credit hours per term or 12 credit hours for the semester.
  • Courses must be taken locally at Webster-Leiden. Online courses and independent study course do not count towards the minimum.
  • All courses are 3 credit hours unless otherwise indicated.
  • Full semester classes will be noted on the schedule.
  • Attendance is expected and required; absences will negatively affect grades.