Leeuwarden is the capital of the province Friesland, a small city with a pleasant atmosphere which will make you feel at home soon. With over 25,000 Dutch and international students at three universities, Leeuwarden can be considered as a truly international student town!
The heart of the city is very old and lively with beautiful old buildings, theatres, movie houses, friendly and trendy pubs, museums, great events and a nice city park. Like Amsterdam, Leeuwarden has a long system of canals. Along the canals you can enjoy a good meal or drink on one of the many terraces.
Read more about studying at Stenden and living in Leeuwarden in the guide to Stenden university, The Netherlands; Leeuwarden and Emmen
On the course list for the academic year 2013-2014, you can see which modules or semesters are available in Leeuwarden.
For general academic information please see the
FREC is a student body that provides activities especially for incoming exchange students as weekend trips, parties etc.FREC also organises the introduction programma and welcome service at the day of arrival.
Link to the FREC website