News & announcements

Intro programme change: Firefighting instructions & MHC

The firefighting instructions for new students on Thursday the 14th of February has been moved to 10 am. Because of this change, MHC has been "moved" to Friday the 22nd, from 15:30 - 17:15.

The firefighting instruction is compulsory for students that did not do their bachelor's in Leiden. Everyone participating will be expected to gather outside the -old- Gorlaeus building main entrance at 10 am.

PhD position available: Design and synthesis of mechanism-based glycosyltransferase inhibitors

The Faculty of Science and the Leiden Institute of Chemistry are looking for a PhD student at the Medical Biochemistry group: Design and synthesis of mechanism-based glycosyltransferase inhibitors (1.0 FTE).

Become a SCIENCE Buddy - Spring semester 2019

Are you ready to become a Science Buddy for the spring semester 2019? The Science Buddy programme is offered to all new international students of the Faculty of Science, Leiden University.

Student team iGEM Leiden wins gold in Boston

The adventure of iGEM Leiden has come to an end. The result: prizes for Best Therapeutic Project and Best Model, a gold medal, a successful crowdfunding campaign and of course their open-source research findings, which are available for the scientific community. Life Science & Technology student Carli Koster was part of the winning team.

Favourable visitation for MSc Chemistry and LST

The master’s programmes Chemistry and LST are both structured on an individual basis and well-embedded in the research at the faculty. Those are the main conclusions of the oral report at the end of the visit of the visitation panel on October 10th.

MSc Chemistry & LST Best Student prizes awarded

During the opening of the 2018-19 MSc Chemistry & LST programme on September 4th, "Best Student" prizes were awarded to four students for their exceptional performances during the 2017-18 course year.

4 additional PhD positions available at the LIC!

Within the Leiden Instiute of Chemistry, four additional PhD positions are avialable:


Important message concerning graduation during the summer

If you are planning to finish your last study component in July or August, you should read this announcement very carefully! The procedure in the summer is slightly different than normal.

PhD positions available at the LIC

The following PhD positions are currently available at the LIC:

Expand your career possibilities during BCF Career Event on 24 May 2018

Are you looking for a job or internship? Or do you want to increase your career perspectives after your graduation? Visit BCF Career Event 2018, the largest career fair for (PhD)-students, postdocs and (young) professionals in the sectors Life Sciences, Chemistry, Food and Pharma, on 24 May in Jaarbeurs Utrecht, the Netherlands.