Study adviser MSc Chemistry and MSc Life Science & Technology

Students can contact study adviser Hilde Zwaan with questions about their programme, studying in Leiden, help with personal issues and graduating. For short and simple questions or problems, please contact Hilde Zwaan by email at

Make an appointment

For detailed questions or complex problems, use the system below to plan an appointment. This system is only intended for current students. The maximum duration of an appointment is 30 minutes. Short and simple questions don't require an appointment but can be asked by e-mail via or during the open office/consultation hours on Tuesdays in room DM3.22 from 12.45–13.15 h.

Attention! If you have a very urgent problem and/or the times available in the appointment system don't suit you, send an e-mail to make a separate appointment.

Online appointment system study adviser
General information

Please note that Leiden University also has a special website for students to offer support and information on:

  • Exceptional circumstances, e.g. studying with a disability for more information click here
  • Workshops Study Skills/Personal development courses, for more information: click here for courses in English, click here for courses in Dutch.

For a full overview of available services, follow the menu link on Guidance and Advice.