Student Research Projects

In the Community Project, as well as in many other courses and in their final capstone essays, LUC students investigate a wide variety of social issues. Below you'll find a selection of recent student research. Watch this space for more projects coming soon!

Have a suggestion for student work that should be included here?  Send an email to engage@luc.leidenuniv.nl.


January 12, 2016

Learning from Finland

In his final paper for the Community Project course in Spring 2015, World Politics major Hylke de Sauvage examined the debate about what makes the celebrated Finnish education system unique. What he discovered may surprise you.  Read the full story here.


Protest sign spotted at the University of Amsterdam in 2015.

Protest sign spotted at the University of Amsterdam in 2015.

November 1, 2015

Universities &
Socioeconomic diversity

Lena Volmer, of LUC's class of 2015, investigated the value of socioeconomic diversity in higher education -- turning her focus on the specific case of Leiden University College.