Registration is open for the Honours Classes in semester 2 from Monday November 7th and Sunday November 20th.
The course catalogue of Honours Classes for 2016-2017 is now available online! Read about the various topics that these extracurricular courses will cover, from history of migration to biomedical technology to creative writing.
Perseverance, knowledge and different angles are the ingredients for a happy innovation for the city of Rotterdam.
The As-Soennah mosque in the Schilderswijk, The Hague. The mosque where young Muslims of all kinds, moderate to orthodox, find a place. We, students from the Honours Class Denktank: Islam in Nederland (Think tank: Islam in The Netherlands), paid a visit to the mosque and went to talk with its imam.
During last summer the Faculty of Law offered an Honours Class about the theme 'Governing Crime and Migration'. Hillary Mellinger, one of the participating international students, tells us about her experiences.
Starting March 2015, the Honours Class ‘Miscarriages of justice and fact-finding in (Dutch) criminal procedure’ has given me, a student of Education and Child Studies, the opportunity to submerge myself into this area of law, together with twelve other enthusiastic students.
The Second World War is a never ending experience for those who lived it. This is what Cleveringa professor Carol Gluck and her students concluded following a critical reading of ‘De Aanslag’ by Harry Mulisch. Mulisch’s novel took centre stage in Gluck’s Honours seminar.
Meditation in a classroom: pillows on the floor, closing the eyes and trying to think of nothing. A deviant Honours Class, but definitely worthwile.
Starting in October 2014, twenty students from Leiden University were introduced to the world of science during their Honours Class ‘Gewicht in de Schaal’ (‘Scaled Weight’), an interdisciplinary lecture by Prof. Dr. W.J.M. Voermans. One participant has shared her experiences with us.
The current academic year is full of interesting honours classes. A variety of themes can be found in this year’s programme. Some of those classes are still open for application.
On Tuesday 24th June 2014 the participants of the Honours Class ‘The Powers That Be’ gathered in the Sterrewacht to attend its final session.
This year, the number of offered Honours Classes has increased greatly. Honours classes are short interdisciplinary courses worth 5 credit points (EC).