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25 October 2017

On Friday 10 November 2017 the annual LISF Prize and Janneke Fruin-Helb Scholarship will be awarded. The nominees have now been announced.

13 February 2017

On February 11th 2017 the annual Leiden University Thesis Awards 2017 were presented. Erik Kroon (Archeology) was awarded with the first prize, Coen Vos (Humanities) became second and Jouke Tegelaar (Law/Hazelhoff Centre for Financial Law) received the third prize. 

The awards are bestowed by the Fonds Minerva Reünisten Jaar 1957/1961/1965. All faculties of Leiden University select and submit their best MA or MSc thesis. From these nominees the jury of the Leiden University Thesis Awards, consisting of LUF's Commissie Wetenschappelijke Bestedingen and representatives of the Minerva Reünisten Jaar 1965, selects three winners.




Welcome to Leiden University Fund

Leiden University Fund (LUF) is an independent organisation that was established in 1890 to further the quality of research and education at Leiden University. We award a variety of grants to Leiden University researchers and faculties, and we subsidise the appointment of LUF Professors. In addition, we enable Leiden University students to undertake activities that enhance their studies.

LUF also strives to maintain and strengthen the bond between Leiden University and its alumni. We organise various alumni events.

Read more about LUF

Dr. Freek Vonk


On February 13 2016, many alumni went back to Leiden for the Dies Natalis for alumni, organised by the Leiden University Fund.


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