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Apply for the Leiden University South Africa scholarship - University of Pretoria 2020

Updated: Jan 13, 2020

Brief Description

This Scholarship is intended for students of the University of Pretoria, South Africa, who would like to study at Leiden University for one or two-semester(s) as part of an exchange programme.

Target group: Bachelor, Master

Countries/ nationalities: No nationality restrictions

Scholarship type: Study

Faculty: Archaeology, Humanities, Medicine/LUMC, Governance and Global Affairs, Law, Social and Behavioural Sciences, Science, Interfacultair Centrum voor Lerarenopleiding, Onderwijsontwikkeling en Nascholing (ICLON), African Studies Centre, International Institute for Asian Studies

For who: Students of the University of Pretoria, South Africa.


Applicants must:

• be enrolled at the University of Pretoria.

• be preselected for a scholarship by the University of Pretoria.

• meet the standard admission requirements for exchange/study abroad students at Leiden University.


This scholarship cannot be combined with the Mandela Scholarship Fund.      

Scholarship amount


• Each year one scholarship is available for a two-semester exchange programme (up to 10 months), OR

• two scholarships for a one-semester exchange programme (up to 5 months).

The scholarship includes:

• Living allowance: € 1,000 per month

Leiden University deadline: 15 Oct (programmes starting Feb); 1 April (programmes starting Sept)

For more information, click here

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