Education is a core activity of Leyden Academy. We focus on various target groups: from young medical doctors to experienced healthcare managers, and from students to seniors. We offer a diverse range of courses, supported by an international and multi-disciplinary network of teachers.

Our education portfolio consists of the following programmes:

  • Leyden Academy is involved in the development of various courses in the EIT Health program such as the blended course Wellbeing of Seniors (2016), (Re)discover Seniors (2017) and the massive online open course (MOOC) Healthy Ageing in 6 Steps. Let your environment do the work. Please click here for the Dutch edition of the course, free available as of 1 May 2018.
  • Leyden Academy has developed a unique, accredited one-year master’s program Vitality and Ageing, with the aim of training pioneers in innovative elderly care.
  • We regularly organise public scientific lectures related to ageing and vitality, entitled Masters of Ageing.
  • Dutch directors and managers involved in elderly care can join the annual executive course Ageing and Healthcare.
  • Talented Dutch medical students are selected to join the exclusive Young Excellence Class, meeting bi-monthly to discuss geriatic medicine.