As of the academic year 2011-2012 guest students will be admitted to the Master programme Vitality and Ageing of the Leyden Academy. Everyone with a completed Master degree and proven affinity with elderly and/or a medical background can participate. The maximum number of guest students for each course is six.
- Passive participant/a la carte: as participant without receiving ECTS-credits.
- Guest student: you are registered as a student at a Dutch university and participating in assignments/exams with ECTS-credits.
- Contract student: registering at our academy and participating in assignments/exams with ECTS-credits.
For more information regarding these different forms of participation, you can consult the website of the Leiden University. You can also find the eligiblity criteria for each of the different forms and you can download the form for registration as a guest student.
Courses are completed if the guest student has attended eighty percent of the seminars and has taken the exam succesfully. Only upon taking the exam, students can acquire ECTS credits. At the end of the academic year all guest students will receive a certificate. If applicable ECTS credits will be mentioned on this certificate.
You can find an overview of our courses in the curriculum in which you can also find for each course what the costs are. As a student at Leiden University you can follow courses free of charge, please do register at our academy because of the limited number of places available. If you are already registered at a Dutch university you can, after contacting us, register at the Leiden University as a guest student. It is possible to apply for a grant from the Vitality and Ageing fund, via the application form, which you can download here.
In principal only the core themes within the programme can be followed as a guest student. This concerns the following courses: