Leeuwarden is known as the capital of the prosperous, agricultural province Fryslân. A province with nearly 3.000 dairy farms and more than 280.000 dairy cows. Fryslân is the home of the Frisian cow. Fryslân’s economy is sustained by agriculture and tourism. As international students, we have plenty of opportunities to experience the cultural and social life of Leeuwarden but that does not really cover what being a Frisian citizen means. More
For everyone who attempts to visit or stay in the Netherlands, you should know what to avoid and how to make it correctly. This guide for perfect behaviour in the Netherlands will help you to survive the Dutch society, as seen through the eyes of a German student.
Everyone somehow knows about how much they like to cycle in The Netherlands but you don’t really realise how serious this is until you experience it. More
LEEUWARDEN – Being a student in a foreign country is hard, as you have to get to know the culture, the habits and how everything is working. However, this did not happen in Leeuwarden where everyone is welcoming you with open arms. More
Peter van der Ploeg (59) and Dick Jongman (69) are not just artists, they are also friends. They feel honoured that they are allowed to be part of Leeuwarden-Fryslân Cultural Capital 2018. The two friends made a tribute to Leeuwarden by means of creating a song. Dick is the singer and Peter guides him whilst playing the guitar in a beautiful, classical way. More