Information for new students 

Are you starting in September 2016 with the master Vitality and Ageing? Before you start your Master's, there are some things you will have to arrange. Below you will find the most important of these.

Study material

We assume that you possess a laptop. Study material will be available in the electronic learning environment: Blackboard.


All students and employees of the LUMC are obliged to wear an LUMC-pass for identification. You have already been informed on how to acquire an LUMC pass. The pass is also needed to have access to the buildings and the printing facilities. 


You will be studying in an Academic Hospital. For this particular study, vaccination is not necessary,  since contact with patients will be minimal. 

Confidentiality and protocols

As a student, you will use the facilities of the LUMC. Studying and working in an Academic Hospital requires that you conform to the in-house rules and regulations. Since you may see confidential information, it is required to sign a confidentiality agreement to respect the privacy of the patients and protect intellectual property as well as other matters. This agreement will be provided to you on the first day.    

The first day

You are expected to attend the welcome on Monday September 5 at 9.30, location “Onderwijsgebouw”/”Education building" (Building 3, Albinusdreef 2 in Leiden), room V4-46

Please bring your Laptop and a valid identification (e.g. passport, identification card (driver license is not allowed) with you.

Facebook group

If you already want to get acquainted with your fellow students and stay informed, than join the following Facebook group Master Vitality and Ageing.


Questions can be addressed to LUMC-Onderwijsservicepunt.