On Monday October 16th, the Foreign Excursion committee announced the destination of the trip in the summer of 2018: the CDL will travel to JAPAN! During this trip we will visit multiple interesting companies and universities, but we will also do some sightseeing and have a look at the Japanese culture. More infornation about the price and specific travel details will be announced later. If you are interested and want to stay updated, sign up for the interest form ( 

[English below]

Lieve CDL'ers,

Het collegejaar is weer begonnen en dat betekent nieuwe CDL activiteiten!
In het bovenstaande overzicht kun je zien welke activiteiten jij in je agenda moet zetten.
Kom vooral allemaal naar de Back to Books borrel op 12 september en luid het jaar goed met ons in!

Dear CDL-members,

The new semester has started and that means new upcoming CDL activities!
You can see exactly which activities you want to schedule in the overview.
Especially come to the "Back to Books drinks" on tuesday september 12th!

It's time to celebrate the 91st birthday of the CDL! There will be lots and lots of fun activities, you don't want to miss! Everyday another movie will be the theme for that day. For some activities it's necessary to sign up. See the links below: 

Monday 15/05 Opening Drinks
91 free prosecco is included, but order your dinner here

Tuesday 16/06 Verkieizngs ALV
Who will win the battle?! Order your pizza here  so you won't be hungy while watching this epic battle 

Wednesday 17/05 Be like Tarzan! 
Feel like a real Tarzan and join us on a tropical climbing island! Sign up here

Thursday 18/05 BBQ + Party 
Beer and BBQ for only 6,- in front of the Gorlaeus! Sign up for the BBQ here
Buy tickets for the party at the CDL room or at the door

Friday 19/05 The Hangover 
All day breakfast! Registration is not necessary! 

Saturday 20/05 Pool Party 
Buy tickets for the pool party at the CDL room or at the door and feel like Nemo! 

Monday 22/05
Nalco Lunchlecture sign up here for free lunch
Cuious what the Dies committee prepared for you? The Chocolate Factory will open its door this night, sign up here

Tuesday 23/05 The Oscars 
Free entrance. Reception is open for all members of the CDL! 

See you at the 91st CDL Dies!

On Tuesday April 25th our annual CDL & LIFE Career Evening will take place! The Science Club in Leiden will be opened at 5:30 PM and we will start at 6:30 PM with the presentations of the three attending companies. These companies will include Genmab, ExxonMobil and Gupta Strategists. Also the Science Career Service will give tips and tricks about your career and give you the opportunity to get your CV checked by a professional! You can sign up here .

The lecture is open for all members of the CDL. There is free lunch for people who sign up! You can do this by visiting the CDL room or by clicking here

Best wishes from the 84th CDL board, 
Phebe, Loes, Lennard, Myrthe and Marten 

You can now sign up for the excursion to LyondellBasell on tuesday January 31! LyondellBasell is one of the world’s largest plastics, chemical, and refining companies. The company manufactures products at 59 sites in 18 countries. LyondellBasell products and technologies are used to make items that improve the quality of life for people around the world including packaging, electronics, automotive parts, home furnishings, construction materials and biofuels.

We will visit the Botlek site in the port of Rotterdam. This site consists of two major operating facilities in the industrial complex: a propylene oxide (PO) / tert-butyl alcohol (TBA) plant and a butanediol (BDO) plant that is the largest of its kind in the world. In addition, LyondellBasell operates a deep-water terminal in the Europoort area.

During our visit we will get a presentation about LyondellBasell, work on a case and explore their site by bike! You can sign up by sending an email to