The exhibition Grotius - A Life Between Freedom and Oppression was made by nine students at Leiden University College The Hague, Leiden University’s international honours college. Their portraits and a short quote from each of them can be found further below. Founded in 2010, LUC is the university’s liberal arts and sciences college and its rigorous and interdisciplinary programme is marked by strong societal engagement. The college has been consistently ranked as the Netherlands’ top university college and placed in the top three of the country’s bachelor programmes. Grotius’ work and legacy are taught in all three BA majors, ‘Human Diversity: Culture, History and Society’, ‘International Justice’ and ‘World Politics’, at Leiden University College.