Universiteit Leiden

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world rank  253

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University Overview

Established in 1575, Universiteit Leiden (Leiden University) is a non-profit public higher-education institution located in the urban setting of the small city of Leiden (population range of 50,000-249,999 inhabitants), South Holland. This institution also has a branch campus in Den Haag. Officially recognized by the Ministerie van Onderwijs, Cultuur en Wetenschap, Nederland (Ministry of Education, Culture and Science of the Netherlands), Universiteit Leiden (LEI) is a large (uniRank enrollment range: 25,000-29,999 students) coeducational Dutch higher education institution. Universiteit Leiden (LEI) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as bachelor degrees, master degrees, doctorate degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 445 years old Dutch higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on students' past academic record and grades. International applicants are eligible to apply for enrollment. LEI also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students including a library, sports facilities, financial aids and/or scholarships, study abroad and exchange programs, as well as administrative services.

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University Identity

Name
Name Leiden University
Acronym LEI
Founded 1575
Motto Praesidium Libertatis
Stronghold of Liberty
Colours Blue and white

University Location

Address Rapenburg 73
Leiden
2311 EZ South Holland
Netherlands
Tel +31 (71) 527 8011
Fax +31 (71) 527 3118
Other locations Den Haag

Study Areas and Degree Levels


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Yearly Tuition Range

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Undergraduate Postgraduate
Local
students
2,500-5,000 US$
(1,800-3,700 Euro)
2,500-5,000 US$
(1,800-3,700 Euro)
International
students
12,500-15,000 US$
(9,200-11,000 Euro)
17,500-20,000 US$
(12,900-14,700 Euro)

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University Admissions

Gender Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Selection Type Yes, based on students' past academic record and grades
Admission Rate Not reported
Admission Office Pieterskerkhof 6
Leiden
(71) 527 8011

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Size and Profile

Student Enrollment 25,000-29,999
Academic Staff over-5,000
Control Type Public
Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Urban
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

Library Yes Go to Universiteit Leiden's Library
Housing Not reported
Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Yes
Distance Learning Not reported
Academic Counseling Yes
Career Services Yes
Institutional Hospital Yes

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Accreditations

Institutional Accreditation

Ministerie van Onderwijs, Cultuur en Wetenschap, Nederland


Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

  • Nederlands-Vlaamse Accreditatieorganisatie (NVAO)


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Memberships and Affiliations

  • European University Association (EUA)
  • League of European Research Universities (LERU)
  • Coimbra Group
  • Europaeum
  • Association of Universities for Research in Astronomy (AURA)
  • Council of International Schools (CIS)
  • National Association of College and Admissions Counselors (NACAC)
  • International Association of College and Admissions Counselors (IACAC)

Academic Structure


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Online Courses

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