Leiden University (founded in 1575) is one of theleading international research-intensive universities. This prominent position gives our graduates an advantage when applying for positions both within and outside the academic world.
The University has 7 faculties: Archaeology, Campus The Hague, Humanities, Medicine/LUMC, Law, Social and Behavioural Sciences and Science. Leiden also has a graduate school of teaching (ICLON) and an Honours Academy. The University offers a broad range of 46 bachelor's programmes and 73 master's programmes, highly diverse PhD tracks and various interdisciplinary minors. In addition, within the Honours Academy Leiden University offers a Pre-University College, an Honours College, the Leiden Leadership Programme and the Leiden University College The Hague for excellent students.
The University's key principles are:
a strong international orientation
a research-intensive profile
teaching and research of the highest quality
Leiden University actively promotes the following core values:
freedom of spirit, thought and expression
unrestrained development of knowledge
responsibility towards society