Innovative, intercultural, international. Leiden University plays a leading role in scientific research and teaching, and has been making a prominent contribution to creating a secure, healthy, sustainable, prosperous and just world since 1575.

The University strives for excellence in an open academic community where teaching takes place in small-scale groups with the focus on the individual. Freedom of spirit and the free development of research are among our core principles. Our academics are motivated by the highest ambitions of quality and integrity, and our innovative teaching is interwoven with our high quality research. We focus on motivated and talented students, excellence programmes and successful student performance. Our University welcomes all those who want to achieve their full potential.

Throughout the summer over 700 students, PhD candidates and professionals come to study at Leiden University.  Discover the short courses in the international and academically inspiring environment of Leiden University in The Hague!

Campus The Hague
Turfmarkt 99
2511 DP The Hague

Tel: +31 (0)70 800 9504



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