Find out who to contact with press enquiries and how we tell the world our news.
Press Office of the Executive Board of the University
Caroline van Overbeeke
Corporate Communication Adviser/Spokesperson
+31 (0)71 527 3345
Questions relating to research throughout the University
Scientific Communication Adviser
+31 (0)71 5273282
In the event of absence:
Strategic Communication Directorate Secretary's Office
+31 (0)71 527 6131
Questions relating to law research
Department of Marketing & Communication of the Faculty of Law
+31 (0)71 5274865
Questions relating to teaching research
Questions relating to medical research
For the press officer of Leiden University Medical Center (LUMC)
see the LUMC website.
If you wish to receive press releases from Leiden University, please send your e-mail address, contact details and any areas of specific interest to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Other communication channels
We use the following social media channels to publish our news:
Journalists and anyone else with an interest can subscribe to the free Leiden University electronic newsletter (in Dutch) that is published every Tuesday and includes news articles, the calendar of events and laureates. There is also a monthly International Newsletter.
- See the latest newsletter (in Dutch)
- See the latest international newsletter (in English)
- Go to the registration form for the international newsletter
More and more academics and students are blogging on individual and group blogs about research in the most diverse fields. See the ever increasing list of Leiden blogs.