Universiteit Leiden

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Facts and figures

The key facts and figures about Leiden University from its Annual Report for 2018.

2
Cities: Leiden and The Hague
1575
Foundation year
16
Nobel Prizes
Top 100 university
Ranking

Teaching

30,884
Students
45
Bachelor's programmes
87
Master's programmes
4.0 (bachelor); 3.9 (master)
Student satisfaction (NSE, scale 0-5)
6,169
Incoming bachelor's students
5,304
Incoming master's students, 29% foreign nationals
122
Nationalities

Student success

3,900
Bachelor's degrees
4,217
Master's degrees
15%
Drop-out rate after first year of bachelor's degree
122,140
Registered alumni

Research

2,510
FTE researchers
6,400
Academic publications
433
PhDs awarded

Staff

7,100
Staff members
4,274
FTE
1,638
FTE academic staff members
774
FTE PhD candidates
32%
Women in higher academic roles
29%
Female professors
32%
Temporary academic staff with government funding

Income

€ 385 m
Government funding
€ 68 m
Tuition fees
€ 51 m
NWO, Zon MW and KNAW
€ 40 m
EU, including ERC
€ 97 m
Other sources of income: contract research, etc.
€ 652 m
Total budget
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