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Facts and figures

The key facts and figures about Leiden University from its Annual Report for 2020.

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

Teaching

32,806
Students
47
Bachelor's programmes
78
Master's programmes
4.1 (bachelor); 3.9 (master)
Student satisfaction (NSE, scale 0-5)
6,501
Incoming bachelor's students
6,173
Incoming master's students, 29% foreign nationals
123
Nationalities

Student success

4,514
Bachelor's degrees
4,236
Master's degrees
12%
Drop-out rate after first year of bachelor's degree
122,140
Registered alumni

Research

2,665
FTE researchers
6,325
Academic publications
447
PhDs awarded

Staff

7,100
Staff members
4,659
FTE
1,808
FTE academic staff members
829
FTE PhD candidates
34%
Women in higher academic roles
29%
Female professors
34%
Temporary academic staff with government funding

Income

€ 405 m
Government funding
€ 76 m
Tuition fees
€ 52 m
NWO, Zon MW and KNAW
€ 42 m
EU, including ERC
€ 125 m
Other sources of income: contract research, etc.
€ 698 m
Total budget
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