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

29,542
Students
47
Bachelor's programmes
79
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
129
Nationalities

Student success

3,845
Bachelor's degrees
4,181
Master's degrees
15%
Drop-out rate after first year of bachelor's degree
109,000
Registered alumni

Research

2,510
FTE researchers
6,413
Academic publications
447
PhDs awarded

Staff

6,700
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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