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Facts and figures

The key facts and figures about Leiden University from its Annual Report for 2021.

2
Cities: Leiden and The Hague
1575
Foundation year
16
Nobel Prizes

Teaching

34,165
Students
47
Bachelor's programmes
81
Master's programmes
3.8 (bachelor); 3.8 (master)
Student satisfaction (NSE, scale 0-5)
6,613
Incoming bachelor's students, 22% foreign nationals
6,078
Incoming master's students, 31% foreign nationals
126
Nationalities

Student success

4,813
Bachelor's degrees
4,688
Master's degrees
12%
Drop-out rate after first year of bachelor's degree
134,700
Registered alumni

Research

2,815
FTE researchers
7,088
Academic publications
445
PhDs awarded

Staff

7,600
Staff members
4,866
FTE
1,862
FTE academic staff members
886
FTE PhD candidates
34%
Women in higher academic roles
31%
Female professors
34%
Temporary academic staff with government funding

Income

€ 458 m
Government funding
€ 70 m
Tuition fees
€ 56 m
NWO, Zon MW and KNAW
€ 39 m
EU, including ERC
€ 154 m
Other sources of income: contract research, etc.
€ 777 m
Total budget
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