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Facts and figures

The key facts and figures about Leiden University from its Annual Report for 2019.

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

Teaching

30,869
Students
47
Bachelor's programmes
78
Master's programmes
4.1 (bachelor); 3.9 (master)
Student satisfaction (NSE, scale 0-5)
6,101
Incoming bachelor's students
5,352
Incoming master's students, 29% foreign nationals
123
Nationalities

Student success

3,899
Bachelor's degrees
4,219
Master's degrees
15%
Drop-out rate after first year of bachelor's degree
122,140
Registered alumni

Research

2,546
FTE researchers
6,438
Academic publications
433
PhDs awarded

Staff

7,100
Staff members
4,408
FTE
1,692
FTE academic staff members
776
FTE PhD candidates
33%
Women in higher academic roles
29%
Female professors
31%
Temporary academic staff with government funding

Income

€ 375 m
Government funding
€ 71 m
Tuition fees
€ 58 m
NWO, Zon MW and KNAW
€ 36 m
EU, including ERC
€ 145 m
Other sources of income: contract research, etc.
€ 686 m
Total budget
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