If you want to find out more about Leiden University, you can read our publications online or request a printed copy.
What goes on at our University? What are we proud of? What are the most important facts and figures? Read all this and more in our publications for the public.
About us 2021
The most important facts and figures about Leiden University.
Annual report and other policy documents
Our policy documents provide an insight into our policy, finances, impact and ambitions for the future.
In its Annual Report, Leiden University reports on education, research, innovation, knowledge valorisation, infrastructure, human resources and finance.
In the Sustainability Report, the University looks back on how it has promoted sustainability and awareness of this among students and staff, and what the plans are for the future.
In the Institutional Plan Freedom to Excel Leiden University outlines its ambitions for the period 2015-2020.
Strategy of Campus The Hague 2020-2030
Leiden University is one university in two cities: Leiden and The Hague. In this way, we combine the best of both worlds and benefit from the many opportunities for exchange and expansion. For the period 2020-2030, a new strategy has been adopted and an implementation agenda setting the priorities for two years. An overview of the strategy can be found in the brochure Campus The Hague.
The long-term budget outlines the University’s financial affairs and their development over the coming years. It also outlines those developments and basic tenets of the policy that are relevant to the University’s future. This report is only available in Dutch.
Download the long-term budget (pdf, in Dutch) for:
This is how money is allocated within the University
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Economic impact of Leiden University and LUMC
In 2012 Leiden University and the LUMC commissioned BiGGAR Economics to carry out a study of their economic impact. The conclusion was that each euro invested has a return of almost four euros and each job at the University or the LUMC is responsible for 3.6 extra jobs.