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If you want to find out more about Leiden University, you can read our publications online or request a printed copy.

Corporate brochures

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 2020

The most important facts and figures about Leiden University.

View About us 2020 online and click through to the additional information. If you would rather have a printed copy of About Us 2020, you can request this free of charge as well.


Leiden University in photos. View Impressions online and read the stories behind the photos. A printed edition of Impressions is also available, and is available free from charge upon request

Annual report and other policy documents

Our policy documents provide an insight into our policy, finances, impact and ambitions for the future.

Annual report

In its Annual Report, Leiden University reports on education, research, innovation, knowledge valorisation, infrastructure, human resources and finance.

Sustainability Report

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.

Institutional plan ‘Freedom to excel’

In the Institutional Plan Freedom to Excel Leiden University outlines its ambitions for the period 2015-2020.


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.

Economic Impact to Leiden University and Leiden University Medical Center

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