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Do you want to know the best reasons to study at Leiden University or want to know what's it like to live in the student cities Leiden or The Hague? Our students tell you why you have to choose Leiden University to study your master's programme.

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6 reasons to choose Leiden University

  • Leiden University is the oldest university in the Netherlands and enjoys an excellent reputation built up over more than four centuries. 

  • World-class university: For many years among the top 100 universities in 3 prominent international rankings

  • With no fewer than 75 challenging master’s programmes and 200 specialisations on offer, you are bound to find the perfect match

  • Leiden University offers you a truly international experience with almost 4.000 international students and 120 nationalities

  • A leading European research university with notable alumni including Albert Einstein, King Willem-Alexander and 16 Nobel laureates

  • Leiden and The Hague are real fun student cities, centrally located in the lively heart of the Netherlands

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