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Facilities and services

Personal safety and security

Read what Leiden University does to create social safety and a safe working environment and who you can approach if you are experiencing problems with that.

Confidential counsellors and Ombuds Officer

Complaints procedures and arbitration committees


Accessibility is one of the priorities of our D&I policy. It is not only about physical accessibility of the university buildings, but also digital accessibility. Are you a student with a disability? Fenestra Disability Centre offers help and support. Staff members with a disability can go to their supervisor, Human Resources advisor and the university HR coaches (coacheshealthyuniversity@bb.leidenuniv.nl or 071 527 3193).

Combating sexual harassment

Leiden University aims to ensure a safe learning and working environment. Sexual harassment has no place in our university community. Read more about it in the Sexual harassment brochure. If you want to report sexual harassment, you can do so with the student psychologists (psychologen@sea.leidenuniv.nl) and the confidential counselors (vertrouwenspersoon@bb.leidenuniv.nl).

All-gender toilets

There are now all-gender toilets in many of our buildings and more will gradually be added.
Overview of all all-gendertoilets

Nursing mother's rooms

If you are looking for a nursing mother's room on campus, you will find one in various University buildings. You can collect the key from the reception in your building unless otherwise stated. The reception will give you directions to the room. All lactation rooms have a refrigerator and can be locked from inside.
Overview of nursing mother's rooms

Quiet rooms

There are quiet rooms at various University locations, which you can use for mediation and prayer. These are open to students and staff.
Overview of quiet rooms

Affordable period products

Period products are available for 50 cents in the SchoolSupply vending machines ​​​​​​. Through this, the university aims to contribute to a learning environment where menstruation is not a barrier to participation in education.

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