The sustainable university
Leiden University is very aware of its role in society. Good scientific research and teaching are crucial for a safe, healthy, sustainable, prosperous and just world; this is one of the premises of the University's 2015-2016 Strategic Plan 'Freedom to Excel'. You can read in this dossier about how Leiden University handles its responsibilities in the areas of sustainability and the environment.
How can we make Leiden a really 'healthy university'?
At the initiative of several of its professors, Leiden University has joined the international Healthy Universities network. Surrounded by space hoppe...
There could be surprises at the Healthy University workshops
From exercises for working more healthily to practical tips about getting a good night's sleep. Students and staff who take part in the Healthy Univer...
Inspiring and scientifically proven health advice at 'Healthy University' days
Leiden University is the first Dutch university to join the Healthy Universities international network. Lifestyle workshops, rewards for good behaviou...
Transition to renewable energy requires more space - but it will be much cleaner
To generate renewable energy takes more space than one might think. New research by environmental scientist Paul Behrens and master's student John van...
2017 editions of annual report and sustainability report published
Leiden University's 2017 annual report has now been published. This year for the first time the University has also published a separate sustainabilit...