The Faculty is situated in the historical center of Leiden and is home to about 5,400 students and 800 staff members. The Faculty of Humanities offers an inspiring, diverse and innovative international atmosphere to academics and students from all over the world.
Education is set in a broad perspective and students can choose between no less than 25 Bachelors and 28 Masters programmes. Research within the Faculty is carried out in six institutes and focuses on four of the profile themes within Leiden University.
The Faculty of Humanities is ranked 17th within the subject area 'Arts and Humanities' in the Times Higher Education Ranking (THE) of 2015-2016. The faculty scores particularly high in teaching, research and international outlook. Placed 64th on the overall ranking, Leiden is the highest ranking Dutch University.
Read more in the Faculty Strategic Plan 2016 – 2021.
The Faculty Board is responsible for the general management of the Faculty, as well as the administration and organization of the Faculty's teaching and research. Read more about the Faculty Board.
The Faculty Board is supported by the Faculty Office.