With two inspiring locations in the beautiful historic cities of Leiden and The Hague, Leiden University has a lot to offer: wonderful social, academic, and cultural student experiences.
Average 1st Year Class Size:
City Campus in Leiden and The Hague
12-500 depending on program
Are you curious, critical and involved in the world around you? At Leiden University, the oldest university in the Netherlands, you can make a valuable contribution to tackling the various national and international challenges facing modern society. Together with academics and fellow students from all over the world, you will actively address these challenges through your own research efforts. We keep an open mind and allow one another the space to disagree. We expect the same active, open-minded and critical attitude from you.
Broaden your horizons through one of our 14 English-taught bachelor's programmes in the beautiful historic cities of Leiden and The Hague. We challenge you to look beyond your own boundaries. Together, we map out a learning path that suits you and your ambitions. The knowledge and skills you develop here will benefit you for the rest of your life, regardless of the career path you choose!
For 11 of 14 of our English-taught programmes, the full IB with a passing grade is sufficient for admission. The remaining 3 programmes are selective, with academic achievement being one of the selection criteria.
Internships within degree
Study Abroad available
We offer 1 Liberal Arts and Sciences programme, 3 inter-disciplinary degree and 10 Single focus but all allow minors.
EU/EEA citizens - 2143 Euro per year (year one is halved)
Non-EU/EEA citizens - 11,500 Euro per year
Leiden University College has an additional fee for all students of 2385 Euro per year
These are fees for the 2020-2021 Academic Year and are subject to change. Fees are based on nationality.
Non-EU/EEA students can apply for the Holland Scholarship. This is a competitive scholarship with an award of 5000 Euro in the first year of studies.
Leiden University College offers financial aid options for admitted students. Interested students should check the programme page for details.
World Rankings = QS World Subject Rankings 2020
Please note that rankings do not exist for all subjects