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.

Leiden University

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Netherlands

City Campus in Leiden and The Hague

Large Institution

18000

Undergraduate Students

Average Undergraduate Class Size

12-500 depending on program

Education Model

We offer 1 Liberal Arts and Sciences programme, 3 inter-disciplinary degree and 10 Single focus but all allow minors.

Selectivity

Somewhat Selective

Internships within degree

Yes

Study Abroad Available

Yes

IB Grade Requirements

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.

UFP Requirements

Cost of Tuition

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.

Financial Aid Available?

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.

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!

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Subjects

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World Top 200

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Anatomy & Physiology
World Top 100
Anthropology
World Top 50
Archaeology
World Top 10
Biological Sciences
World Top 100
Chemistry
World Top 200
Classics & Ancient History
World Top 10
Computer Science and Information Systems
World Top 300
Development Studies
World Top 50
Economics & Econometrics
World Top 500
Education & Training
World Top 100
English Language & Literature
World Top 100
Environmental Sciences
World Top 200
History
World Top 50
Law and Legal Studies
World Top 50
Linguistics
World Top 50
Mathematics
World Top 200
Medicine
World Top 100
Modern Languages
World Top 100
Pharmacy & Pharmacology
World Top 50
Physics & Astronomy
World Top 100
Politics
World Top 50
Psychology
World Top 100
Social Policy & Administration
World Top 50
Sociology
World Top 100
Statistics and Operational Research
World Top 200
Theology, Divinity & Religious Studies
World Top 100
Subject Name
Degree Area
African Studies
Language & Culture
American Studies
Language & Culture
Anthropology
Society & Social Sciences
Arabic and Middle Eastern Studies
Language & Culture
Archaeology
Society & Social Sciences
Chinese Studies
Language & Culture
Development Studies
Society & Social Sciences
Economics
Society & Social Sciences
English Literature and/or Language
English & Media
Environmental Science
Sciences
Interdisciplinary Study of Global Challenges
Society & Social Sciences
International Relations
Society & Social Sciences
Liberal Arts and Sciences
Liberal Arts & Sciences
Linguistics
Language & Culture
Modern Languages Mixed
Language & Culture
Philosophy
Society & Social Sciences
Politics
Society & Social Sciences
Psychology
Society & Social Sciences
Social Policy
Society & Social Sciences
Sociology
Society & Social Sciences

We have degrees taught in Dutch too

The subjects listed on the right hand grid above are taught in English. We also have a wide range of degree courses taught in Dutch. Click on the 'View Course Catalogue' button above to find them.

Chat with a student

Do you have a question about student life in Leiden or in The Hague, studying at Leiden University, or do you want more information about a specific programme? You can get in contact with a student from a programme of your choice directly!