Leiden University
Leiden University

Continente: Europe

Country: Netherlands

Address: PO Box 9500, Leiden, 2300, Netherlands

Web Site: www.universiteitleiden.nl



About Leiden University:

Leiden University has been elevating minds, pioneering research and having a real-world impact since 1575. Broaden your horizons through one of our 12 English-taught bachelor’s programmes or 78 master’s programmes from our 7 faculties: Archaeology, Social and Behavioural Sciences, Mathematics and Natural Sciences, Governance and Global Affairs, Medical Sciences, Humanities and Law. Leiden University unites people and knowledge from all corners of the world. Currently there are approximately 29,000 students across the two campuses, with 16% coming from over 121 nations. LeidenLeiden is a typical university city: the students who live and study in Leiden give the city its relaxed, yet vibrant atmosphere. It’s a small and safe city in the heart of Western Europe with many international students. The historical centre has many beautiful 16th and 17th century buildings, and is crisscrossed by canals, giving it a medieval feel. The university buildings, new and old, are spread throughout the city. However, you will never more than a 10-minute bike ride away from your university destination. The HagueThe Leiden University’s Campus The Hague is just ten minutes by train from the city of Leiden. In the judicial capital of the world, home of the International Court of Justice and the Peace Palace, programmes based on the themes of peace and justice are offered within the Dutch and global context. The Hague is a cosmopolitan city bursting with style and culture, full of parks, elegant homes, embassies and non-government organizations. The city has always been the seat of national government and the official residence of the Dutch monarchs. It is also one of the most international cities in the Netherlands, with over 40% of the population being comprised of expatriates. Leiden University will contribute to your academic and your personal development. Besides attending lectures, you will be doing your own research into topics that are relevant to society today. Engage with our lecturers, who are renowned for their ground-breaking research and worldwide networks. Benefit from the personal and interactive classroom experience.



World University Rankings

2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018
World University Rankings 87 75 67 71 67 68 76 81 81 83 80 83

ByField

Field 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018
Agriculture - 184 254 205 223 - 221 249 269 299 240 236
Engineering - 270 - - - - - - - - 401-450 401-450
Life Sciences - 78 82 64 76 54 55 61 64 63 57 64
Clinical Medicine - 42 33 41 42 38 42 49 52 52 52 53
Natural Sciences - 108 110 113 82 111 133 118 109 144 118 112
Social Sciences - 151 144 135 98 122 152 130 131 150 128 125

BySubject

Subject 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018
Agricultural Sciences - - - - - - - - - - 351-400 351-400
Chemistryical Engineering - - - - 236 - - - - - - 401-450
Chemistry - - - 219 183 207 184 202 200 237 231 236
Civil Engineering - - - - - - - 266 264 294 - 301-350
Computer Science - - - 162 126 110 118 180 199 206 190 217
Electrical Engineering - - - 251 188 225 289 - - - 351-400 401-450
Environment / Ecology - - - - 229 271 293 269 274 294 255 260
Geosciences - - - 205 198 140 172 215 213 296 300 -
Materials Science - - - 249 296 - - - - - 301-350 351-400
Mathematics - - - 258 180 214 234 280 284 293 283 301-350
Mechanical Engineering - - - - - - - - - - - -
Pharmacology & Toxicolog - - - - - 42 38 43 46 35 52 37
Physics - - - 93 63 89 118 93 84 111 79 72
Plant & Animal Science - - - - 176 136 143 170 177 206 196 153