LEIDEN UNIVERSITY - [LEI], LEIDEN

Leiden, South HollandLOCATION
UniversitySCHOOL TYPE
Estd 1575Established Year
  26321Enrollment

Leiden University is a public research university in Leiden, the Netherlands. Established in 1575, the university is the oldest university in the Netherlands. The university regularly ranks among the top universities in the world. The university is associated with over 6000 scientific publications and 16 noble laureates.

Highlights

University TypePublic
Campus SettingUrban
UG Application Portalstudielink.nl
Annual Budget588 million Euros
Mode of ProgramsFull-time; Online
Number of International Students3,790
Annual Cost of Attendance29,087 Euros
Contact Information+31 (0)15 27 89111

Programs, Campus and Residence

  • The university offers 50 bachelors’ and 75 masters’ programs in technology and engineering.
  • The most popular programs include –Biology and Biochemistry; Chemistry; Microbiology; Immunology; and Space Science.
  • The campus has two campuses – one in Leiden and other in the Hague.
  • The university has no on campus housing but assists students find off campus housing on its official website.

Leiden University Admissions

The deadlines for student intake varies with each program.

Admission Requirements

  • Transcripts till the most recent education in English, Dutch, French or German; letter of reference
  • Language Proficiency Test –
    • TOEFL – 80
    • IELTS – 6.5
    • Cambridge – 183; CAE B; CPRE C
    • NT2 for programs taught in Dutch
  • Application fee – Varies
  • Additional requirements – Letter of motivation; CV; Copy of passport for proof of identity.

The applications must be submitted through the studielink.nl portal for both bachelors’ and masters’ programs.

Financial Aid and Cost of Study

The university offers financial aid in the form of scholarships, loans and study abroad programs.

Leiden University International Students Fees

ExpenseCost in Euros
Tuition fee15,000
Living expenses11,125
Insurance1,475
Residence permit317
Handling fees670
Books500

The university has an alumni population 109,000 all over the world. These alumni receive benefits like facilities discounts, career counselling and access to campus resources and events.

Find a Program

Arts & Social Studies 107 Programs

$19,088 - 20,792 PER
YEAR

INTERNATIONAL STUDENT TUITION
Arabic StudiesHistory, Arts and Culture of AsiaIslamic StudiesIsrael StudiesMiddle Eastern Studies: Modern Middle East StudiesMiddle Eastern Studies: Persian StudiesMiddle Eastern Studies: Turkish StudiesPolitics, Society and Economy of AsiaAfrican StudiesAfrican Studies (Research)Ancient HistoryAncient History (research)Archival StudiesArts and CultureAsian StudiesAsian Studies (2 Years)Asian Studies (Research)Asian Studies (research, 120ec)AssyriologyAssyriology (Research)Book and Digital Media StudiesCities, Migration and Global InterdependenceCities, Migration and Global Interdependence - Economic HistoryCities, Migration and Global Interdependence (Research)ClassicsClassics and Ancient CivilisationsClassics and Ancient Civilisations (Research)Colonial and Global HistoryColonial and Global History (research)Contemporary Art in a Global PerspectiveCultural Analysis - Literature and TheoryCulture and PoliticsEast Asian StudiesEgyptologyEgyptology (research)English Literature and CultureEuropaeum Programme European History and Civilisation - Leiden-Oxford-Paris ProgrammeEurope 1000 1800 (research)Europe 1000-1800Film and Photographic StudiesFrench Literature and CultureGerman Literature and CultureGlobal Order in Historical PerspectiveHebrew and Aramaic StudiesHistoryHistory (Research)History: European History and Civilisation,Leiden-Oxford-Paris ProgrammeInternational RelationsItalian Literature and CultureJapanese StudiesKorean StudiesLatin American StudiesLatin American Studies (Research)LinguisticsLinguistics (Research)Literary StudiesLiterary Studies (Research)Literature in Society. Europe and BeyondMedia StudiesMiddle Eastern StudiesMiddle Eastern Studies (research)North American StudiesPhilosophical Anthropology and Philosophy of CulturePhilosophical Perspectives on Politics and the EconomyPhilosophyPhilosophy (of a Specific Discipline): Philosophy of LawPhilosophy (of a Specific Discipline, 120 EC)Philosophy of HumanitiesPhilosophy of LawPhilosophy of Natural SciencesPhilosophy of Political SciencePhilosophy of PsychologyPhilosophy: Ethics and PoliticsPhilosophy: History and Philosophy of the SciencesPhilosophy: Philosophy, Politics and EconomicsPolitics, Culture and National Identities, 1789 to the PresentPolitics, Culture and National Identities, 1789 to the Present (research)Religious StudiesRussian and Eurasian StudiesSouth Asian StudiesSoutheast Asian StudiesTranslationShow More (78)

Sciences 41 Programs

$9,240 - 29,086 PER
YEAR

INTERNATIONAL STUDENT TUITION
Molecular Genetics and BiotechnologyAlgebra, Geometry and Number TheoryApplied Neuroscience in Human DevelopmentAstronomyAstronomy - Astronomy ResearchAstronomy and CosmologyAstronomy: Astronomy and Science Communication and SocietyBiodiversity and SustainabilityBiologyBiology and Business StudiesBiology: Biology and Science Communication and SocietyBiology: Evolution, Biodiversity and ConservationBiology: Microbial Biotechnology and HealthBiology: Plant Sciences and Natural ProductsBio-Pharmaceutical Sciences and Business StudiesBio-Pharmaceutical Sciences: Bio-Pharmaceutical Sciences and Science Communication and SocietyChemistryChemistry: Chemistry and Science Communication and SocietyEvolutionary BiologyFrom Cells to OrganismsLife Science and Science Communication and SocietyLife Science and Technology: Life Science Research and DevelopmentMathematicsMathematics: Algebra, Geometry and Number TheoryMathematics: Applied MathematicsMathematics: Mathematics and Science Communication and SocietyPhysicsPhysics: Physics and Science Communication and SocietyPhysics: Research in Physics, Biological and Soft Matter PhysicsPhysics: Research in Physics, CosmologyPhysics: Research in Physics, Quantum Matter and OpticsPhysics: Research in Physics, TheoreticalPsychology (Research) - Clinical and Health PsychologyPsychology (Research) - Cognitive NeurosciencePsychology: Clinical NeuropsychologyPsychology: Methodology and Statistics in PsychologyResearch in ChemistryResearch in Physics, Pre-PhD ('Casimir')Statistical Science for the Life and Behavioural SciencesShow More (35)
$11,930 - 19,088 PER
YEAR

INTERNATIONAL STUDENT TUITION

Architecture, Building & Planning 1 Program

$19,088 - 20,792 PER
YEAR

INTERNATIONAL STUDENT TUITION
AVERAGE COST
Average Tuition Fees (Annual)
$ 19,883
Bachelors Tuition Fees$19087.66
Post graduate Tuition Fees$19882.98
Accomodation Fees (Annual)
$ 6,600
CAMPUS LIFE
Total Enrollment
26,321
International Students
3,421
Male : Female Ratio
43:57
Student : Faculty Ratio
18:1
ADMISSION DEADLINES
Application Deadline
January 04, 2019
Start of Application process -
End of Application process January 04, 2019
Application Fee
$ 100
ADMISSION STATISTICS
Acceptance Rate
-
Min. 6.5
Total Applications
-
Min. 90
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Breakdown of Ranking
  • 2019
  • Global Rank (Out of 1250)
    #86
    Score (Out of 100)
    #69.4

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