Leiden University Rankings

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In the World#1214 of 14178
In Europe#449 of 2794
In the Netherlands#13 of 58
In Leiden#1 of 2
In History#59 of 5,620

Quick Review

Enrollment
27,713
Type
Non-profit
Funding
Public-private
partnership
Highest Degree
Doctorate
Languages
Dutch;English

Publications & Citations

Publications
70,678
Citations
3,391,666

Leiden University majors

by publication count

Medicine
12,036
Biology
11,741
Chemistry
9,025
Physics
7,786
Psychology
6,933
Computer science
3,688
Mathematics
2,781
Political science
2,484
Materials science
2,069
Sociology
1,526
History
1,192
Geography
846
Economics
771
Business
711
Art
666
Philosophy
560
Engineering
497
Environmental science
424
Geology
276

Topical rankings by citation count

DisciplineWorld RankCitations
History726,044
Physics90441,318
Psychology91400,880
Political science10126,920
Biology121859,450
Medicine144665,205
Sociology15742,608
Chemistry158321,951
Art1841,344
Mathematics21285,590
Philosophy2161,927
Computer science221124,732
Geography22818,805
Materials science32988,748
Economics35023,893
Engineering43320,872
Environmental science45216,484
Business55710,920
Geology6157,766

Annual publication & citation counts

YearPublicationsCitations
199083212493
199186614140
199293415671
199396017129
1994104919154
1995112922214
1996133124834
1997141829071
1998132733700
1999113137960
2000113040539
2001116045046
2002115048157
2003123752751
2004133258624
2005134265727
2006149873869
2007175481694
2008196492629
20092235107257
20102665121935
20112492144612
20122723167524
20132858188599
20142851201546
20153009211779
20163393213831
20173557227961
20183627214288
20193749241187
20203628264821

Acceptance rate & Admissions

Admissions RequirementsSecondary school certificate in subjects appropriate to faculty requirements or equivalent
Academic CalendarSeptember to August
Enrollment27,713
Full time employee5,000
Student:staff ratio6:1

Tuition

UndergraduateGraduate
Local students$3,750$3,750
International students$13,750$18,750

Leiden University has financial aid programs.

Programs and Degrees

ProgramsAssociate's degreeBachelor'sMaster'sDoctoral
Design | Arts | Humanities+++
Business | Politics | Social Sciences+++
Languages | Culture | Linguistics+++
Nursing | Health | Pharmacy | Medicine+++
Engineering | IT
Maths | Natural Sciences+++
WO Bachelor (BA/BSc)African Languages, African Studies, Ancient Civilizations, Anthropology, Archaeology, Art History, Astronomy and Space Science, Behavioural Sciences, Biology, Botany, Chemistry, Chinese, Classical Languages, Computer Science, Criminal Law, Criminology, Dutch, Education, Educational Sciences, English, Film, French, German, Hebrew, Hispanic American Studies, History, Indic Languages, Indonesian, Islamic Theology, Italian, Japanese, Jewish Studies, Korean, Latin American Studies, Law, Linguistics, Literature, Mathematics, Medicine, Mediterranean Studies, Middle Eastern Studies, Nursing, Pedagogy, Philosophy, Physics, Political Sciences, Private Law, Psychology, Public Administration, Public Law, Religion, Russian, Slavic Languages, Social Sciences, South and Southeast Asian Languages, Spanish, Teacher Trainers Education, Theology, Tibetan, Women's Studies
WO Master (MA/MSc)African Languages, African Studies, Ancient Civilizations, Anthropology, Archaeology, Art History, Astronomy and Space Science, Behavioural Sciences, Biology, Botany, Chemistry, Chinese, Classical Languages, Computer Science, Criminal Law, Criminology, Dutch, Education, Educational Sciences, English, Film, French, German, Hebrew, Hispanic American Studies, History, Indic Languages, Indonesian, International Relations, Islamic Theology, Italian, Japanese, Jewish Studies, Korean, Latin American Studies, Law, Linguistics, Literature, Mathematics, Medicine, Mediterranean Studies, Middle Eastern Studies, Nursing, Pedagogy, Philosophy, Physics, Political Sciences, Private Law, Psychology, Public Administration, Public Law, Religion, Russian, Slavic Languages, Social Sciences, South and Southeast Asian Languages, Spanish, Teacher Trainers Education, Theology, Tibetan, Women's Studies
Doctor's GraadArchaeology, Arts and Humanities, Law, Medicine, Natural Sciences, Political Sciences, Social Sciences

General info

Alternative namesLEI
Universiteit Leiden
Founded1575
WikipediaLeiden University
AccreditationMinisterie van Onderwijs, Cultuur en Wetenschap, Nederland
MottoPraesidium Libertatis
Stronghold of Liberty
Colorsblue, white
Academic structureLeiden Law School
Faculty of Medicine/Leiden University Medical Center
Faculty of Science
Faculty of Social and Behavioral Sciences
Faculty of Archaeology
Faculty of Humanities
Faculty of Governance and Global Affairs
Affiliations and membershipsEuropean University Association (EUA)
League of European Research Universities (LERU)
Coimbra Group
Europaeum
Association of Universities for Research in Astronomy (AURA)
Council of International Schools (CIS)
National Association of College and Admissions Counselors (NACAC)
International Association of College and Admissions Counselors (IACAC)

Location and Contacts

AddressRapenburg 73
Leiden, South Holland, 2311 EZ
Netherlands
City population125,000
Phone+31 (71) 527 8011
Fax+31 (71) 527 3118

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