Leiden University


Leiden University


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Leiden University, the oldest university in the Netherlands, was founded in 1575 in Leiden. Many people from different nations live in this small and secure city, located in the center region of Western Europe. Leiden University is a student population of a total of 26,000 students. There are thousands of international students from over 115 countries at the University. The University offers bachelor, master and doctoral programs in English and Dutch. Leiden University have been ranked as among the top 100 universities by the QS World University rankings since 2012.
Currently, it is is ranked 109th in the QS World University and 67 th in Times Higher Education. The programs of Leiden University, recognized by the Dutch Ministry of Education, have been accredited by NVAO. Leiden University has produced 16 Nobel Prize winners. Leiden University has a reputation for its advanced academic research. Scholars at Leiden University are engaged in scientific research on topics that will be useful to society. Scholars of the University are often awarded with Spinoza Prize, European Research Consulate (ERC) support, NOW and KNAW.
Besides Leiden , the University has a campus in Hagua. The library has more than five million books and about fifty thousand magazines, also has well-known collections of western and eastern manuscripts, art books, archives, drawings, photographs, maps and atlases.

Educational programs (bachelor, master and doctorate)

  • Archeology
  • Governance and Global Issues
  • Humanities
  • Law
  • Medical sciences
  • Natural sciences
  • Social Sciences

Required documents :
Passport, diploma or attestation, CV, personal statement and reference letters, English language certificate (IELTS or TOEFL)

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Leiden University

The University was founded in 1575 in the Netherlands and was accredited by NVAO.
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