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    Universiteit Leiden

    Universiteit Leiden

Leiden, The Netherlands
Rapenburg 70
2300 RA  Leiden
general remarks

This institution is also included in the CHE University

number of students
Total number of students [?] 18122
Female students [?] 11146
International students [?] 8525
Exchange students [?] 164
accomodation and support
Accommodation for students [?] 470 places; rent € 291-659/month; LAN provided; WLAN provided;
Accommodation for graduate stud. [?] specific accomodation for graduate students;
Accommodation for international stud. [?] International students are provided with fully furnished rooms (including sheets, etc) and in essence they would only need to bring personal belongings. In the price range mentioned the rooms vary from shared bathroom facilities to studio apartments.
Accomodation provided by Partners [?] The accomodation is provided through two non-profit housing corporations (SLS and DUWO) which are independent of Leiden University. The university International Student Support team assists international students as much as possible with finding suitable housing
Support Facilities / Social Benefits [?] The University has an International Student Support team which facilitates the students with practical, emotional, legal & financial support. Via email, Walk-in hours and appointments students can meet the counselors. The International Student Network is a student organisation that is very active in organising social & supportive events and has a Common Room where students can meet each other.
counselling for international students

Delwel Jantien
ICS, Student Counselling Service
0031-71-527 3245

We have a clinical psychologist and student welfare officers for international students. See the International Student Support Team at 2.4 as well. This team consist of a International Student Adviser, Psychological counselor, Legal & Financial counselor and a Career Service counselor. The University organises twice a year Introduction days esspecially for international students and once a year a special Acculturation programme for new arrivals. Besides these there are several workshops in English available through out the year for adjusting the student to the new study environment.

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