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New staff

Are you about to start your new job at Leiden University? Or did you just start? Below we have summarised the most important information for new employees.

Overview of terms and conditions of employment

Here you can find all the information about the conditions of employment. Also, you can read more about:

International employees

Are you an international employee or guest researcher? The Service Centre International Staff provides advice and different types of services. They can help you with:

Practical issues

When you start your new job, there are a lot of practical issues to take care of. Read more about:

About Leiden University

Have you just started at Leiden University, and do you want to know more about the ins and outs of the university? Check out the online module for new employees. Here you can find everything from practical matters to the organisational structure and core values of the university.

Online module new employees

Highly recommended: sign up for the introduction morning for new employees, where you get to know the university and colleagues who have also just started.

Want to read on and find out more about the university? Then check out the 'About us' pages of our website.

A beginner's guide to Dutch academia

Want to know more about Dutch academia? Download the beginner's guide to Dutch academia. The guide is an introduction to Dutch research and higher education for researchers and instructors who are unfamiliar with the Dutch academic setting. It explains how Dutch academia relates to Dutch politics and society, what the research and teaching culture is like, and how the funding system and academic protocol are structured.

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