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:
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:
- Immigration and formalities
- Social life and settling in
- Taxes and social security
- Health insurance
- Getting around
When you start your new job, there are a lot of practical issues to take care of. Read more about:
- How to sign up for the introduction morning for new employees
- How to get going with our ICT resources
- How to apply for a LU-card, that gives you access to specific buildings and car parks
- How to submit expense claims or arrange other HR matters yourself in Self Service
- How you organize your work area (desk, office supplies)
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.