Publishing your doctoral dissertation
If you obtain a doctorate, you must submit your dissertation to the Leiden Repository. Please take the following steps to submit your preliminary dissertation.
The Beadle’s office
You must submit 2 copies of your thesis and appended propositions to the beadle’s office for the attention of the Doctorate Board no later than three weeks before the date of your doctoral defence.
Delivery during office hours or send: Bureau Pedel, Rapenburg 73, 2311 GJ Leiden.
By decision of the Doctorate Board every PhD candidate at Leiden University is obliged to deliver four copies of his/her dissertation to the library. He/she also submits the dissertation in digital form to the library for the benefit of the Institutional Repository (IR) of the University.
You can find the precise steps and the appendices on the UBL website.