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Availability in the event of an emergency

What should you do in an emergency?

Emergency in one of Leiden University’s buildings

In the event of an emergency, call the alarm number that can be found on the orange sticker on all work telephones.

Emergency outside the building

Call 112.

International emergency number

University staff who are working abroad can call the following number for help in an emergency:  +31  71  5 27 66 66. This crisis number is available for help and advice 24 hours a day.

Please note: the emergency number can currently only be reached from a mobile phone on

+31 320 331343

We are doing all we can to ensure you will be able to reach us again soon on the usual emergency number. Our apologies for the inconvenience.


If there is no urgency, report the (potential) incident within 24 hours at one of these departments.

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