Innovative, intercultural, international: this is what Leiden University stands for. Through collaboration, the University unites expertise across the boundaries of disciplines and scientific fields. Interdisciplinary collaboration takes place not only across areas of science within the University; there is also collaboration with other research institutions, non-profit organisations, governments and businesses. This collaboration ensures that Leiden University occupies a central position in society.
Within and outside the University, we stand for the following values:
Freedom of spirit, thought and speech
Unrestricted scientific development