At work

Executive Board

The Executive Board is responsible for the overall management and administration of Leiden University.


University employees are accorded a position through a job classification system. PhD candidates are typically employed by the university as well.


Dutch universities use a grading scale that ranges from 1 to 10.

LU Card

All staff members are entitled to a LU Card. The LU Card serves as identification card, library card, printing card and access card to several locations. More information can be found on the LU Card page