Holiday allowance

As a member of the staff of Leiden University you are entitled to a holiday allowance of 8% of your salary, with a minimum sum determined in the CAO. You receive the holiday allowance once a year in the month of May.

End-of-year bonus

As a member of the staff of Leiden University you are entitled to an end-of-year bonus of 8.3% of your annual salary with a minimum of € 2,250 (on an annual basis). The end-of-year bonus is paid in the month of December. If you start working or end your employment at the University during the course of the year, or if your employment ends during the year, the amount you receive will be in direct proportion to the period of time you have worked for the University during that year.  

30% ruling

The 30% ruling is a tax measure available under certain conditions to staff from abroad and staff who are seconded from the University. Your HR department will deal with your request to apply the 30% ruling, but it is the Dutch Tax Administration that decides whether you qualify.

Salary payment

Which dates are set for salary payment? And in which months do I receive my holiday allowance and end-of year bonus? In 2016 your salary will be paid on the following dates: 

Financial net for staff

If you encounter financial difficulties, you may be able to appeal to the Social Fund of the Ministry of Education, Culture and Science (SFOCW). This fund is provided for and by employees of the Ministry and educational and cultural institutions.