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Are you combining studying with taking care of children? That can be quite a balancing act. The university is happy to help out and point you in the right direction if you need extra support.

Study planning
Do you need help organising your studies? Make an appointment with your Study Adviser. He or she can work with you to draw up a good study plan.

Lactation rooms
Do you need access to a lactation room where you can express milk? Contact student counsellor Claire Francis.

In Leiden, the university has its own childcare centre especially for the children of students and staff: Daycare Centre De Kattekop

Childcare benefit 
Studying parents may in some cases be eligible for childcare benefit. Take a look on the Dutch tax authority website for more information. 

General questions
Do you have general questions about combining studying with parenthood at Leiden University? Contact student counsellor Claire Francis.

Sharing experiences
Would you like to share ideas and tips with other student-parents at Leiden University? Student counsellor Claire Francis can assist.

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