Studying with a disability
Studying with a disability may require additional time and effort. Find out what support is available at Leiden University and consider what might be helpful in your particular situation.
What is a disability
A disability is a physical or mental disability or other long-term limitation. This could be for example:
- a visual, auditory or physical disability;
- a learning disability (for example dyslexia);
- a chronic or psychological illness.
Facilities and support
Leiden University offers a range of different facilities and support depending on your needs. Click on your disability below for more information.
The Fenestra Disability Centre
The Fenestra Disability Centre provides advice on all disability-related issues. As well as assisting students with requests for extra facilities, Fenestra can also offer financial advice and give general information on finding your way both within and outside the university.
Contact Fenestra as early as possible
We encourage you to contact Fenestra as early as possible if you would like to arrange study adaptations or use Fenestra’s services. You do not need to wait until you start your studies.