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Confidential advisers

If you are being subjected to undesirable behaviour (such as sexual harassment, aggression, violence or discrimination) or suspect an infringement of academic integrity you can turn to one of the confidential advisers.

Confidential adviser on unacceptable behaviour

Together with the confidential adviser you will discuss the problem and look for possible solutions. It is also possible to submit a complaint to the Complaints Committee set up for this purpose. Measures can be taken against the accused through the Complaints Procedure for Unacceptable Behaviour.

What the confidential adviser can do

The confidential adviser:

  • provides information on undesirable behaviour
  • guides the complainant and provides him or her with advice
  • tries to find a solution for the problem through mediation and/or to end the undesirable behaviour
  • supports the complainant in the process of submitting a complaint to the Complaints Committee
  • provides follow-up care

Confidential adviser

Piet de Boer
Tel: 06 2504 2886 (weekdays between 9:00 and 17:00)
Or call the general number of Winston & Partners: 071 513 2493, and ask for Leiden University's confidential adviser. 
E-mail: pdeboer@winstonpartners.nl

Confidential adviser on academic integrity

The Confidential adviser on academic integrity is your first point of contact if you have doubts about the academic integrity of a staff member or PhD candidate at Leiden University and need information or advice. 

As a student you are also bound by the principles of academic integrity, for example when writing a paper or thesis. There are strict rules concerning plagiarism and fraud stated in your study programme's Education and Examination Regulations. For further information, or if you suspect a fellow student of violating the principles of academic integrity, you should contact your Study Adviser/Coordinator or the Ombuds Officer

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