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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 undesirable 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 Undesirable 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

Ria Bleeker

Contact information: 
Veiligheid, Milieu en Gezondheid (VGM) 
Rijnsburgerweg 10 
2333 AA Leiden 
+71 - 527 8015 / 526 8015

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. You can contact your Study Advisor or Study Coordinator for further information. If you suspect a fellow student of violating the principles of academic integrity you should inform your Study Advisor/Coordinator or contact the Ombuds Officer