Studying in times of corona
Teaching from September 2020
From September 2020, teaching at Leiden University will be partly on campus and partly online. What can you as a student expect?
Also see the general updates about the corona virus
Extra study places and timeslots available
There are a number of new study places and timeslots available. Check the locations and reserve a timeslot.
Buddy for students in self-quarantine
- Are you going into self-quarantine and could do with a little support? Request a buddy.
- Would you like to help a student in self-quarantine? Volunteer to be a buddy.
If you have symptoms, stay at home – even if you have an exam
To prevent the spread of coronavirus, anyone with symptoms, however mild, must stay at home. This means that if you have any symptoms whatsoever, you must not come to the campus, not even for exams. Read more
Face masks mandatory in University buildings from 15 October
As of 7.00 hours on 15 October, it is compulsory for everyone in our buildings to wear a face mask. The basic rule is as follows: if you are standing or walking, you must wear a face mask, but if you are sitting you may remove it. Read more
No exchange programmes in second semester
All educational exchange programmes have been cancelled for the second semester too. Read more.
Coming to the University? Do the corona check first
If you have on-campus teaching or have booked a study space, do the corona check before you come in to the University.
New version of campus protocol publishe
Including information on what to do in the event of coronavirus infections. Read more.
New Campus Protocol adopted
The protocol lists the rules and regulations for studying online and on campus. Read the Campus Protocol
To support our new students, we are intensifying our tutoring. Read more
Introduction weeks to go ahead with restrictions, but no in-person introductions to student associations. Read more