Your PhD at Leiden

Graduate Schools

Leiden University PhD programmes are focused within local Graduate Schools. Earning a PhD at Leiden takes about four years of study and consists of independent and original research under the supervision of a professor. For information about admission procedures and about finding a supervisor, please contact the relevant Graduate School directly.


Joint PhD Programme

Leiden University started a Joint PhD Programme in 2012 for PhD candidates from all faculties. This portal will help you find all the relevant information about graduate schools, courses, your thesis, financial support etc.