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Discover the world at Leiden University

Innovative, intercultural and international. That’s what Leiden University stands for. Leiden University has been making a prominent contribution to prosperity, well-being and culture since 1575, in a climate where every individual can develop his or her talents free from any ideological, cultural, religious or other limitations. Leiden is both small scale and personal. Discover our freedom of spirit, embodied daily by critical students, researchers and staff members.

Get to know Leiden University as an employer


Getting started with your ORCID iD!

Are you an EUR researcher or EUR PhD? Then this workshop is for you!

ORCID provides researchers with a persistent unique identifier. ORCID iD prevents name ambiguity and reliably connects publications, datasets, and affiliations under a researcher’s record.

Learn in this workshop how to create and use your ORCID iD to enhance the discoverability of your research outputs.

This workshop will allow you - as a researcher - to reap the benefits of ORCID. Namely by:

  • Enhancing the discoverability and visibility of your research;

  • Preventing name ambiguity problems;

  • Saving time when applying for funding and/or publishing: enter your information once, re-use often!

Read more about the workshop and register here.


Meet Dutch academic employers

Looking for a PhD or research position in the Netherlands? Register for the Netherlands Recruitment Day, our virtual career fair, on March 23rd and discover your options!

The Netherlands Recruitment Day is an online event for academics worldwide, who have an interest in working in the Netherlands. Dutch universities and research institutes will present themselves and would love to meet with talented researchers.

This is your chance to meet Dutch professors and recruiters.

Learn more and register here

Why join AcademicsConnected?

Plan your career

Explore career paths, take a self-assessment and prepare yourself for your next career step.

Connect with fellow researchers

Become part of the research community in the Netherlands and learn from other's career steps.

Let the job find you

Make your CV and profile available to employers, so recruiters can spot you for new positions.