Educational Institute attributes
Leiden University, also known as Universiteit Leiden, is a public educational institute in the Netherlands. It was founded in 1575 by William the Silent and is located in the city of Leiden. The university is part of the education, higher education, and university industries.
Leiden University is accredited by the Accreditation Organisation of the Netherlands and Flanders and the Ministry of Education, Culture and Science of the Netherlands. It is affiliated with several associations and organizations, such as the Coimbra Group, Association of Universities for Research in Astronomy, European University Association, League of European Research Universities, Europaeum, Council of International Schools, International Association of College and Admissions Counselors, National Association of College and Admissions Counselors, and the International Association of Universities.
The motto of the university is 'Praesidium Libertatis'. Leiden University has several subsidiaries, including Leiden University Medical Center, Leiden University College The Hague, and Leiden University Library.