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Leiden University Libraries (UBL) is an internationally recognised research library with world-class collections and advanced services for education and research. The UBL provides these scholarly information services as a trusted partner in knowledge for researchers, teachers and students. We create trusted, sustainable and innovative services in collaboration with other leading parties both in the Netherlands and abroad. We are recognised worldwide for our special collections, which have an important social and cultural function alongside their role in education and research. 

The UBL is a demanding and inspiring organisation that offers many development opportunities for staff members.

Library vacancies are published on the University Leiden Careers website, or take a look at the website of the UKB, the partnership of Dutch University Libraries and The Royal Library of the Netherlands.

The Special Collections department regularly accomodates interns.


Our fellowship programs support researchers who wish to use the rich and deep Special Collections available at our library.

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