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Responsibility of the department

The Business Office supports the directorates within Administration and Central Services. It also supports directors of expertise centres in terms of internal operational management, in the areas of human resources (HR), finance, ICT and corporate social responsibility (CSR).

Wat does the department do?

  • Advises the management within Administration and Central Services, Student and Educational Affairs (SEA), Real Estate and Luris regarding personnel matters, organisational development and change processes. It ensures that relevant legislation and regulations and (university) HR policy are properly observed.
  • Coordinates the inflow, throughflow and outflow of employees.
  • Oversees the financial management of Administration and Central Services, SEA, Luris, Libertatis Ergo Holding and a few foundations with products in the planning and control cycle.
  • Monitors the central budgets of the University, SEA and Luris (in consultation with the budget holders).
  • Assesses and advises on financial issues and business cases within Administration and Central Services, SOZ, Luris and Libertatis Ergo Holding.
  • Manages the financial impact of the ICT goals in a long-term ICT business plan.
  • Develops and coordinates the University-wide sustainability policy and the Leiden University Green Office.

Position within the University

The Business Office falls under the Director of Administration and works closely with HRM, ASC, FEZ, IM, ISSC and VGM.


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Anneloes Blanken
tel. +31 71 527 1163

Secretarial Office

Marianne van Velthuijsen 
tel. +31 71 527 3003

Postal address

PO Box 9500
2300 RA Leiden

Visiting address

Rapenburg 70, A4.02
2311 EZ Leiden

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