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Alumni Event

Leiden Alumni Event

Saturday 17 September 2016
The Faculty Club
Rapenburg 73
2311 GJ Leiden

Revisit Leiden on Saturday 17 September and experience an unforgettable afternoon and evening! Following last year's successful Alumni Event, Leiden University will open its doors again especially for alumni.  Whether you graduated recently or decades ago, you are very welcome to join us at the Alumni Event prior to the Night of Art and Knowledge.  


Everyone is welcome in the Faculty Club and the adjoining gardens  from 16.00 hrs. onwards.  There will be ample time to catch up with former classmates, friends, professors and fellow alumni during drinks and dinner.

There will be a special sneak preview of two of the top acts at the Night of Art and Knowledge: Leiden University academics will give you an exclusive taste of their act later that night.

During drinks and dinner, several other activities will take place in which young and old alumni can take part. There will be plenty to do for everyone!

The Alumni Event will end when the Night of Art and Knowledge starts at 20.00 hrs, but you will be still be welcome after this at the Alumni Meeting Point.

Night of Art and Knowledge

Shortly after the Alumni Event, from 20.00 hrs onwards,  alumni can visit the Night of Art and Knowledge using their All-in ticket. The Night of Art and Knowledge is a festival in Leiden's city centre featuring many different activities related to art and science. The night is organised by different scientific and cultural organisations such as the University itself and all the Leiden museums.

Alumni Meeting Point

During the Night of Art and Knowledge the Faculty Club is the Alumni Meeting Point and will be open until 23.59. Alumni can stop off here during the evening to have a break, a drink or just to sit and chat.


The costs are €22.50 per person. This includes:

  • Drinks at the informal reception
  • Meal
  • All-in ticket for the Night of Art and Knowledge
  • Exclusive access to previews and the Alumni Meeting Point

Apply for your ticket here.


If you have any questions, please email the alumni bureau at Leiden University: info@alumni.leidenuniv.nl

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