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Festival | Opening

Opening academic year Faculty of Science

Tuesday 3 September 2019
Gorlaeus Collegezalengebouw
Einsteinweg 55
2333 CC Leiden

On Tuesday, September 3, the Faculty of Science will organise the opening of the academic year. All employees and students are invited for the opening of the academic year 2019 - 2020 along with a surprising programme from 15.30 hrs. in the Gorlaeus Lecture Hall.

Prof. Bart de Smit, Vice Dean of the Faculty of Science, opens the event followed by a public lecture by Carlo Beenakker.

This event will be in English for the convenience of all our staff and students.


15.30 hrs

Lecture hall C1: doors open

16.00 hrs

Start celebration event for the start of the new academic year at the Faculty of Science: 


Short introduction by Prof. Geert de Snoo, dean Faculty of Science


Public lecture by Prof. Carlo Beenakker: 'Towards quantum as top technology: opportunities for Leiden'


Surprise act

17.00 hrs

Drinks in the central hall of the Gorlaeus Lecture Hall

Information stands of:

- Leiden Science Merchandise

- Leiden Science Run

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