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Festival | Opening

Opening academic year Faculty of Science

Tuesday 3 September 2019
Einsteinweg 57
2333 CC Leiden

On Tuesday 3 September, 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. Bart de Smit, Vice 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

- Leiden University 444 years: play the game!

You can also view this event online.

To the livestream
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