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Honours Academy


The Honours Academy is housed in the Old Observatory, on the outskirts of Leiden's city centre.

Visiting Address 
Old Observatory
Sterrenwachtlaan 11  
2311 GW Leiden 

Post Address 
P.O. Box 331 
2300 AH Leiden  

Email: info@ha.leidenuniv.nl
Telephone: (+31) (0)71 527 65 94


When you come to Leiden to visit the Old Observatory, it is recommended that you travel by train or bus to Leiden Central Station, or by car. From Leiden Central Station it is roughly a 10-minute bike ride or a 20-minute walk to the Old Observatory (see Google Maps). If you are travelling by car, it is best to park at the carpark 'Haagweg'.

Please note: Due to construction work near the Old Observatory the building is only accessible to cyclists and pedestrians through the 5e Binnenvestgracht until further notice. Please direct any further questions to the Honours Academy secretariat via (+31) (0)71 527 65 94.

If you require assistance or have any concerns regarding accessibility of the Old Observatory, please contact us in advance by sending an email to info@ha.leidenuniv.nl

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