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Opening times and Accessibility

The opening times of the Humanities buildings vary. The Lipsius building is opened during evenings as well, the other faculty buildings retain office hours.

Opening times Lipsius building

Monday to Friday: 07:30 - 22:00 hrs
Saturday: 09:30 - 19:30 hrs
Sunday: 09:30 - 19:30 hrs

Irregular opening times and closing dates 2024

1 January: New Year Closed
17 and 18 February: maintenance university network Closed
29 and 30 March: Good Friday Closed
31 March and 1 April: Easter Closed
27 April: King's Day Closed
5 May: Liberation Day Closed
9 and 10 May: Ascension Day Closed
19 and 20 May: Whit Sunday and Whit Monday Closed
8 July to 25 August: summer schedule Monday to Friday: 07:30 - 18:00
Saturday: 09:30 - 18:00
Sunday: closed
3 and 4 October: Leiden Relief Closed
24 December: Christmas Eve 09:30 - 18:00
25 December to 31 December: Christmas and New Year Closed


By public transport

The Lipsius building and surrounding buildings are a 10 minute walk from Leiden Central Station. The Leiden University Visitor’s Centre on Stationsweg 26 can help you along 

By car

The campus and main building themselves are not accesible by car and there is no parking space on the Cleveringaplaats. Please do not use the visiting address as a destination on your navigation system but park your car at the Maliebaan (6 minutes walking distance) or Haagweg car park. Both locations offer paid parking. The Haagweg car park is guarded and free shuttle buses operate between the car park and the city center all day.

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