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Wijnhaven Building

Wijnhaven Building
Turfmarkt 99
2511 DP Den Haag
+31 (0)70 800 9500 or +31 (0)71 527 8200
Opening hours

Monday to Friday: 8:00 - 0:00 hrs
Saturday and Sunday: 10:00 - 23:00 hrs

Students and staff will be asked to leave the building 15 minutes before closing time. 

On Monday to Friday after 20:30 hrs and on weekends the building is only accessible to

  • Leiden Univesity students
  • Campus The Hague staff
  • EPA students from TU Delft

who need to be in possession of a valid LU Card.


Located in this building


30 March | Good Friday - study area's are open, staff area's are closed
1 + 2 April | Easter
26 April after 21:00 hrs | King's Night
27 April | King's day
5 May | Liberation Day
10 + 11 May | Ascension Day
20 + 21 May | Pentecost
25 + 26 December | Christmas and Boxing Day
24, 27 to 29 December | Compulsory collective closures

Seven faculties

With Wijnhaven Leiden University now has an imposing building in the heart of the city centre. Some 3,500 students will attend classes there, and there is also plenty of space for them to study alone or with others. Wijnhaven is the new home of the Faculty of Governance and Global Affairs, but researchers and lecturers from the other six faculties will also work there. In addition, Delft University of Technology is represented on the fifth floor and a high-tech studio has been built for Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCs).

Classrooms and silent study areas

Wijnhaven offers almost 14,000 m2 of teaching and research facilities including 630 study spaces, 280 silent study spaces, 140 study spaces with computers, a library, an information desk, an area for study associations and workspaces for about 250 members of the University staff. There are five small and large lecture halls and 21 smaller classrooms with flexible walls. The Centre for Innovation’s Future Lab is on the first floor. The first thing you see as you enter the building is the coffee corner, and on the first floor is a coffee bar and a restaurant.

Campus The Hague comprises three locations, all right at the administrative heart of the city. Students, researchers and staff of Leiden University have found a place here that offers them a direct link to the main themes of The Hague, such as public administration and security. Would you like to organise an event at the Wijnhaven location?

Leiden University welcomes events that are educational, inspiring and socially engaged and that have a direct report with the education and research offered at Campus The Hague. With its various conference halls, lecture rooms and ‘Spanish Steps’, Campus The Hague is an excellent venue for all sorts of events, from presentations and workshops to conventions and seminars.


Please find information about the rooms and their facilities in this presentation


For further information on how to book this location you can contact Roomsha Bansie, External Relations Coordinator via email (events@cdh.leidenuniv.nl) or telephone (+31 (0)70 800 9070).