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Breastfeeding rooms

When you return to work after maternity leave, you may wish to continue breastfeeding your child. In that case, you can use one of the breastfeeding rooms in the University.

Breastfeeding rooms are located in the various buildings of the University, which are listed below:

Faculty of Social & Behavioural Sciences

  • Pieter de la Court Building

Faculty of Science

  • Huygens (via Service Desk) 
  • LMUY & Lecture hall building (via Service Desk)
  • Sylvius (via Service Desk) 
  • Van Steenis

Leiden Law School

  • Kamerlingh Onnes Building

Faculty of Governance and Global Affairs

  • Anna van Bueren (via Student Information Desk) 
  • Schouwburgstraat
  • Wijnhaven

Old Observatory

The breastfeeding room in the Old Observatory is located in room C105.

Oude UB building

The breastfeeding room in the Old UB building is located opposite the reception.


Snellius does not have a breastfeeding room.

University library 

The university library does not have a breastfeeding room. The nearest breastfeeding room is located in the WSD complex of Humanities.


The key can be collected from the reception of your location, unless otherwise stated. The reception will tell you the precise location of the breastfeeding room. Every breastfeeding room has a refrigerator.

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