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Beehive Student Centre

Turfmarkt 104
2511 DC The Hague
071 527 3310

Study areas, sports centre and meeting rooms

Monday to Friday: 08:00 - 22:00
Saturday and Sunday: 10:00 - 18:00

Fifth floor temporarily open
Oct 21 2022: the fifth floor is currently also open for use due to the upcoming exam period. After the exam period, it will close again for construction work. You can reserve a study space on the fifth floor via this link

Access only for students and employees of Leiden University with a valid LU-Card

Holidays and amended opening times 2022

17 and 18 April

Sunday & Monday



26 April  Tuesday King's Night Open till 21:00

27 April


King’s Day


5 May


Liberation Day


26 May


Ascension Day


27 May Friday Compulsory closing day Closed

5 and 6 June

Sunday & Monday



24 December Saturday Christmas Eve Open till 20:00

25 - 31 December

Sunday till Saturday

Christmas break



Beehive offers the following office facilities for student organisations and study associations:

  • use of computers, printers/copiers and locked storage cupboard
  • open work stations or office space
  • use of meeting facilities and rooms

Would your (international) student organisation or The Hague-based study association like to use the facilities offered by the Beehive? Request facilities for your student organisation

Please note 

You may only submit a request if your organisation meets all the following conditions: 

  • Registered with the Dutch Chamber of Commerce
  • Linked to Leiden University
  • Does not undertake commercial or profit-making activities

Read more about conditions.

Students, staff and external educational/governmental parties can hire rooms at Beehive. Room hire is free of charge for registered student organisations and SEA staff. For other parties, reasonable rates apply. 
Request information about room hire via 


  • Meeting rooms: Propolis, Apiary, The Sting
  • ESN Common Room
  • The Steps (after 17:00)
  • Fitness room
  • Working areas

View photos of the rooms

Rental Periods

Room hire in Beehive is per block:

Block 1: 08:00-13:00
Block 2: 13:00-17:00
Block 3: 17:00-22:00
Weekend: 10:00-18:00

Rental rates

Room  Capacity Tarrif per half day
(excl. VAT)
    External educational or governmental parties Staff Students (student organisations)

Steps * **





Round Dance




















Common Room *





* Caretaker must be present 
** Only available evenings and weekends

The number of parking spaces at Leiden University is limited. Do you have an appointment with one of our staff members? In some cases, he or she can reserve a parking space for you.

You can also make use of the paid parking options offered by Leiden and The Hague.

Paid parking


The Hague

Leiden University and the city of The Hague are committed to creating a better student environment in The Hague. Situated opposite Wijnhaven Building, Beehive Student Centre acts as a meeting place for students and staff. Here you can find office and meeting space for student organisations and study associations, and students can make use of sports facilities and the services provided by the Student Support Services. 

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