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Turfmarkt 99
2511 DP The Hague
+31 (0)70 800 9500 or +31 (0)71 527 8200

From Monday to Friday after 20:30 and on weekends only accessible to students of Leiden University and EPA students TU Delft in possession of a valid LU card.

Monday to Friday

07:30 - 23:30

Saturday and Sunday

9:30 - 23:30

For more information on the opening hours of the Wijnhaven Library, check the UBL website.

Closing dates and seasonal opening hours in 2023

  • 1 January: New Year's Day - closed
  • 9 and 10 April: Easter - closed
  • 26 April: King's Night - open until 19:30
  • 27 April: King's Day - closed
  • 5 May: Liberation Day - closed
  • 18 May: Ascension Day - closed
  • 19 May: Compulsory day off - closed
  • 28 and 29 May: Pentecost - closed
  • 3 October: Leidens Ontzet - closed
  • 24 December: Christmas Eve - open until 20:00
  • 25 December to 1 January: Christmas break - closed

Campus The Hague comprises five 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 the External Relations coordinator of Campus The Hague via email (events@cdh.leidenuniv.nl) or by telephone: +31 (0)70 800 9070.

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

Seven faculties

Right in the city centre is Wijnhaven, the beating heart of Campus The Hague. Around 3,500 students take classes here and in the other Campus The Hague buildings. There is also room for study, discussion and group work. Researchers and lecturers from six of the seven faculties teach or conduct research here. In addition, Delft University of Technology has a presence on the fifth floor, and there is a high-tech studio for Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCs).

Classrooms and silent study areas

Wijnhaven comprises almost 14,000m2 of teaching and research facilities, and offers 630 study spaces, 280 silent study spaces, 140 study spaces with a computer, a library, an information desk, an area for study associations and offices for around 250 members of the University staff. There are five lecture halls, both big and small, and 21 smaller classrooms with flexible walls. The Centre for Innovation’s Future Lab can be found on the first floor. Right next to the entrance is a coffee corner, and on the first floor there is not only a coffee bar but also a restaurant.

Disabled parking space

About 250 metres away in the Interparking car park on Korte Voorhout or in Plein Parking on Plein.


  • The route to the entrance is paved and level.
  • There is an automatic wheelchair-accessible revolving door.
  • The barrier-free passage is about 100 cm wide.
  • There is a doorbell.


Reception immediately after the revolving doors at the entrance on the right.
070 - 800 9500

Wheelchair-accessible toilets

  • Ground floor: between the Spanish Steps and the escalator, about 16 metres from the entrance.
  • Second floor:diagonally opposite auditorium 2.01
  • Third floor: opposite 3.50; enter corridor and turn right there
  • Third floor: opposite 4.82
  • Fifth floor: diagonally opposite 5.35
  • Sixth floor: opposite 6.18


After the entrance, immediately turn right, then continue straight ahead for 9 metres. The lifts go up to the fourth floor. For the lift to the fifth and sixth floors, get off at the third floor and continue straight on for 100 metres, then turn right three times. 

Possible obstacles

  • Not all glass walls and doors are marked.
  • Outdoor locations have a threshold of about 25 centimetres.
  • The lifts are only accessible with a valid LU-Card.
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