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Beehive Student Centre

Turfmarkt 104
2511 DC The Hague
071 527 3310

Due to the Coronavirus the Beehive is temporarily closed.

Holidays and amended opening times 2020

12 and 13 April: Easter


26 April: King’s Night

Closed from 21.00 

27 April: King’s Day


4 May: compulsory closure date


5 May: Liberation Day


21 May: Ascension Day


22 May: compulsory closure date


31 May and 1 June: Pentecost


6 July - 16 August: summer schedule

Monday to Friday: 8.00 - 20.00
Saturday and Sunday: 13.00 - 17.00

21 and 24 December

08.00 - 20.00

25 till 31 December: festive season


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 parties can hire rooms at Beehive for reasonable rates. Request information about room hire.


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

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

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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