Universiteit Leiden

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Kamerlingh Onnes Building

Steenschuur 25
2311 ES Leiden
071 - 527 7979

Monday - Thursday: 07.30 - 23.00
Friday: 07:30 - 20:30 hrs
Saturday and Sunday: 10.00 - 17.30

8 July to 1 September

Monday - Friday: 07.30 - 19.00
Saturday: 10:30 - 16.00
Sunday: closed

Opening hours of the Law Library

Closures 2024

1 January New Year's Day
29 March Good Friday
31 March and 1 April Easter
27 April   King's Day
4 May Remembrance Day 20.00h, 2 min. silence
5 May Liberation Day
9 May Ascension Day
19 and 20 May Whit Sunday
13 July - 25 August Summer Vacation central region (Zuid-Holland)
3 and 4 October Seige of Leiden
5 December Sinterklaas, closed after 18.00 
24 December Christmas Eve, closed after 16.00 
25 and 26 December  Christmas
27, 30 and 31 December   Mandatory closure 

Disabled parking space

Close to the entrance, across the street. There is an on/off ramp to the pavement. Parking space dimensions: 4.85 x 3.10 m.
Location on the city map


  • The route to the entrance is very wide, paved and level, and contains no narrows or thresholds.
  • The entrance is barrier-free.
  • The door opens automatically.
  • The door opening is 135 cm wide.
  • Then an automatic intermediate door 160 cm wide.


Reception: after entering on the right.
071 - 527 5220

Wheelchair-accessible toilets

  • Near the entrance.
  • Take the lift to the first floor, then immediately turn right. The toilet is on the right.


  • In the main hall: after the entrance 2 meters to the right. Then turn left for about 10 meters. The elevator is on the right side.
  • In the C corridor, after entrance turn right.
  • In the B corridor, after entrance turn left, end of corridor right/left/right, via lift platform to end of corridor right.

Possible obstacles

  • There are doors that have to be opened by hand.
  • There are thresholds at a number of places in the building.

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

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