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Practical Information

This page is being updated regularly

Contact Information:

Lies van Heteren – Leiden University
Email: here

Moena Al Homsi – Leiden University
Email: here

Cecilia Heidelberger – HUMANE Secretariat
Email: here

Venue Details

The venue address will be announced very shortly.


Please do everything possible to leave your luggage at the hotel – luggage storage at the University of Leiden is very limited and not guaranteed.


The updated programme is available: here

Training Programme Fee

Staff from HUMANE Member Institutions and Residential School Alumni benefit from the members rate of €1,215. Non HUMANE Members will be charged €1,715.

Non HUMANE Members may attend if they meet the following criteria: they are from a higher education institution that delivers degree programmes in at least two of the three Bologna cycles (BA, MA, doctorate). Non-member applications are subject to review before acceptance. The Secretariat will apply the correct rate.


You are responsible for your own hotel reservation.

The local organiser has suggested the following hotels. However there are many hotels in Leiden and we suggest that participants consult websites like booking.com to see what is available. HUMANE cannot guarantee that the rates shown below are the best rates. Please do not hesitate to check on the internet.

City Hotel Nieuw Minerva (800m from Leiden University)

Boommarkt 23, 2311 EA Leiden

Approximate rate for illustration only: single room 140 € / night, double room 140 / night. Breakfast: 15,00 €

City Hotel Rembrandt Leiden (700m from Leiden University)

Nieuwe Beestenmarkt 10, 2312 CH Leiden

Approximate rate for illustration only: single room 115 € / night, double room 135 € / night. Breakfast: 16,50 €

Ibis Hotel (1,2 km from Leiden University)

Stationsplein 240-242, 2312 AR Leiden

Approximate rate for illustration only: single room 100 € / night, double room 120 € / night. Breakfast: 17,50 €

Meals and Social Programme Information

  • Lunches will be taken at the times indicated in the main programme
  • Details about the lunches and seminar dinners will be sent via email to registered participants.

Phishing and email scams

There is an increasing trend for seminars and events to be targeted by phishing and email scams. If you do receive any communication that looks suspicious please contact the HUMANE Secretariat. HUMANE never works with or promotes any third party travel companies in its seminar organisation.

How to reach Leiden

By air:

Amsterdam Schiphol Airport offers great transport links to Leiden (30 min). Schiphol Train Station is located directly below the airport. It only takes a couple of minutes to walk from Arrivals to Schiphol Plaza, where you can take the stairs, escalator, or lift down to the train platforms.

By train:

The city of Leiden can be reached by different types of trains (Fyra, Intercity Direct and HSL don’t stop in Leiden). To plan your trip by train, you see here (Dutch) or here (English).

International Railway travel to Leiden estimates:

1.30-2.30 hours from Antwerp

2.00-2.30 hours from Brussels

3.30-4.30 hours from Paris

5.00-6.00 hours from Frankfurt

5.30 hours from London

7.00-10.00 hours from Berlin

Public transport in The Netherlands/Leiden information:

A city map is available here.


HUMANE and Leiden University fully intend to deliver the HUMANE Training Programme. If however, restrictions require it to be postponed, participants will be notified with as much notice as possible.

Neither HUMANE nor Leiden University are liable for any losses, accidents or damage to persons or objects during the HUMANE Training Programme in Leiden. Participants attending the HUMANE Training Programme in Leiden do so at their own risk and responsibility.