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Practical Information – HUMANE Spring Seminar – Amsterdam

Local Contact Information:

Lotte Huizenga, Project Manager – Conferences and Events

Telephone: +31 6 506 380 67  Email: l.d.huizenga(at)uva.nl 

Venue Details:

The seminar will take place at the University of Amsterdam, Roeterseilandcampus REC A, The 3rd floor of the Law department, Nieuwe Achtergracht 166, 1018 WV Amsterdam

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Hotel Information:

The local organiser has suggested hotels in the neighbourhood of the venue, which are shown in the following list. The best rates can usually be achieved through online hotel providers such as booking.comhotels.com, etc. although it is often also worth checking the aggregator’s rates with the hotel’s own rates before finalising your booking. 

Hotel Arena

 ‘s-Gravesandestraat 55, 1092 AA

6 minute walk to the venue

Hyatt Regency Amsterdam 

Sarphatistraat 104, 1018 GV

2 minute walk to the venue


Wibautstraat 150, 1091 GR Amsterdam

18 minute walk to the venue or 6 minutes by public transport

Student hotel 

Wibautstraat 129 1091 GL Amsterdam

19 minute walk to the venue or 5 minutes by public transport

A wide choice of other hotels are available in the area.

Lunch and Dinner:

Lunches and dinner within the seminar programme will be included.

Please inform the HUMANE secretariat about any special dietary needs as soon as possible by returning the Participants Information Form (which will be sent to you upon confirmation of your registration) to the Secretariat

Dinner Venue and Walking Tour

The HUMANE Seminar Dinner will take place at the Agnietenkapel, Oudezijds Voorburgwal 231, 1012 EZ Amsterdam. Prior to the dinner, at 18:30, our host will take us on a walking tour of the University Quarter. The walk will leave from and return to the Agnietenkapel.

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Getting to Amsterdam

From Schiphol Airport to Amsterdam

By taxi:

You can get a taxi just outside the main hall of the airport. It should cost you about 50-60 euro to get from the airport to the center of Amsterdam. Make sure to check the costs with the taxi driver beforehand.

By train:

The main hall of Schiphol Airport also functions as a shopping area and train station. You can buy train tickets to the Amsterdam central station at the various yellow ticket machines in the main hall or at the ticket counter. You pay more at the ticket counter! The ride takes about 15 to 20 minutes.

Train information www.ns.nl


Please note that HUMANE and the University of Amsterdam will not be able to admit you to the seminar if you have not registered and have received a confirmation of acceptance from the HUMANE Secretariat. If you are not already registered then please do so here. as soon as possible so that you may secure your place and avoid any embarrassment upon arrival at Amsterdam.  If you need any clarification about your registration please don’t hesitate to contact the Secretariat. We will do everything we can do to help.

Please note that neither HUMANE or any of the host institutions where HUMANE events take place are liable for any losses, accidents or damage to persons or objects, regardless of the cause. Participants and accompanying persons attending any HUMANE events do so at their own risk and responsibility.