Mission Statement

The Lorentz Center supports scientific communities by providing a platform and infrastructure to discuss scientific developments, ideas and plans in an open and interactive atmosphere.  

Our Core Values are:

  • High scientific quality
  • Connecting the academic world to society and industry
  • Diversity in the broadest sense (e.g. seniority, gender, nationality, geographic origin, culture and scientific viewpoints)
  • Inclusive environment in which everyone feels respected and connected
  • Welcoming and open environment
  • High service level: all practical matters are taken care of
  • Room for fun in work and research
  • Open to daring initiatives
  • Continuous improvement



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Niels Bohrweg 1 & 2

2333 CA Leiden

The Netherlands

+31 71 527 5400