Visit us

The Lorentz Center is housed on the Leiden Bio Science Park Oost of Leiden University, the oldest university of the Netherlands.

There are two venues located on both sides of the street:

Lorentz Center @Oort

3rd floor Oort building

Niels Bohrweg 2

2333 CA Leiden

The Netherlands


Lorentz Center @Snellius

2nd floor Snellius building

Niels Bohrweg 1

2333 CA Leiden

The Netherlands


+31 71 527 5400



The Lorentz Center is accessible for persons with disabilities.

Do you have questions about the accessibility of the Lorentz Center? Please contact your workshop coordinator.

Lorentz Center @Oort

Lorentz Center @Snellius (in Dutch, English version will follow soon)


How to get there:


By public transport

The Lorentz Center is within easy reach of Leiden Central Station. From Schiphol airport, trains to Leiden Central Station depart every 15 minutes. It takes about 20 minutes to reach Leiden. 
See train tickets and time tables.

From Leiden Central Train Station (exit city center) it takes about 7 minutes by bus. You can check in with an OV chip card or you can buy a ticket on the bus (payment only by credit or debit card). 
See bus time tables.

From Leiden Central Station, exit LUMC, it is a 20 minute walk to the Lorentz Center.

By car

For navigation systems please use destination: Niels Bohrweg 4 or postal code 2333 CA. Or plan your route via route planner. 



Should you come by car, you can use the parking next to the Gorlaeus Faculty Office.
You can only park there if you have reserved a space. Please contact your workshop coordinator or contact person at the Lorentz Center.

If you are using your navigation system go to: Niels Bohrweg 4, 2333 CA Leiden. 

To gain access, please use the intercom and mention that you are a Lorentz Center guest. 




Follow us on:

Niels Bohrweg 1 & 2

2333 CA Leiden

The Netherlands

+31 71 527 5400