Close to Amsterdam
Leiden is conveniently located, within 20 minutes from Amsterdam Schiphol Airport. It is close to the cities of Amsterdam and The Hague. The city of Leiden is one large open-air museum. The canals, the historical buildings, the alleyways, the treasuries of knowledge, culture and science: Leiden is definitely worth seeing.
Leiden is truly a city of knowledge with international allure. Leiden has the oldest university and the biggest life science cluster of the Netherlands, and is among the leaders in prestigious European academic knowledge centres. Therefore, Leiden is the perfect location for exchanging knowledge about technology transfer.