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Leiden is a typical University city since 1575. Surrounded by major cities like Amsterdam, Rotterdam and The Hague, Leiden is primary known for Europe’s most prominent Science Park. The city has a rich history with a vibrant and lively inner-city. Leiden and the surrounding villages, such as Oegstgeest, are very popular and good residential areas to live in.

‘Located between Amsterdam, The Hague and Schiphol Airport’


NEXUS is well-accessible by car and public transport. Leiden is located between the motorways A44 and A4 leading to Amsterdam, Schiphol Airport, The Hague and Rotterdam. The Leiden Bio Science Park has its own exit from the A44. A new motorway, the Rijnlandroute, provides a quick bypass from the A4 to the A44 and should be opened in 2023.

The Leiden intercity train station can be reached within approximately 10 minutes. The bus to central station stops every 8 minutes. The intercity train station offers direct connections within 20 minutes to Schiphol, Amsterdam, The Hague, Utrecht and Rotterdam. The nearby Airports have direct connections to all continents and / or the major European cities.


NEXUS is located on New Rhijngeest South (NRZ), which is the newest part of the Leiden Bio Science Park. This part is changing swift from young and new to mature with many new state-of-the-art biotechnology facilities being built, such as Galapagos and Bristol Myers Squibb. Major companies like IFF (former known as Dupont IB*) as well as Biopartner 5 and Avery Denison are already established. The Hilton Hotel, CORPUS museum, a central car park and the planned residential area at the waterfront with their facilities such as restaurants and sport completes this part of the Science Park.

* IFF is a project of Dura Vermeer
(developed, build, leased to IFF and sold to an investor).


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