BioBusiness Summer School 2018 takes place in Amsterdam, one of Europe's most popular destinations, and in Leiden, home to the largest Life Sciences cluster in the Netherlands.


The first four days (25-28th of June) of the BioBusiness Summer School takes place at the Wetenschappelijk Centrum Watergraafsmeer (WCW) Congress Centre in Amsterdam.
Address: Sciencepark 123, 1098 XG Amsterdam (see map below) The entrance is located on the left side of 'Hoofdingang CWI'

The last day of the programme (29th of June) takes place at Leiden University Medical Center and Biotech Training Facility (closing drinks), both located on the Leiden Bio Science Park and on walking distance of Leiden Centraal (train station).

Address LUMC: Albinusdreef 2, 2333 ZA Leiden (see map below)
Address Biotech Training Facility: Sylviusweg 70, 2333 Leiden (see map below)

Route description

How to travel to WCW
How to get there by car
Take the A10. Exit 'Watergraafsmeer/s113' and follow signs 'Science Park'. On middenweg at Kruislaan turn right. Follow road through train tunnel and go straight on the 'Science Park' road. Turn left after the 'University College' busstop and park at parking P1E.  

How to get there by public transport
Take the train to Amsterdam Science Park. Take the exit 'Science Park' (Carolina MacGillavrylaan).

Take bus 40 from stations Amsterdam Muiderpoort and Amsterdam Amstel or Spitsbus 240 only from Amsterdam Amstel. Exit the bus at busstop 'University College'

How to travel to  Leiden University Medical Center
How to get there by car
Directions from Amsterdam:
Take the A4 and then the A44 in the direction of Leiden-West. Exit the A44 at junction 8 (Leiden, Noordwijk, Katwijk, N206), turn left and go under the viaduct. Follow the signposting ('H-Ziekenhuizen').

Directions from Rotterdam
Take the A13 and then the A4 towards Amsterdam; exit at junction 6a (Zoeterwoude-Rijndijk, Leiden-Oost) and turn left. At the end of the road, turn right and follow the signposting ('H-Ziekenhuizen').

Directions from Utrecht
Take the A12 and at Bodegraven take the exit for Leiden (N11). At the end of the N11, turn right and follow the signposting ('H-Ziekenhuizen').

Directions from The Hague:
From The Hague, take the N44 (which turns into the A44) and exit it at junction 8 (Leiden, Noordwijk, Katwijk); turn right and follow the signposting ('H-Ziekenhuizen').

How to get ther by public transport
Take the train to Leiden Central Station. Take the back of the drive (LUMC) and walk to the main entrance of the LUMC (building 1).

Download map and route description of Amsterdam and Leiden locations

For up-to-date information on public transport you can phone the Public Transport travel info line 0900-9292 (in Dutch, 75 cents per minute) or look on the internet: http://9292.nl/en

Jumpstart your career

Join BioBusiness Summer School to jumpstart your career in Life Sciences by gaining knowledge of business aspects such as product development, IPR, finance and business models. The next edition of the summer school will be organised from 24-28 June 2019 in Amsterdam, the Netherlands.

Why participate

The BioBusiness Summer School is a programme tailored to bridge the gap. By immersing yourself in the business aspects of Life Sciences during this programme, you will learn the basic knowledge of BioBusiness, gain insight in the world of Life Sciences companies, meet leading business leaders and increase your international network.

Employers meet talent

Is your organisation interested in early-career talents in Life Sciences? BioBusiness Summer School can get you in touch with business oriented PhDs, postdocs or Master students. More info can be found here.