Your abstract cannot contain more than 2500 characters.

You will be able to register on Wednesday March 10th from 11:30-17:00, Thursday March 11th 08:00-17:00, Friday March 12th from 08:00-17:00 and Saturday March 13th from 08:00-12:00.

Invoices will be sent to you by email once registration and payment are complete.

Yes, please leave the name of the person you would like to share a room with in the 'Special remarks' section in your registration form. If you have accidentally skipped this step, then please email us regarding the details. Please make sure that both you and your roommate make the necessary payments on time, and we will do our best to make you share a room.

Our hosts all live within 30 minutes of walking from the LUMC and the city center. They will offer you a (shared) bed and provide you with linen and towels. They will show you around the city and where to get good breakfast. Know that you will be matched by gender. Your host will contact you a few weeks before LIMSC. For more information about student housing, please refer to our student housing page.

No, this is not possible. Please ensure you have a copy of the Book of Abstracts before you leave our conference.

Yes, we will publish all abstracts in our book of abstracts. If you would not like to have your abstract published, then please email us with the details of your abstract.

Your abstract will not be published by LIMSC if you can’t attend the conference.

It is possible for a co-author to present your research. Please email us with your registration ID number, title of your abstract and the name of the person who will be presenting it. For more information about research presentation, please refer to our Active participation page

Yes, they are more than welcome to visit our conference as passive participants!


No, this is not possible.


The closest airport to Leiden is Amsterdam Airport Schiphol. From there, you can take a train to Leiden Central Station, which will take about 15 minutes. A train from Schiphol to Leiden will leave about every 15 minutes. A single ticket will cost you around €6 and can be bought at the airport upon arrival.

You can also book a flight ticket to Eindhoven Airport. You can travel to  Eindhoven Central Station by bus, this will take you about 20 minutes and will cost you around €3. From there, you can travel to Leiden Central Station by train , which will take about 2 hours. A single ticket will cost around €22.

A third option is to book a flight ticket to the Rotterdam The Hague Airport. From the airport you can travel to The Hague Laan van NOI train station by bus and metro in 35 minutes. You must first take the bus to the Rotterdam Meijersplein metro station, which will cost you €2. The subsequent metro to the train station will cost you another €2. You can then travel to Leiden Central Station by train in 15 minutes. A single ticket for the train costs around €3,50. 


You will be expected to present on Friday March 12th or Saturday March 13th 2021 during an oral or poster session. We will notify you later about the exact day and time of your presentation. For the exact times, please refer to the timetable.


If you get a room at one of the three hotel options we offer, you will be within 10 minutes walking of the LUMC, where the conference takes place. If you take part in the student housing programme, you will be within 30 minutes walking of the LUMC, depending on the location of your host.


If you will give a poster presentation, please bring your poster with you since we cannot print it for you. If you will give an oral presentation, please deliver a USB stick at the registration desk with only your PowerPoint presentation and a name tag on it.


LIMSC helps active participants by sending an official confirmation of participation. With this letter it is possible to arrange a Visa at the Dutch embassy. Passive participants can also apply for help with arranging a Visa.


Yes, both active and passive participants will be sent certificates by email after the conference.


If your company is interested in participating in our C&I fair, please send us an email at By taking part in this Career and Internship Fair, your company will be able to inform students about possible internship and career opportunities.