Leiden University and the OWL week adhere to the safety measures and rules set out by the Dutch government. In general, all students from countries outside the exceptions posted below need to go into self-quarantine for 2 weeks upon arrival in the Netherlands. Please make sure you are well informed about the rules that are in order for your country before signing up for the physical OWL.
Excluded from travel ban/ 14 day Quarantine rule – updated per 8 August 2020:
Travel restrictions lifted for certain countries
Note that the ban for China has not been lifted at this point
Which travellers from this group need to self-quarantine on arrival in the Netherlands:
Travellers from: Sweden, Romania, Bulgaria, Croatia, Sint Maarten, 3 areas in Spain (Segrià, La Mariña-Lugo and Barcelona), 1 area in Portugal (Vale do Tejo, this includes Lisbon), 1 area in the United Kingdom (Leicester) and 1 area in Belgium (Antwerp) are required to self-quarantine for 14 days on arrival in the Netherlands
Please note that if you have been on holiday in a country that has been colored orange by the Dutch government (check here) you must be in self-quarantine for two weeks upon your return from that country.
This information will be updated regularly as circumstances change regularly. Registration for the OWL stays open until the 15th of August.