Student city Emmen

NHL Stenden Emmen

Van Schaikweg 94
7811 KL Emmen
T: +31 (0)591 853 100


Library Emmen

The public library is located in the city center of Emmen. The place for reading a book or just drink (more information).


After an amazing summer, it’s time to take a deep dive into student life! Studying is more than just collecting your diploma in the end. This period is life-changing, you will become independent and determine your own direction in life. The StudentSuccessCentre encourages you to get the best out of yourself, and be as successful as possible. We offer several options to navigate on your way. For example, take a free course and learn to balance your study load, yourself or your budget. For all general questions you can turn to Student Info. In case of personal circumstances our student counselors are available and we have study choise advisors if you have any doubts. Find us: StudentSucces at

Food & drinks

Markant Emmen

Grandcafé & Restaurant Markant, in Emmen, enjoy good food and drinks and experience live music (more information).

New York Pizza Emmen

The place where you can get your pizza’s. Check for discounts and special offers:


De Chefburger Emmen is known for honest products and trendy receipts.  All of their products are 100% biological produced. Everyone is welcome, try their restaurant to experience the relaxed athmosphere. (more information).

Baander 30
7811 HJ Emmen
+31(0) 591 572 845

Grand Café Plein

A good place to get yourself a nice refreshment or else, located at Raadhuisplein in Emmen, in opposite of Wildlands and in the middle of the city center.


Café de Brasserie

De Brasserie is one unique bar, located in the heart of the city center Emmen. Offers a wide assortment of drinks and more! (more information).

Café de Zwetser

Café de Zwetser has a perfect location, right in the middle of the city center (Horecaplein) off Emmen. It is the place to show your dancemoves and experience the nightlife with your fellow studymates. All of the bartenders are well trained and are always prepared to make your evening a special one! Live music will be played and skilled DJ’s will entertain you, especially during weekends! (more information).

Sports & more

FC Emmen

De Jens Vesting is home to the local football club Emmen(2nd division). For tickets and more visit their website. (more information).

Snooker & Pool Centrum Emmen

Snooker- en Poolcentrum Emmen offers several activities, like pool, snooker, darts and more, for over more then 20 years. Visit this place with your friends or familie to watch matches or play by yourself while you get yourself a drink. (more information).

Wildlands Adventure Zoo Emmen

Wildlands Adventure Zoo Emmen offers a unique expedition through the pole area, great plains and the tropical forrest.(more information).