student city Emmen

You will be studying in Emmen! During NHL Stenden’s StudyStartWeek you will get to know our inspiring site and everything it has to offer you, from restaurants and cafés to hotspots. We’ve selected a few restaurants, hotspots and pubs.


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

De Drommedaar

Dinner in the city centre? Enjoy culinary pleasures in a relaxed atmosphere at De Drommedaar (more information).

Grand Café Plein

This restaurant is located in the middle of the bustling city centre. Enjoy food and drinks near the beautiful Raadhuisplein (more information).

Library Emmen

The public library is located in the city center of Emmen. The place for reading a book or just drink. Besides a library it’s the center of Culture and a lot more (more information).

Town hall of Emmen

For all matters concerning government issues (more information).

Scheper Ziekenhuis

The Scheper Ziekenhuis is the hospital of Emmen (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. 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

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).


At Limbo you can either go out for dinner or have a party in the centre of Emmen. Limbo can be found on the Raadhuisplein, across Wildlands and the Atlas Theatre. More information about the club can be found on their Facebook page or on their website.

Ermerstrand, the hidden gem

The Ermerstrand is nearby Emmen. You can take a break from the daily grind and immerse yourself in an oasis of peace, nature and hospitality at this beach. You can also be active and try your luck on the water ski track (more information).

FC Emmen

De Oude Meerdijk is home to the local football club Emmen (second division). For tickets and more visit their website (more information).


HBO-Sports offers diversity when it comes to sport and exercise. The special HBO-Sports pass gives you access to a wide range of activities and sports. There also free activities for members or activities with high discount (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).

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