Located in Drenthe province at less than 30 minutes from Germany and attracting a total of 1.5 million visitors annually from the Netherlands and elsewhere, Emmen has a population of around 56,000. The nearest larger city is Zwolle, and Emmen also provides easy access to other central cities in the Netherlands. It hosts many annual events, including C’est la Vie (street theatre event), music festivals, etc.
Stenden campus Emmen
The Emmen branch is the second-largest branch after Leeuwarden, with a large, centrally located campus. It has a student body of 1,750 and offers a total of 13 courses, including four English-language courses and nine courses taught in Dutch. The campus facilities have been completely refurbished and include a media centre, a library, a cafeteria and a pool table.
Inspiring student town
Emmen has lots to offer its student population: shopping, cinemas, sports, and arts and culture. The city has grown into a high-tech hub and offers a stimulating environment for students and professionals alike. Did you know, for instance, that Bluetooth technology was invented in Emmen?
In your spare time
Emmen has some very nice hot spots to enjoy a night out, such as Café de Zwetser and Lounge13. If you enjoy culture Emmen offers new events every week. And to stay fit you can exercise at various sports clubs and facilities with the Sports Pass.
Address, parking and public transport
Stenden University of Applied Sciences Emmen
Van Schaikweg 94
7811 KL Emmen
+31 (0)591 853 100
Coming by car? You can park for free on the parking lot next to the University.
From the train station, you can take a bus (number 2, 12, 26, 43 or 600). Ask the bus driver to tell you when to get off. Alternatively, you can walk; it will take you about 20 minutes.