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Osnabrück is a dynamic city offering a broad range of cultural activities. The city is located in lovely surroundings with great possibilities for excursions. In addition, the university offers a wide range of leisure activities.

Arts, culture, cinema

Cultural life is rich in Osnabrück. The city provides an online calendar of events to advertise interesting events. You will also find a program of the city’s theatres and cinemas on the internet.
•    City of Osnabrück calendar of events
•    What’s on at Osnabrück Theater 
•    What’s on at the cinema

Getting to know Osnabrück

Those who wish to get to know Osnabrück quickly and thoroughly will find a number of interesting offers at the Tourist Information Center.
•    Guided tours of the city
•    Hotel reservation service

Getting to know Osnabrück individually

You can also discover Osnabrück by yourself. The surrounding area is particularly inviting for trips and visits, whether on foot, by bicycle or on roller blades. 
•    Rollerblade routes  
•    Hiking routes
•    Bicycle tours

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Churches and religious congregations
You will find information about Osnabrück’s churches and religious communities on the website of Osnabrück Diocese and the ecumenical website. There are also student parishes at the University.

Calendar of events

Osnabrück University’s quarterly calendar of events advertises public events at the University, such as symposia, lectures, seminars, concerts and excursions. It can be obtained from the Press Office or downloaded from the internet.

International Office’s cultural program

During the lecture period, the International Office organizes cultural activities for international students. International scholars are equally welcome. The cultural program offers excursions, hikes, bike rides, trips to the museum or theater, and much much more.

Music at the University

Can you play an instrument? Do you sing? If so, you might like to become involved in the University Choir, the Chamber Choir, the Collegium Musicum or the Big Band. You are more than welcome! Please visit the university music website for more information.

University Sports Program

The University Sports Center offers a wide range of sporting activities every semester.