Campus Life

University Sports Programme


The University of Applied Sciences Emden/Leer offers  a diverse programme of sports activities for all those interested in taking part.

>> Find the sports programme here (in German).

In addition to the sports activities at our university, the city of Emden also has various sports clubs with their own sports programmes. Please note that these programmes usually require  a membership fee.

More information about sports clubs in Emden is available at the International Office.


Due to the clear layout of the university buildings our campus offers safety and short distances. To ensure the students' and staff's safety the university has fire- and safety prevention officers, who share regular contacts among each other. 

>> Find our current prevention officers here (in German). 

Furthermore, all university buildings provide so-called "Safety Plans" which are available to students and staff.


The Buddy-Programme provides you with a student mentor before and during your studies at our university. It is designed  to connect to your with your fellow students easily, to provide assistance  in academic inquiries and gives you the chance to gain helpful insights into the student and daily life in Germany.

Participation in the Buddy-Programme is free of charge!

>> Find out more about the Buddy-Programme here.


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During the semester, the International Office offers various trips with regard to topical areas such as sporthistory and art. At the beginning of each month all international students receive our Save the Date! Newsletter with information about new trips and  other upcoming events.

>> Proceed to our official event schedule here.

Participating students usually pay a small fee for each trip. Registrations are handled directly at the International Office.

Mensa & CaféLounge

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The mensa (cafeteria) in Emden offers students and staff a variety of lunch dishes, snacks and drinks during the week. Because of its central location on campus, it is easily accessible during breaks and after work.

The mensa provides space for 396 students and is often used for university events (e.g. International Day). The CaféLounge on the ground floor invites students and staff to relax and enjoy the campus community.

>> Find the mensa menu here (in German)

Campus Card

As soon as you are enroled as a student at the University of Applied Sciences Emden/Leer you will receive your campus card. The campus card entails significant functions, of which we would like to introduce you to below:

  • Student ID
  • Access to Computer System
  • Semester Ticket
  • Library Card
  • Mensa & CaféLounge

>> Find more information to the Campus Card here (in German).

Campus Maps

             Campus Emden Download                           Campus Leer Download

Faculty Student Body

Faculties at the University of Applied Sciences Emden/Leer offer consultancy and support services which primarily concern responding to academic-related inquiries. Faculty Student Body consists of students of a respective faculty, who act as student representatives. Please find more information (in German) below.

Student Union (AStA) Link
Student Body Electronical Engineering, Media Technology and Informatics Link
Student Body Mechanical Engineering Link
Student Body Life Sciences Link
Student Body Maritime Studies Link
Student Body Social Work and Health (in German) Link
Student Body Business Studies Link


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