Eindhoven student town

With an annually increasing number of (inter)national students choosing Eindhoven as the place to pursue their dreams, the city is gaining popularity as a student town. Are you new in town and looking for ways to get to know the city? Check out these tips we listed for you!

Dynamic districts

Eindhoven consists of a number of vibrant, dynamic districts. For instance, you will find a wide range of cafés, restaurants and shops down town. The Bergen is one of the oldest districts in Eindhoven, but with its characteristic buildings and authentic shops perhaps the coziest one. At Strijp-S, industrial heritage has been transformed into hip restaurants, shops, and creative workspaces, and Woensel-West is a colorful and lively neighborhood where many different cultures come together.

Food and drinks

With an increasing number of culinary hotspots, Eindhoven has been a real food city for a number of years now. From an early breakfast to a late night dinner, from real Eindhoven beer to coffee served by world champion baristas, and from delicious vegan dishes to juicy hamburgers, the city offers something for everyone. Tip: Check out our tips for a low budget meal in the city. Do you want to get to know Eindhoven better while eating? Then go and grab a bite to eat at one of these eight unconventional places.

Culture and events

With, amongst others, Dutch Design Week, GLOW Eindhoven, EMOVES Urban Culture Festival and the Maker Faire, Eindhoven has a lot to offer when it comes to events. Pay a visit to one of the museums, design studios or art centers and enjoy theater, live music and top class festivals to enjoy the city’s culture 365 days a year. Check out our Events Calendar for an up-to-date overview of all events.


Step into the bustling nightlife of Eindhoven. The wide range of clubs, bars and pubs in Eindhoven offers something for everyone. Whether you are into live music, clubbing or down for cocktails with friends. Check out our tips for the best places to go out in the city, including the coldest Eindhoven beers and the hippest cocktail bars in town.


Do you have some time left to study? In addition to the libraries of the University, academy and university of applied sciences, you will find plenty of places in the city to open your laptop and books and work in peace while enjoying a freshly brewed cup of coffee. For instance, take a look at our list with 10 Wi-Fi spots.

Looking for more information about the city? Then pay a visit to Brandstore Eindhoven. For tourist information, Eindhoven merchandise, (design) routes and bicycle rental.​

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