Culture, sports and nature in Esbjerg

Being a student at Aalborg University Esbjerg, you will always have plenty of opportunities for spending your leisure time engaging in exciting activities. Esbjerg has many cultural offerings ranging from concerts to theatre, as well as sports facilities such as Svømmestadion Denmark, sports clubs, fitness centres and a skating rink.

Meeting place for students

Meeting place for students

At Huset Esbjerg, a culture and activity site for students, you can meet other young people; attend concerts; take part in cocktail, food and film evenings; attend lectures and take in art exhibitions.

The prices in Husets café are student friendly.

Huset is user-driven so you influence what happens there.

You’ll find more information on Huset’s website

Cafés in Esbjerg

Cafés in Esbjerg

Treat yourself to appetizing food and drink at Esbjerg's cafés.

Many of Esbjerg’s cafés are located around the square in the Esbjerg city centre.

Skolegade is Esbjerg's nightlife street, with restaurants, bars, discos and nightclubs where the fun is in full swing every weekend.

Concerts and theatre

Concerts and theatre

Listen to well-known and lesser-known bands playing rock, pop, electronica and jazz at the popular venue Tobakken.

Appreciate classical music and jazz at the Danish National Academy of Music (Syddansk Musikkonservatorium).

Musikhuset Esbjerg offers musicals, theatre, opera and stand-up comedy etc.

Theatre lovers can have a good laugh at EsbjergRevyen.

Finally, enjoy various outdoor concerts at Torvet and Byparken during the summer.

Sports matches in Esbjerg

If you like to cheer from the stands during sports matches, Esbjerg offers plenty of opportunities to see handball, football and ice hockey in Denmark's best leagues.

You will find more information on these websites:

Esbjerg United (Esbjerg Forenede Boldklubber)

Team Esbjerg handball

Esbjerg Energy ice hockey

Nature in Esbjerg

Nature in Esbjerg

Nature is always close in Esbjerg. The Wadden Sea and the North Sea and the forestland and plantations offer you spectacular nature experiences. Some of the best beaches in the country are never further away than a few kilometres, and the cities are full of green spaces, parks, and recreational areas.


Sports clubs and associations

Sports clubs and associations

Esbjerg has many sports clubs and sports associations such as football, handball, ice hockey, swimming, boxing or martial arts.

Learn more on the Study in Esbjerg website