Emmen is a safe, green, and friendly municipality with plenty of entertainment. Forests, bog woodlands, and open landscapes are characteristics of the region. This makes Emmen one of the greenest municipalities in the Netherlands. It has an urban core with various districts and villages. Wherever you live, the countryside is just around the corner.
Emmen offers all the amenities you expect from a city, including a large indoor shopping center, a hospital, a swimming pool, a cinema, a theatre, (top) sports clubs, and medium- and higher-level professional educational institutions.
Emmen has a population of over 100,000 inhabitants, 1,500 of whom are students. There is plenty to do for students to make for a memorable student experience.
Emmen has plenty of sights and entertainment on offer. For example, you can go on an adventure in Wildlands, enjoy the Bargerveen nature reserve or go on an art tour through Rensenpark. You can also visit several interesting museums or experience one of the many events that are organized throughout the region.