Every year, hundreds of students and faculty participate in many sporting and cultural activities. It is a very important part of life at the University of Neuchatel and plays a role in the excellent relations between the different communities. It is not enough for a university to offer high-level courses. It is also necessary that life be pleasant. The landscapes, the climate, the cultural life, and the mentality of its inhabitants are all elements that make up the attraction of Neuchatel. Neuchatel is the 4th largest city in French-speaking Switzerland (32’000 inhabitants). It is located on the shores of the largest lake in Switzerland and is surrounded by mountains. It has a fairytale side that seduces all visitors.