A colourful city full of possibilities
Sports, fun and leisure cannot be neglected while studying. Dresden has something to offer for everyone with its numerous sports, leisure and cultural activities.
Always moving – Sport Activities Many possibilities to work up a sweat
Aside from the annual Soccer Cup against teams from all over Germany, the campus soccer team offers many opportunities to stay in shape. In addition, there are many other possibilities to participate in sports.
One of these possibilities is „BouncingBalls“: Co-founded by one of our students, the start-up KOALA BASE offers all sports enthusiasts the opportunity to get involved in this game of skill.
The Dresdner Heide and Elbufer are also great places for walking, cycling or inline skating. The neighbouring Saxonia Switzerland is the perfect place for climbing and hiking. In Dresden, there are also numerous associations, health clubs, public swimming pools, indoor climbing halls, a water ski facility and a high ropes course.
Our students can also use the facilities of the Berufsbildungswerks Sachsen, which is also a company of the SRH. They have many facilities, including soccer, volleyball, table tennis, fitness and pool.
Only in Dresden will you find worldwide known cultural events such as the Semper Opera Ball or figure skating at the Taschenbergpalais Kempinski.
Enjoy living in Dresden A bit of everything: cinema, party, shopping
An overview of activities:
In the trendy and studently neighbourhood "Neustadt", you'll find a lot of cocktail bars, event locations, clubs, art areas, restaurants and shops. More shops are available in the city center on the „Prager Straße“, inside the “Altmarktgalerie”, “Centrum Galerie” and “Elbe Park”.
More leisure tips:
- Open-air cinema „Filmnächte am Elbufer“
- Street festivals: Bunte Republik Neustadt, Hechtfest, Schaubudensommer
- City festival Dresden CANALETTO
- The famous Christmas market „Dresdner Striezelmarkt” in November/December every year
Culture offerings Always worth a visit: opera, museums, theaters
- Semper Oper, Frauenkirche, Die drei Elbschlösser Dresden
- Museums: Albertinum, Residenzschloss, Zwinger, Japanisches Palais, Deutsches Hygienemuseum
- Theaters: Staatsschauspielhaus & Kleines Haus, Staatsoperette Dresden, Boulevard Theater Dresden
A lot of cultural institutions offer special student discounts. It's worth asking and showing your student card.