Culture and leisure

Cottbus, Senftenberg and the surrounding area offer many cultural and recreational possibilities. These range from paddle tours in the Link zu einer externen Seite Spreewald (a designated biosphere reserve full of small waterways), sailing, rowing or swimming in Link zu einer externen Seite Lake Senftenberg, climbing in the Sächsische Schweiz (a hilly climbing area), skiing or ice skating at any time of the year in the Link zu einer externen Seite Snowtropolis or bathing under palm trees in Link zu einer externen Seite Tropical Islands. Alongside this, many bicycle and walking paths in Seenland, Schlaubetal, the Link zu einer externen Seite Muskauer and Link zu einer externen Seite Branitzer Park and numerous other bathing lakes offer a wide range of opportunities for active relaxation as well as beautiful landscape and cultural gems for enjoyment. Both the towns of Link zu einer externen Seite Cottbus and Link zu einer externen Seite Senftenberg feature attractive centres with many cafes and restaurants, museums, cinemas and various theatres. The broad and varied range of Link zu einer externen Seite university sports as well as the student parties and events are also very popular amongst students.

Water pyramids in the Branitzer Park
Water pyramids in the Branitzer Park

Sport and leisure

View to the front of the Staatstheater Cottbus
Staatstheater Cottbus

Culture

Senftenberg Castle and Fort
Senftenberg Castle and Fort

Museums and day trips

 

 

student concert at the student summer festival
Live concert on the central campus

Parties and celebrations