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Going out and recreation

What can you do in your spare time? Have a look at our overview of student associations and pubs in Maastricht!


Maastricht is famous for its very rich social scene, especially the many restaurants. These beaneries provide different meals, from a simple student-meal to a six course diner. Nowhere in the Netherlands is the density of bars as high as in Maastricht. Furthermore, the offer of bars is very diverse, from trendy lounge bars to pubs. When the first rays of sunlight touch Maastricht, all the terraces of Maastricht are immediately filled, whether it is the Vrijthof, ‘Onze Lieve Vrouwen’ square or the Markt. Next to all these bars, there are many other possibilities to go out in Maastricht, such as visits to the cinema, museums, theatre and churches. During your student life you have enough possibilities to explore everything that Maastricht offers you! 



Euroscoop Maastricht
INKOM 2015Near the city-centre; next to the train-station, you find the cozy town-cinema Euroscoop Maastricht. With 6 rooms, fully renovated in 2014, they guarantee you the best seats for your favourite blockbuster or concert. The new bar and trendy lounge complete the picture. Homemade, fresh popcorn & other snacks are at a reasonable price for sale at the bar. Students can go to the movies for € 7.00. On Tuesday, even for € 5.00! The whole program and more info can be found on

Wilhelminasingel 39
6221 BE Maastricht
+31 43 820 03 20 


Lumière Cinema

For more than 30 years Lumière Cinema Maastricht has been the foremost independent cinema in the province of Limburg. It’s the place to catch up with the latest international art house films, lose yourself in an engrossing documentary, and where you finally get the chance to see that one enduring film classic. With up to 12 screenings each evening, there’s sure to be something of interest for anyone.  They are open every evening and students tickets cost € 6,50. Their completely bilingual website can be found at

Bogaardenstraat 40B
PO box 875
6200 AW Maastricht
T 043-3214080



The stage and theatre world is alive in Maastricht due to the presence of the well-known acting academy and a number of stages. The Theatre at the Vrijthof is the apex of theatre architecture. The Bonbonnière, which is located in the old City Playhouse, is in term pleasant and vivid. The MECC hosts pop-concerts more and more often (or other enjoyable evenings with for example Holiday on Ice). The Kumulus theatre is another possibility for going to the theatre for a reasonable price. Furthermore, the Derlon theatre is well known in Maastricht. This theatre gives students a good discount. Want to stay informed with everything that is related to culture and theatre? Read the free cultural agenda in the “Week In, Week Uit” (obtainable at the faculties and most bars).

Theatre at the Vrijthof
Theater aan het VrijthofDo you need to relax from your busy student life? Come and visit Theater aan het Vrijthof. For almost all performances Theater aan het Vrijthof offers s-tickets. This means that for only € 10,- you can enjoy an evening of theater from musicals to opera from theater to singer songwriter. So, grab your chance and visit the theater, there are probably still s-tickets available!

s-tickets rules: € 10, - per s-ticket Only available for performances which are not sold out. Available from half an hour prior to the performance at the UITbalie in the Theater aan het Vrijthof or on location Only available if you can present a valid student card or OV student card 

Do you want to know if there are s-tickets available, or do you want to keep up with the latest theater news? Then become a fan of Theater aan het Vrijthof on facebook For the complete program visit

Theatre on the Vrijthof
Vrijthof 47



Kumulus art center is Maastricht’s biggest supplier of classes in music and classical arts. As a municipal institution, Kumulus carries out the art and culture policy of the city of Maastricht. Subscribing is possible throughout the year. Trial lessons are free!

Kumulus Muziekschool
St. Maartenspoort 2, Maastricht

Kumulus Beeldende kunsten / Theaterschool
Herbenusstraat 69, Maastricht 

Kumulus / Impulse, Ballet & dans
Brusselsestraat 10D, Maastricht 

Postal address:
PO box 1992
6201 BZ Maastricht 


Toneelacademie (Academy of performing arts)
Lenculenstraat 31-33
T 043-3466690


MECC (Maastricht Exposition- and Congress Centre)
Forum 100, Maastricht
T 043-3838383 



FVFun Valley Maastricht is located 5km from Maastricht and is a large leisure park with numerous possibilities. For an entrance fee of only € 8.50 one can use the beach bar, where you can chill in a hammock with a cocktail, pedalos and canoes, free use of BBQ's and more. There are also attractive student subscriptions for sale. Do you like outdoor activities? Fun Valley offers various activities like Paintball, Climbing Park, Teambuilding, Footgolf and 2 Escaperooms. Also suitable for big parties and events. Visit Fun Valley soon for THE one day holiday of Maastricht. 

check out a full overview of all events in Maastricht in the events section of MyMaastricht 

INKOM 2017 - Festival
INKOM 2017 - Festival
INKOM 2017 - Festival
INKOM 2017 - Festival
INKOM 2017 - Day @ the Uni
INKOM 2017 - Day @ the Uni
INKOM 2017 - CultiFest
INKOM 2017 - CultiFest
INKOM 2017 - CultiFest
INKOM 2017 - CultiFest
INKOM 2017 - Comedy Night
INKOM 2017 - Comedy Night