The bus stop of line 166 is situated within proximity
– only 2 minutes by foot.
Welcome to Essen.
In 2017, Essen was rewarded the titel „Green Capital of Europe“ thanks to numerous green areas like the 70 hectare large „Grugapark“. The parks and many lakes along the river Ruhr – especially the big Baldeneysee – offer a beautiful rest from urban city life. Diverse kinds of water sports and a modern beachclub will make you feel like you are on vacation!
But Essen also has a lot to offer for shopping fans and culture enthusiasts: The popular shopping mile „Rü“ (Rüttenscheider Straße), the huge shopping centre „Limbecker Platz“, the art museum Volkwang, the famous Villa Hügel, the Zeche Zollverein (UNESCO world heritage) and Germany’s biggest cinema hall in the historical cinema „Lichtburg“.
Essen is diverse and exciting!
Urban Living Essen is located in the „Westviertel“ of Essen next to the city centre. This popular neighbourhood convinces with its central location.. For students it offers many restaurants, bars, cafés, shops, culture and everything else you could wish for!
Thus, Urban Living Essen’s location is perfect for many leisure activities and in close proximity to the university.
Essen is a young but internationally renowned university city with 4 different universities – a great diversity for students!
Further characteristics of Essen's universities:
As one of the biggest universities in Germany, the University Duisburg Essen combines internationality with offering a diverse range of study courses.
With more than 40.000 students, the UDE counts as one of the 10 biggest Universities of Germany.
The Folkwang University of the Arts combines fine arts, performing arts and the science of art and offers a cross-disciplinary interaction of the plurality of arts.
With its 1.641 students, the Folkwang University is the second largest university of arts in Germany.
The FOM University of Applied Sciences is based in Essen.
It is one of the biggest private but officially recognized Universities in Germany. In addition to knowledge transfer the FOM also wants to strenghten the individual personalities of the students.