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Events in November
The big comebacks
From 8 Nov.: Reopening of the Strasbourg Municipal Baths
The construction of the Strasbourg Municipal Baths is coming to an end. This listed monument in the heart of the UNESCO area of the Neustadt will reopen its doors on 8 November at 9am, after three years of closure.
From 26 Nov. to 26 Dec.: Strasbourg, Christmas capital: "Let's light up the stars
For this, the 451st edition of the Christmas Market (Christelkindelsmärik), in a more authentic and inclusive version, come and discover 314 chalets spread over 14 sites (including 4 new ones!). Germany is the guest country this year (with an artistic programme) and 90 solidarity associations are present in the Village on Place Kléber, the Off-Market offers SSE products on Place Grimmeissen, the Advent Traditions Village on Louise Weiss Square (exhibition, creative workshops, shows...).
More information: the Christmas market programme and the Marché Off website
Strasbourg aime ses étudiants-es
Until the end of December: Visit with Batorama
The Eurometropole of Strasbourg, in partnership with Strasbourg aime ses étudiants.es and Batorama, offers students the opportunity to discover Strasbourg and its history free of charge on a boat tour "Strasbourg, 20 centuries of history" (duration of 1h10 and audio guides broadcasting the commentary of the tour are available in 12 languages). All information on the tour is available here.
Students will be able to book their place until the end of December on all available slots on the Batorama online shop with the promo code SAEfree.
Please note: only one free entry per student (subject to availability). A valid student card will be requested before boarding. The ride is done in compliance with the sanitary rules in force.
6, 13 and 27 Nov. at 6pm: Etoile Noire de Strasbourg matches (ice hockey)
Come and see the Etoile Noire de Strasbourg games for free. You just have to show your student card at the Iceberg rink before the start of the game to get your seat! (Please note that seats are limited to the first 30 players!).
21 Nov. at 3pm: Match of the Racing Club of Strasbourg Alsace FULL
This year, we offer you to attend one of the RCSA's games at the Meinau stadium! The first game offered is against Stade de Reims. Please note that places are limited and registration is required.
24 Nov. from 12 to 1pm: Visit of the 5e Lieu
Le 5e Lieu is a cultural space in the city of Strasbourg, nestled at the foot of the Cathedral. We suggest you discover the exhibition "Un voyage à Strasbourg" which offers a true panorama of the city of Strasbourg, from Antiquity to the 21st century. And as a souvenir, you will leave with small surprise prizes!
Student life partners' programme
All the November events of the Service de l'action culturelle of the University of Strasbourg can be found here.
The Crous de Strasbourg is offering various events this November (creative workshops and theatre) and also actions within the framework of its cultural programme (film evenings, competitions, musical springboard, etc.).
From 13 to 24 November: "Médiathèques en débat" (Media libraries in debate): hide this woman that I cannot see. Discover women who have contributed to history but who are often not very visible. Debates on the place of women in our societies
16 and 17 Nov.: Free dance workshop with the Compagnie Marino Vanna
The dance company Compagnie Marino Vanna has started its residency at the University of Strasbourg around its creation Man's Madness. La Carte culture offers a dance workshop, free of charge upon reservation.
In November: Jazzdor concerts
For over 30 years, Jazzdor has been developing its project centred on jazz and improvised music. Jazzdor offers free concerts and others at a culture card rate during its festival in November.
3 Nov. at 7.30pm: Open rehearsal for students
The rehearsals are a real dive into the backstage of the Orchestre Philharmonique de Strasbourg, allowing you to discover the work of the musicians and the conductor from a different angle. It is an opportunity to obtain answers to questions that many people ask. How is an orchestra structured? What is the role of the conductor? How does he work on a daily basis? Free of charge, on registration, subject to availability.
6 Nov. at 3pm and 6pm: Participatory concert open to all
As part of the exhibition La Marseillaise in the Museums of the City of Strasbourg (from 5 November 2021 to 20 February 2022), the Opéra du Rhin invites you to sing the Marseillaise during a participatory concert. The audience will be accompanied by a symphony orchestra, the Choirs and the Maîtrise de l'Opéra. Free and on registration before 5 Nov.
6 Nov. at 8pm: Concert by the Strasbourg Youth Harmony Orchestra
Meet the Strasbourg Youth Harmony Orchestra in concert. After a remarkable participation in the FIMU in Belfort, the orchestra returns to Strasbourg with a colourful programme. Free admission and on reservation.
Festivals and hackathons
From 5 to 7 Nov.: Museomix
Based on the principle of the hackathon, for 3 days, coders, designers, mediators, tinkerers, but above all curious people meet and work together on the same problem, in the heart of the museums of the University of Strasbourg. At the end of the last day, the general public will be able to test the prototypes and discuss with the participants.
9 Nov. : Sustainable Development Forum
The theme of this new edition is "Let's choose our future". After an exceptional situation Covid still present, this edition invites companies, territories, associations or even students to question themselves on the lessons learned and especially which worlds do we want for tomorrow?
From 9 to 26 Nov.: Augenblick Festival
The AUGENBLICK Festival brings together all the independent cinemas in Alsace every year. More than forty films, often new, are shown in their original version in the participating cinemas. Feature and short film competitions, focus and tributes, special screenings and evenings as well as master classes are on the programme.
4-10 Nov.: World Democracy Forum
The City of Strasbourg, the Council of Europe, the Région Grand Est, the Collectivité européenne d'Alsace and the French State, invite you to participate in conferences, debates, round tables, screenings, exhibitions, workshops, etc. in the Aubette hall and in several other places in the city. This year's Forum is dedicated to the environmental crisis.
From 11 to 15 Nov.: Résonance[s] Fair
Dedicated exclusively to the sale of craft objects, the Résonance[s] fair is the ideal place to discover and acquire original, creative and refined works of character.
Free admission for students on presentation of a proof of identity.
From 20 Nov. to 4 Dec.: Strasbourg-Méditerranée Festival
The Festival invites you to more than 60 eclectic and committed events, meetings, concerts, shows, debates, exhibitions, to cross artistic and cultural expressions.
Student price: 6€.
From 21 to 29 Nov. : European Week for Waste Reduction
The European Week for Waste Reduction (EWWR) is a "high point" of mobilisation during the year to highlight and disseminate good production and consumption practices that go towards waste prevention.
To go further: From 1 Nov. 2021 to 30 April 2022. Déclics is a set of challenges to take concrete action for the climate in a fun way: energy, consumption patterns, food, waste, mobility... so many themes to get involved in to make things happen. Join a team or create one with your friends or neighbours and take part in the challenges!
26-28 Nov: ST-ART
ST-ART is Strasbourg's contemporary art and design fair where you can discover works from around 70 French and foreign galleries.
Student price: 9€.
Orientation and employment
Many events take place in November and the following months on the subject of guidance and employment. To help you find your way around, we have compiled them in a special article here.