There's a wide variety of things to do and places to visit in Strasbourg: 3D design workshops in the FabLab at the Strasbourg digital factory - Shadok, unusual tours and exhibitions in one of the 11 museums of the city, retro-gaming in the media libraries, festivals in major and iconic performance halls, opera and ballet, theatre of all kinds… and all at a mini-price, thanks to the Carte Culture and Atout Voir.
Do you want to quickly find the cultural activity that suits you best? Find the structure that meets your needs here: https://www.strasbourg.eu/mon-loisir-artistique
Are you interested in becoming a student artist? At the University of Strasbourg, students can reconcile their artistic career with the pursuit of higher education. To find out more, go to: https://culture.unistra.fr/vie-des-campus/culture-sciences-et-societe/pratiques-culturelles-et-formation/statut-detudiant-artiste
STRASBOURG, WORLD BOOK CAPITAL 2024
Strasbourg has been designated the World Book Capital because of its love of books from the time of Gutenberg to the present day, with flagship events and places full of exceptional books. For more information, read our article here
READING OUR WORLD
This is a space to talk about reading in Strasbourg. You can become an ambassador of this space (by organising reading clubs, writing workshops, meetings...) For more information, contact the team: lirenotremonde[at]strasbourg.eu
To buy tickets to concerts and shows or to pick up loads of programmes for the institutions and major cultural events in the Eurometropolis of Strasbourg: visit the Boutique Culture, Place de la Cathédrale, open from Tuesday to Saturday, from 12 noon to 7 pm. Tel: +33(0)3 88 23 84 65
Facebook page of the Boutique Culture
Giving advantage to students enrolled at a university of the EUCOR tri-national network and at the post-secondary schools under contract with the University of Strasbourg and the University of Haute-Alsace, this card unlocks 80 cultural facilities and entitles you to many special rates:
- tickets for the theatre, the opera, concerts, dance performances and festivals of Alsace at €6
- cinema tickets at € 5
- free admission to more than 20 museums
It only costs €7 (free for recent secondary school graduates and grant and scholarship holders of the university)!
Consult the detailed user's guide, the event calendar and the network of partner venues and festivals on the Carte Culture website.
ATOUT VOIR CARD
For non-student 11-25 year olds (employees, jobseekers, high school and college students) residing or attending school in the Strasbourg Eurometropolis or students in establishments not covered by the Carte Culture agreement, you can also get preferential rates with the Carte Atout Voir.
As of 1 February 2023, the Eurometropole of Strasbourg is opening up access to card holders to all cinema screenings from Sunday 7pm to Friday 7pm for €5, in the following Strasbourg cinemas: Cinéma Star, Star Saint-Exupéry, Vox, UGC Ciné Cité and Cosmos (opening soon).
Until now, it was only possible with the card to obtain cinema tickets for €5 for "Art et Essai" films.
UNIVERSITY CULTURAL ASSOCIATIONS
Ensemble vocal universitaire de Strasbourg – EVUS
Orchestre universitaire de Strasbourg – OUS
La Chorale des Universités de Strasbourg
Théâtre universitaire de Strasbourg – ARTUS
Other cultural associations are present at the University of Strasbourg. All information here.
NETWORK OF MEDIA LIBRARIES
The Pass'relle media library network features 30 libraries all across the Eurometropolis of Strasbourg, nearly one million documents at your disposal in open access and thousands of free cultural activities all year long, including exhibitions, conferences, workshops, concerts, and more.
Visit the respective Facebook page
THE CROUS' CULTURAL EVENTS
The Crous de Strasbourg is a key cultural player in the life of a student. It provides financial support for student projects, promotes access to culture through its many partnerships with regional cultural establishments and encourages the practice of cultural and artistic activities through numerous events and competitions.
- Cultural pathways
- Student creative competition
- Support for student projects
- Cultural programming
Get the Pass'relle card to borrow books, magazines, CDs, DVDs and even artworks in a variety of styles from the Artothèque Art Library in the network of media libraries (30 libraries), for a single registration fee. Reduced rates for students.
BIBLIOTHEQUE NATIONALE UNIVERSITAIRE DE STRASBOURG (BNU)
The BNU also offers cultural activities: exhibitions, conferences, readings, workshops, screenings, tours, publications, and more.
- 10 museums of the City of Strasbourg
- 1 private museum
- 1 national opera
- 1 European stage
- 1 national theatre
- 1 municipal theatre
- 1 comedy club
- 1 French-Alsatian theatre
- 1 music and dance centre
- 1 of the oldest symphony orchestras in Europe
- 1 choregraphy centre
- 1 national drama centre
- 1 digital factory
- 1 fab lab
- 5 cinemas
- 2 major concert halls: Le Zenith and La Laiterie
- 1 art school
- 1 European centre for contemporary artistic action
… and plenty of other performance spaces and concert halls, artistic and cultural discovery centres - artist studios, art galleries, bars featuring cultural or musical programming, and more - all across the Eurometropolis.
Collections and Museums of the Universities of Strasbourg
The University of Strasbourg also offers a wide range of very interesting museums and collections (13).
- Alternative Campus organized by Crous and University of Strasbourg
- Concert and open-air screening at the beginning of the school year organised by the association Afges
- Colors Urban Art
- The biennial Industrie Magnifique
- Festival Européen du Film Fantastique
- Festival Chacun son court
- Les Bibliothèques Idéales
- Festival Musica
- Les Artefacts
- Strasbourg mon amour
- Festival Augenblick
You just arrived in Strasbourg, or you'd simply like to find out more about this city? Don't hesitate to visit the website of the Strasbourg Tourist Office, which offers numerous, very interesting tours on various themes.
At the beginning of each academic year at the university, "Strasbourg aime ses étudiants" invites you to participate in free discovery tours.
European Parlement of Strasbourg is once again opening its doors to individual visitors without reservation. It is now possible to visit the Louise Weiss building and the Simone Veil Parliamentarium!
The Council of Europe offers guided tours, limited to a maximum of 10 people, in accordance with the health protocol in force and on prior reservation. Information by phone only 03.88.41.20.29.