Computerroom 12th floor
Friday 8am - 7.30pm
The library is accessible for everyone. To borrow a book you need to have a student card or a library card.
Culture and Sports
Apart from the regular sports that can be practised on the university campus, the city of Nijmegen also hosts a number of large sports events. Every year, mid-July, Nijmegen is the main stage one of the world's largest marching events, the Four Days Marches Nijmegen. Every year around 1 million visitors come to the city for the marches and a week packed with all different kinds of events. Other events are the Seven Hill Run, the Mariken Run and 'the Batavieren Race', a relay run for students in the whole country.
In 2005 Nijmegen celebrated it's 2000th anniversary, which makes it the oldest city in the Netherlands. Although the city has had a turbulent history and suffered heavy damage in World War, there are numerous historical sites to visit. Among the historical landmarks are the St. Stevenschurch, the Kronenburger Park, the 'Valkhof' (the falcon's court), 'de Waag' (an old trading center where trader weighed their goods) and of course the Valkhof Museum, which not only exhibits modern art, but houses an enormous collection of archeological findings as well.
The city also has a myriad of cosy bars, restaurants and cultural facilities to offer. For concerts one can visit concert hall de Vereeniging. More alternative places to go to are Doornroosje and Merleyn. For movies Nijmegen also is the place to be: cultural center Lux, located in the very heart of the city center, is the largest arthouse of The Netherlands.
Nature and surroundings
Situated next to the river Waal and next to the beautiful nature reserve 'de Ooij' Nijmegen finds itself in the middle of its natural surrondings. Small villages adjacent to Nijmegen, including Berg en Dal, Heilig Landstichting and also German Villages and cities attract many visitors every year.Within ten minutes you leave the dynamics of the city behind to find yourself amidst green escarpments close to Berg en Dal and Beek/Ubbergen or the typical Dutch 'polder-landscape' to be found in 'de Ooij'.