Students can choose from a wide range of extra-curricular activities. The Faculties have a variety of student clubs. The Medical Athletic Club has well equipped facilities including tennis and basketball courts, a weight room and an easily accessible swimming pool is nearby. Lovarda organises student parties each Wednesday night. You will find a number of coffee and tea shops as well as bars, pubs and clubs offering all kinds of night time entertainment in the City Center.

Debrecen has strong cultural and artistic traditions. The Déri Museum displays the craftsmanship and life-style unique to Eastern Hungary. Modem, the largest and most up-todate modern and contemporary art centre of the country is also located in Debrecen. The Csokonai Theatre presents professional performances all year round, and there are numerous exhibitions, festivals and cultural attractions that create rich and stimulating opportunities for relaxation and entertainment (

University restaurants and canteens


University Clubs


  • the newest public space, is situated in the heart of the Great Forest, right under the fully redesigned Stadium
  • the multifunctional establishment is nearly 2000 square meters and has the capacity of approximately 2000 people
  • primarily, it serves as a place for concerts, lectures, proms, conferences, exhibitions, company parties and sport galas


Lovarda – Cultural and Conference Centre for Students

  • opened its gates in September 1999
  • 3000 square meters for conferences, movie and theatre nights, fashion shows, exhibitions, pop and classical music concerts
  • the building includes a separate and soundproof bar, a café and a restaurant on the first floor
  • 50 square meter rooms on the ground floor, separated from the main performance hall, providing a place for smaller events or group meetings
  • webpage (only in Hungarian):


  • a 1913 water tower has become a new refreshment spot in Debrecen
  • called ‘Nagyerdei Víztorony’, the structure is owned by the nearby University of Debrecen, which it still supplies with water
  • the bar and cafe have taken over the ground floor, while the gallery occupies the structure’s basement
  • on the top level, an observation deck provides views of the surrounding forest and city, including the Nagyerdei Stadion, a sports stadium that opened in 2014

Kazánház University Club

  • the University’s second club
  • built in the 2001/2002 academic year
  • the club and its covered terrace take up more than 500 square meters
  • open on weekdays from 9 am to midnight
  • offering darts, table soccer, coffee specialties and student-friendly prices
  • parties are held every Wednesday night during the term
  • smaller concerts, class reunions, as well as New Year’s Eve parties are also organized
  • contributing to the success of the traditional „Yellow-fever” party with a beer pavilion

Klinika University Club

  • Debrecen’s oldest student club
  • re-opened in September 2005 with a gallery and an exquisite garden
  • providing students with movie nights, parties and concerts

Objektum – Sport and University Club

  • the DEAC sports ground’s popular pub
  • open every day year-round
  • televised sporting events on LCD screens
  • table soccer

Campus Bowling Bar

  • opening hours: Mon – Thu 10:00 am-12:00 pm; Fri – Sun 10:00 am-2:00 pm
  • offering a bowling lanes, table soccer and darts