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Explore a diverse array of cultural activities at the University of Strasbourg such as exhibitions, conferences, museum visits, shows, and concerts.

Discover the rich cultural program offered by SUAC (the University Cultural Service), engage in artists' residencies, and experience the vibrant performances at the Pokop, the university theatre.

Immerse yourself in the Jardin des Sciences on the historic campus, gaze at the stars in the Planetarium, explore various museums and collections (Museum of Seismology, Museum of Mineralogy, Adolf Michalis Museum,...), and take a leisurely stroll in the Botanical Garden.

Make the most of exclusive cultural perks available to students, such as the Carte Culture with discounts from 80 partners and cultural workshops with ECTS credits. Staff members can benefit from SPACS, the Cezam card, and CNRS CAES for additional cultural opportunities.

Stay informed about the dynamic cultural scene at the University of Strasbourg by keeping an eye on the cultural program.


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A Wide Range of Cultural Activities

The University Cultural Service

The University of Strasbourg's Cultural Service (SUAC) is dedicated to fostering cultural and artistic engagement within the university community. Throughout the year, SUAC collaborates with university departments, student associations, regional cultural institutions and associations to organize artists' residencies, cultural events, and workshops. Additionally, SUAC oversees the Carte Culture for the Bas-Rhin region and operates the La Pokopa university performance space in conjunction with Crous.

La Pokop: University Performance Venue

The Paul Collomp performance space, nicknamed "La Pokop" is the result of a collaboration between the Crous and the University of Strasbourg. It offers young artists a space for artistic creation, experimentation and performance on the Esplanade campus.

Artist Residencies

The University of Strasbourg has hosted artists for almost 30 years. The SUAC has now chosen to enhance this practice by inviting not only renowned artists but also young creators.

Cultural Program of the University of Strasbourg

Find out all the latest cultural news from the University of Strasbourg in the cultural program.

Sciences Garden

The Jardin des Sciences of the University of Strasbourg is a true cultural neighbordhood in the Neustadt. It is located at the heart of the historic campus, surrounded by a planetarium, museums and gardens. People come here to observe the stars, admire cultural heritage collections, take part in workshops and guided tours, meet people from around the world of science or simply stroll around the gardens. Lectures, exhibitions, events, festivals and more! The Jardin des Sciences cultural program in Strasbourg and elsewhere in Alsace has something for everyone who's curious enough!

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Cultural Programs for Students

Culture Card

Studying in Alsace means having the privilege of the Carte Culture (Culture card)!

This free card, designed for students, offers preferential rates at theatres, festivals, cinemas and museums, as well as an events program and 'à la carte' workshops. These practical artistic and cultural workshops are made for students, whatever their course or level, for their enjoyment or curiosity. No cultural or artistic background is required. 

The Culture card is available with 80 cultural partners.

Cultural Workshops

Cultural workshops led by professionals are open to students. They can also be used to gain 3 ECTS credits as part of the free teaching unit (UE) in the second and third year of the Bachelor's degree.

Cultural Programs for Researchers


The University of Strasbourg's Social and Cultural Promotion Service, known as SPACS, is a comprehensive department dedicated to fostering, coordinating, supporting, and executing various social and cultural initiatives relevant to the university's personnel. SPACS provides a diverse range of cultural and sport activities.


SPACS activities cater to the university's active employees, their spouses, children, and other dependents. This includes any researcher affiliated with the University of Strasbourg, whether they are enrolled or unenrolled doctoral students, research fellows, invited scholars, Unistra contract staff, or CNRS employees.


For select activities, SPACS offers reduced rates exclusively to Unistra staff and their dependents, which are referred to as SPACS Subsidized Activities.


The CEZAM card offers reduced rates for cultural, sports, and recreational events through collaborations with partner organizations, benefiting University employees and their eligible family members, including spouses, partners, and children up to the age of 21.


The cost of the CEZAM card depends on one’s affiliation:

  • University of Strasbourg (Unistra) and Upper Alsace University (UHA) active or retired personnel: €9
  • Active or retired personnel from partner institutions: €15


If you are a CNRS staff member, you can take advantage of subsidies and activities offered by the CNRS CAES. The CNRS CAES also serves as a point of contact for CNRS personnel regarding CEZAM cards.

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