Kopfgrafik Wasser

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Südseecamp Wietzendorf

Hermannsburg is located in a touristic region called "Naturpark Südheide" with many forests, some heath land and beautiful old villages. Hiking, biking, horse-riding or canoeing are popular outdoor activities.

Many points of interest to visitors can be found in the region, those looking for the pleasures of urban life can find them in Celle, Hannover or Hamburg.

The FIT organizes several tours for its students, taking them to places as far as Berlin.



Hermannsburg provides many sports opportunities. Sport grounds and sport facilities are located in the vicinity of the university.

The local sports association TuS offers a wide range of sports opportunities: badminton, basketball, fist-ball, soccer, judo, handball, long-distance-running, competitive dancing, tennis, table-tennis and more.

There is also a gym in town that offers fitness classes and a weight room. Special student rates are available.

The public swimming pool Waldschwimmbad has basins for adults and children.

Cultural Activities

In addition, many events and cultural activities take place in and around Hermannsburg: concerts, public lectures, and more. The Ludwig Harms House, located at a short walking distance from FIT, hosts a book store, a restaurant/cafe, where often international dishes are served, a gift shop and exhibitions. And it frequently invites the Hermannsburg community to interesting public lectures, mainly concerning Christianity around the world.

The local Christian congregations also contribute to Hermannsburg's cultural life.

Ludwig Harms House