Enschede is a real shopping city. In Enschede you will find the largest variety of shops of the Eastern part of the Netherlands. The weekly market (on Tuesday and Saturday) attracts many visitors and the city centre has a lot to offer.
You will find lots of really nice pubs and restaurants at and around the Oude Markt (Old Market Square). That is why lots of students consider the Oude Markt to be their second home. On top of that, Enschede is easily accessible by car and by public transport.