Weende is the neighbourhood that lies close to the University. In addition to residential parts, there are industrial and commercial areas. Extending across a large area is the North Campus of the University, and the University Clinics and an Evangelical hospital are also located in Weende. Not only supermarkets, but also automobile centres and furniture, do-it-yourself and electrical stores are all to be found in the Lutteranger commercial zone.
It is easy to get into the centre of town by bicycle or by taking buses number 31, 32 and 62. 29 clubs and sports facilities offer a wide range of leisure-time activities. Weende has an outdoor swimming pool with a ten-metre board and a big slide.
There are daycare centres for the very young in our living complex in Wolfgang-Döring-Straße as well as various play facilities. Refurbished playgrounds and climbing frames are to be found all around our living complex. A primary school is nearby and a secondary school is also in close reach. In addition, there is a special needs school on Am Tannenberg, as well as a ‘Freie Waldorfschule’ (Rudolf Steiner school).
The district has one Catholic and two Evangelical Lutheran parishes, as well as a Free Church.