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Braunschweig - The Lion City

A leading center of research and development in the middle of Germany

Quadriga und Reiter
Quadriga and Horseman in front of the Stadtschloss
© 2018 Fraunhofer IST, Jan Gäbler

Braunschweig, the city of Henry the Lion, has approx. 250,000 inhabitants and is the biggest city located between Hannover and Berlin. It is characterized by an appealing and exciting blend of the past and the present, tradition and progress.

The city has been given its distinctive profile by the constant development of its cultural, its research and technology scenes and presents a panorama with a huge variety of culture, history and economical richness.

Braunschweig is a home of research: Scientists such as Carl Friedrich Gauß or Agnes Pockels are evidence of a long science tradition. Today Braunschweig is one of the most intensive regions for research and development and has the highest density of scientists within the European Union.

Over 20,000 young people are studying at the Technische Universität Braunschweig – approx. 10,000 of them in technical fields. Bright minds from Braunschweig do research, teach and work in 27 renowned research institutions and 250 high-tech companies.

Last modified on: 2018-10-23 10:41:46 CEST