Braunschweig – a leading center of research and development in the middle of Germany

Braunschweig the city of Henry the Lion has some 246,000 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 steady development of its cultural, research and technology scenes and presents a panorama with a huge variety of culture, history and economical richness.

Braunschweig is a home for 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.

Over 16.000 young people study in Braunschweig - 14.400 of them in technical departments. In 27 research institutes and 250 high-tech enterprises teach, research and work bright minds from Braunschweig.

To get a better impression of Braunschweig have a look at, download the brochure "places of interest" or enjoy the scenic historic city in the 360° panorama (requires java).

Braunschweig city center

Stadt Braunschweig