Located just an hour south of Berlin, Leipzig is a thriving city – as demonstrated by its increasing (and increasingly young) population as well as the growth in employment in recent years. At the heart of a metropolitan region with a population of more than 2.25 million, it’s an attractive place for business, science, the arts – and above all its residents.
Leipzig’s dynamic atmosphere attracts people from all over the world, hence boosting the availability of potential employees with the qualifications and background you’re looking for.
Hub of innovation
There’s a spirit of innovation in Leipzig that translates life-changing ideas into reality. Learn about the biotech cluster and the startup scene in Leipzig – and how they come together in the quest for new medicines.
Higher education and research
With the second-oldest university in Germany, several other establishments of higher education, and a string of world-class research institutes, Leipzig is continuing to build on its distinguished heritage of education and scientific research.
Leipzig has an outstanding infrastructure in the areas essential to life science projects such as networking, research incubators, and funding for startups. What’s more, most of its research institutes are within walking distance of each other. But should you need to travel further afield, it also has a superb transport infrastructure.
Place to be
You might be surprised to learn what a great city Leipzig is to live in! Affordable rents, plenty of parks and other green spaces, a fascinating arts scene, and no shortage of charming places for a drink and a meal when the day’s work is done – no wonder it’s especially attractive to young people!
Leipzig: The Meeting place
The City always offers visitors a warm welcome and has a wide variety of options for hosting conventions and other events. Find out more about the venues available.