Regensburg is located at the Danube’s northernmost point, in between the Gäuboden region and the two low mountain ranges Fränkische Jura and Bayerischer Wald. The international airports NUE and MUC are only a 60 minute drive away.
Regensburg ranks among Germany’s top regions with excellent future prospects (according to Prognos Zukunftsatlas)
Nearly 170,000 people are residents of the city and approximately 700,000 live in the greater metropolitan area.
Regensburg is a prosperous center of commerce and industry. Leading international corporations and thriving small and medium-sized businesses are based in the city and in the region.
Regensburg‘s unemployment rate is below state and federal average while the employment density is the second highest among German cities.
Our gross domestic product sums up to 82,967 Euro per capita (2016). By far passing the state average of 44,215 Euro.
Regensburg is a vibrant and innovative science center. The two business incubators BioPark and TechBase, along with numerous research and development facilities, are part of a comprehensive politico-economic strategy.
Originally planned as a regional institution, the University of Regensburg is now a renowned center for research and teaching with international focus. In total 33,000 students are enrolled in our three colleges. The university medical center is able to provide tertiary care.
Countless recreational facilities offer indoor and outdoor activities for singles or the whole family.
The city is home to a diverse cultural hub, hosting traditional events, as well as internationally renowned ones. Numerous museums of various kinds, a multi-genre theater and much more are located in and around Regensburg.
Well-known professional sports clubs and appealing amateur sports organizations offer amongst other activities: alpine sports, American football, badminton, baseball, cycling, football, golf, hockey, laser tag, rugby, tennis, track and field.