Hamburg is a city that is green, lively and economically strong. Located close to rivers and the ocean, Hamburg has more bridges than Venice and is part of the second largest metropolitan region in Germany.
Compared to other cities in Germany, Hamburg has moderate living costs, a high standard of living and a secure infrastructure for students. The city's continuous growth makes it one of the most important and largest trade, economic and logistics centres in north-western Europe.
International companies and agencies from the aviation, life science, health care, renewable energy and creative industries are based in Hamburg. Young professionals and university graduates benefit from attractive career opportunities in a growing economy and within the IT, media, retail, logistics or renewable energies industries.
Hamburg has 110,000 students and 20 universities.
Enjoying a high quality of live, Hamburg's students enjoy many recreational activities: canoeing or stand-up paddling through the many canals, running around the Alster lake, visiting a football match in the stadium or meeting up with friends at one of the beach clubs near the river Elbe.
But it is not only just a pleasant lifestyle that attracts students from Germany and abroad: There are many businesses and agencies that are looking for new talent.