If we look at a map of the world, Baden-Württemberg doesn’t look all that large. Nevertheless, this southern German state has succeeded in gaining international attention, as the leading location for countless global companies. Its nickname is Germany's Silicon Valley.
The export-oriented economy of Baden-Württemberg invests primarily in research, development, and innovation. The German state is a leader in the automotive, mechanical engineering, and electrical engineering fields. A highly efficient network of global players, small and mid-sized market leaders, closely tied to research centres and an outstanding culture of service, creates a dynamic economy that benefits everyone involved.
In addition, Baden-Württemberg has the lowest unemployment rate of any German federal state, making it an ideal place to launch your own career. For a full overview of why you should study in Baden-Württemberg, which universities the region offers, and where you can find further contact persons, please see the Study Guide.