Welcome to Baden-Württemberg

This attractive state in the southwest of Germany attracts highly skilled people and companies from a broad range of disciplines and regions and demonstrates its integrative strength. This is particularly important for companies that depend on well-trained staff, an excellent infrastructure and cooperative economic development opportunities. There is a great deal happening here, giving cause for the editors to publish a fully updated and supplemented new edition of the Investment Guide of Baden-Württemberg.

The Investment Guide shows a broad, but at the same time concentrated, profile of a state that has distinguished itself in a great many fields with its outstanding performance and well-targeted economic development and is also a very attractive place to live. A compass for all business travellers in Baden-Württemberg.

Come and visit us. We look forward to seeing you!

Facts and figures about Baden-Württemberg (2021)

35.748 km2 of land area
(10% of Germany)

11 million inhabitants
(approx. 13% of Germany's population) 

Largest cities:
Stuttgart - Karlsruhe - Mannheim - Freiburg - Heidelberg - Ulm - Heilbronn - Pforzheim - Reutlingen 

EUR 536 billion Gross Domestic Product 
(approx. 15 % of the total generates in Germany) 

EUR 222 billion export volume

EUR 30.3 billion for research and development

Selected global players from Baden-Württemberg

Investment Guide

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Investment Guide (7 MB)