The Location's Advantages

Educational location for ideal opportunities and strong knowledge transfer
The great number of local educational and research institutions provides ideal opportunities – for both enterprises and employees. With more than 7,000 students, Heilbronn University is the region’s largest university of applied sciences and a partner to a multitude of local companies.

Simply unbeatable: Excellent location in the centre of European economic power
Relative to its population, the economic region of Heilbronn-Franken is among the leading rural districts and cities with the most global market leaders in the Germany. The great number of successful enterprises from various industry sectors along attests to region’s excellent structural and economic framework conditions.

High quality of life and superior recreational value

In the midst of an impressive natural landscape with vibrant culture, history and way of life, the Heilbronn-Franken region stands for exceedingly high quality of life as well as health and safety standards. With excellent connection to the metropolises of Stuttgart, Karlsruhe and Mannheim, Heilbronn offers a high recreational value with all amenities of a modern big city.


Key facts about the economic region of Heilbronn-Franken:

  • Highest density of global market leaders in Germany
  • The region is located in the centre of European economic power
  • Knowledge transfer between universities and local enterprises
  • One of the most dynamic regions in Germany
  • Extraordinary population growth
  • General orientation and strength of the region: nature, culture and technology