Welcome to the Stuttgart region

The Stuttgart region is one of the most innovative business locations in Europe and home to 2,8 million people from around 180 nations. They are all an enrichment for the economy, research and culture in the entire region. Become part of this dynamic community and develop your potential here.

Engineers in the automotive, vehicle construction and mobility sectors © Unsplash – This is Engineering

Jobs in the Stuttgart region

In the Stuttgart region, skilled workers can expect excellent professional prospects: world-famous large companies, successful hidden champions and innovative startups from the mechanical engineering, automotive, IT and creative industries and offer first-class working conditions and development opportunities.

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Arrive in the Stuttgart region

To make it as easy as possible for international skilled workers to arrive in a foreign city and a new job, there is the Stuttgart Region Welcome Service. It is the central contact point and advises new citizens in the Stuttgart region, for example on topics such as learning German, looking for a job, recognizing foreign school and professional qualifications, and residency.

Advice situation Welcome Center Stuttgart © MARTINLORENZ.NET

Welcome Service Region Stuttgart

Contact person for international specialists, students and families for all questions about living and working in the Stuttgart region.


Living in the Stuttgart region

The Stuttgart region is characterized by a particularly high quality of life and offers a wide range of leisure opportunities, from cultural events to outdoor activities in the picturesque surrounding area. The excellent infrastructure and the wide range of educational opportunities make the region particularly attractive for families.

Art & Culture

©Stuttgart Marketing GmbH – Werner Dieterich

Those interested in art and culture will hardly be bored, the range of museums alone is so large. The theater and music offerings are at least as impressive, from opera, ballet and drama to electro and hip-hop.

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Sport & exercise

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Whether cheering together for your favorite club or jogging through forests and meadows:
The diverse sports options in the Stuttgart region not only keep you fit, but also lift your spirits.

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Enjoyable landscape

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The Stuttgart region is embedded in magnificent landscapes that tempt you to enjoy:
Vineyards extend into the city centers and at the foot of the Swabian Alb lies one of the largest orchard landscapes in Europe.

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Each of the 179 municipalities in the Stuttgart region
has its own identity. Where would you most like to live?

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