The Location

Cottbus – City of Business

  • Home to many large corporations such as Vattenfall Europe Mining & Generation, envia Central German Energy AG, DB Vehicle Maintenance and strong partners in the small and medium business sectors
  • Qualified workforce and trade school Institutions
  • Location of many national and state authorities such as the State Office for Mining, Geology and Natural Resources

Cottbus – City of Science and Education

  • Brandenburg Technical University Cottbus-Senftenberg - the only technical university in Brandenburg, international degree courses
  • Cooperation of the BTU Cottbus-Senftenberg with the Technical University Berlin, Technical University Dresden, University of Applied Sciences Wildau and the University of Zielona Góra
  • Day-care centres and basic school net, educational institutions with specializations and scholarship system (mathematic-natural science)

Cottbus – City of Trade fairs, Conventions and Services

  • Germany’s TOP-50 location offers a wide breadth of locations for business, scientific and cultural events
  • Complete range of commerce and service offerings for businesses and citizens of the Lusatia area

Cottbus – City of Health and Recreation

  • Carl-Thiem-Klinikum - leading hospital in Brandenburg, cooper-ation with the Cottbus Sana-Heart Centre and the Charité Berlin
  • Leisure time as a member of a club - recreation outdoors: from the door to the Spree forest and the “Carnival Stronghold of the East” to the Spreeauenpark, there is a leisure time activity to satisfy every taste

Cottbus – City of Culture and Sport

  • The cultural offerings include the Cottbus State Theatre and the oldest movie theatre in Germany, the Prince Pückler Museum with its park as well as Cottbus’ newest art museum, the Dieselkraftwerk
  • Olympic base and Olympic medals – Cottbus, as a city of sports, is known particularly for the FC Energie Football Club