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Biberach an der Riß

Expatrio 2024-02-15
Blumenkästen an einem Fachwerkhaus in Biberach


A quaint historic town and busy industrial center

Biberach an der Riß is located in the Baden-Württemberg state in the south of Germany. The town is the capital of the Biberach district. The river Riss runs through the town past historic buildings with prominent terracotta rooftops. Quaint 18th-century architecture can be seen in public buildings, including the Wieland-Museum and the Church of St. Martin.

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Biberach an der Riß has a relatively small population at 33,500, with residents from around 100 other countries. It is an industrial center which provides employment for 27,900 people in some 2,500 companies. There is one university, the Biberach University of Applied Sciences, that has around 2,300 students.

Studying and Working in Biberach an der Riß

The highly-ranked Biberach University of Applied Sciences has degree courses in a number of fields, including Pharmaceutical Biotechnology, Architecture, and Civil Engineering. The university runs research projects in coordination with local companies. Students enjoy a low cost of living and plenty of entertainment, sports, and festivals within walking distance.

Biberach an der Riß has the lowest unemployment rate in Germany and a large number of jobs for its size. With highly-skilled workers and excellent transport links, the town attracts many German and international companies. As part of the BioRegionUlm, Biberach an der Riß is has been successful in biotechnology research and development.

Marktplatz in Biberach an der Riß

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Blumenkästen an einem Fachwerkhaus in Biberach

Biberach an der Riß

A quaint historic town and busy industrial center Biberach an der Riß is located in the Baden-Württemberg state in the south of Germany. The town is...