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Rottenburg am Neckar

Expatrio 2024-02-15


A picturesque town on the banks of the river Neckar

Rottenburg am Neckar, also known as simply Rottenburg, is located in the state of Baden-Württemberg in the south of Germany. The name of the town is believed to have been derived from a word meaning destroyed, due to the Roman ruins found during settlement in the Middle Ages. Gothic and Baroque architecture can be seen in the cathedral, fountains, and other buildings throughout the town.


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Pubs and Restaurants




This mid-sized town has a population of around 44,436 people. There are two universities which specialize in forestry and church music, respectively, with a total of more than 1,100 students. Around 50 pubs, cafes, and restaurants provide plenty of options for socializing around town. Nine museums display information, art, and artifacts related to the area, the World War II, and more.


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Studying and Working in Rottenburg am Neckar

At the University of Applied Forest Sciences Rottenburg, students can gain degrees in a number of subjects, including forest management, renewable energies, and water resource management. The Catholic College of Sacred Music offers music training and degrees in church music. A range of clubs, sights, and social venues are popular with students in Rottenburg.

Business parks are being developed in and around Rottenburg to encourage more business in the area. Companies in the parks include those in the hospitality, wholesale, and retail industries. Many residents also easily commute the 50km to Stuttgart for work.


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