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Würzburg von oben


Young people and sunny days in this Bavarian city

Located by the river Main and in the northern part of Bavaria, Würzburg is considered to be in the middle of Germany. The city is known for being one of the sunniest in the country allowing residents and tourists to enjoy the green outdoors, where you will also be able to see historical buildings. One of the highlights of the city is the Residenz, a Baroque palace considered to be one of the most important of its kind in Europe and listed as a UNESCO World Heritage.

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Although Würzburg’s history dates back to 1000 BC when Celtics built a fortress on top of Marienberg, the city was officially founded in 742 as the bishopric of Würzburg. Today, Würzburg is home to about 128,000 people, being 30,000 young students and 32,000 residents over 60 years old. Würzburg is proud of being an "old young city", as it is one of the youngest cities in Germany with an average age of 41 years old.


Studying and Working in Würzburg

Würzburg is an international city with the highest proportion of young people between 18 and 30 years old. Add this to the fact that one in every five people in Würzburg is a student and you will have a great study location. The city is also home to the third largest university in Bavaria: the University of Applied Sciences Würzburg-Schweinfurt (FHWS). Würzburg has a great offer of study programs in medicine and natural sciences fields as well as innovative courses, such as Digital Humanities and Nanostructural Engineering.

As for the job market, Würzburg is considered to be the second largest service center in Bavaria. Apart from commerce, companies in the city are focused on technology, health and environmental fields. Würzburg also invests in innovation and technology with two centers dedicated to those subjects.

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