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Get to Know Mannheim and the Region

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The "City of Squares" Mannheim is the economical, scientific and cultural center of the European Rhine-Neckar Metropolitan Region and offers an attractive environment to you with outstanding education and sports facilities along with a manifold and diversified leisure and cultural program, which guarantee a high urban quality of life. A characteristic is the unique latticed road system of the inner city, the so called Squares.

The city grew in the 19th century to a trade and industrial metropolis. Today it represents as modern service industry city the center of the Rhine-Neckar Metropolitan Region. Mannheim has always attracted immigrants from all over Europe and the world – cosmopolitanism, cultural diversity and religious tolerance are important until today for the city, in which people from over 170 nations live together.

The Rhine-Neckar Metropolitan Region is the 7th biggest urban agglomeration and one of the most important business locations of Germany.

Discover more about Mannheim and the places of interest

Title image: Stadtmarketing Mannheim GmbH, Photographer: Achim Mende; Image: Stadtmarketing Mannheim GmbH | © Stadtmarketing Mannheim GmbH

International applicants will find first information about entry, stay and work on the website of the Welcome Center Rhein-Neckar.


Newcomers Guide
- Welcome to the Rhine-Neckar Metropolitan Region

The publication takes newcomers step-by-step through the process of adjusting to life in the region.