Discover the Karlsruhe TechnologyRegion!
Nestling in an unique natural landscape between the Black Forest, the River Rhine, the Palatinate, and Alsace, you will find the sunniest region in Germany, an ideal living and working environment, with an optimal infrastructure, excellent shopping opportunities, and a rich and diverse range of cultural and leisure activities for the whole family. read more
Finding a job
Are you looking for a job in the TRK? Here is an overview of the main information and relevant addresses regarding job opportunities in the region.
Administrative Steps in the TRK
Are you new to the TRK? We give you a concise overview over the first administrative steps before and after arrival in the TRK.
German Language Courses
You are looking for a German language course? There are many possibilities to improve your German in the TRK - for your job, yourself or as part of an integration course.
Economy and Business Location
In economic terms, the TRK is one of the strongest regions in Europe. Find out more about the main facts, figures and locational advantages of our region.
TRK's Image Film
Nestling in a wonderful natural landscape in South West Germany between the Black Forest, the Rhine and Alsace, this is the sunniest region in Germany. It’s a place where business, top-level research and science rub shoulders with culture and lifestyle in a very special way.
Powerful Global Players
Daimler AG, Bosch, 1&1, dm, EnBW, Michelin, L'Oreal, Siemens, and many others – First-class products from Karlsruhe TechnologyRegion are sold world-wide!
High Potential SMEs
Many of our SMEs are giants in their markets – innovative medium-sized companies that are specialists in their market niche are one of the key strengths in our region!
ICT Hotspot in Europe
Karlsruhe TechnologyRegion ranks number four in the EU's top 10 ICT poles of excellence!
Leading Research & Development Region
Leading Research & DeveNanotechnology, automotive engineering, microsystems, energy technology and much more – Karlsruhe TechnologyRegion is one of the most innovative regions in Europe!
Top Universities & Colleges
Excellent educational and research institutes make Karlsruhe TechnologyRegion a think-tank with a practical focus! Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT) and Karlsruhe University of Applied Sciences are regularly amongst the top in rankings for the best German universities.
International Childcare & Schools
Karlsruhe TechnologyRegion offers a wide range of excellent childcare services and schools – including options for international families! The European School Karlsruhe will give your children a head start on the global stage with a multilingual, intercultural education – from kindergarten to the European baccalaureate.
Rich Culture & Mediterranean Lifestyle
A near-Mediterranean climate, charming countryside and a rich cultural life – all these contribute to the cultural landscape in Karlsruhe TechnologyRegion. And of course, there is the typical sincerity and friendliness of our people.
Services for new residents
Great welcome offers for new residents: you’ll get a New Resident’s Voucher Book and you can get the CIK-club New Resident’s Card at a special introductory price.
The mayor Dr Frank Mentrup, chair of the supervisory board of the Karlsruhe TechnologyRegion, warmly welcomes you to the TRK!
The IBZ invites you to the welcome café, accommodates various cultural associations, and offers interesting events as well as language courses.