Live and work

Great Place to live and work

Urbanitaet Lebensqualitaet

A balanced mix of tradition and innovation, urban culture and intact nature make Nuremberg an ideal place to live and work. Here, a half-million inhabitants enjoy a high quality of life with all the benefits of a modern, cosmopolitan city. From its vast array of recreational activities and its exciting cultural life, Nuremberg offers something for everyone throughout the year. And not only for tourists, who visit the city in ever-increasing numbers. Compared to other large cities, Nuremberg offers superior environmental quality. Whether it is the original Nuremberg Bratwurst, five-star Franconian cuisine or organic vegetables grown in urban gardens – the balance you find in Nuremberg appeals to every taste.

  • Cost of living The cost of living in Nuremberg is comparatively low.
  • Leisure The green belt and river meadows through the middle of the city or the spacious parks and lakes offer ideal opportunities or relaxation. 500 sports clubs in the conurbation provide an attractive leisure program. Whether grand opera or minor arts and cabaret, gallery visit or museum tour – the active art and cultural scene in Nuremberg is a constant source of new surprises and inspiration. Thanks to many creative and osmopolitan restaurateurs, there is probably no region in the world that is not represented on the culinary scene in Nuremberg.
  • Education Nuremberg offers a full range of educational facilities based on the Bavarian school system, which is one of the best systems in Germany. These include schools, training institutions, the Friedrich Alexander University Erlangen-Nuremberg, the Georg Simon Ohm University of Applied Sciences and the Protestant University College, which train young people at a high standard.
  • Safety A comparison of cities with more than 300,000 inhabitants shows that Nuremberg is one of the safest of the large German cities.

Fairs, Congress and Tourism

Looking for a city with a congenial atmosphere that links the pleasures of work and play in a relaxing fashion? Need a quickly accessible event venue with attractive hotels and a varied cultural program? Then Nuremberg is the right place for you.

A picturesque Old Town and, not least, an irresistible gastronomic selection characterize the lively metropolis with over 535,000 inhabitants. Good transport connections, attractive congress facilities and hotels, and an ideal environment for supporting programs are the hallmarks of the Nuremberg congress location.

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Tourism in Nuremberg

Nuremberg invites you to take a stroll and discover new facets of city life. The various historic monuments, such as the castle, churches and patricians’ houses in the heart of the old town, are only one aspect, others are the active cultural scene and the varied selection of pubs and bars. The Franconian metropolis has many faces: sometimes peaceful and romantic, then again dynamic and really up to date – Nuremberg offers a variety of possibilities for every taste and interest.

The Nuremberg Exhibition venue

Nuremberg enjoys a high international reputation as an exhibition and congress venue. The Nuremberg Exhibition Center with 180,000 m² of display area ranks among the 15 largest exhibition venues in the world and the spectrum of exhibitions in Nuremberg is broad.

Congress and conference facilities in Nuremberg

Nuremberg has a large choice of congress and conference facilities – from rooms in historical buildings and small conference rooms to large lecture halls like Meistersingerhalle or the NCC NürnbergConvention Center of NürnbergMesse. The NCC is designed for congresses, conferences and events of all kinds with a total capacity of over 12,000 participants.


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