Hamburg is a green city located in close proximity to the sea. The metropolis offers plenty of things to do in your free time, including a variety of cultural activities. Its international flair and comparatively young population from all around the world make it a very pleasant place to be. Hamburg prides itself on its economic performance, above-average levels of income and its high level of education. The larger metropolitan region of Hamburg includes parts of the adjacent states of Schleswig-Holstein, Mecklenburg-West Pomerania and Lower Saxony and is home to 500,000 companies with around 1.9 million jobs.
Second largest port in Europe
Maritime industry, such as specialised shipbuilding, shipbuilding suppliers, marine and offshore engineering
Civil aviation industry
Media and IT, e.g. games industry
Life Sciences – research and production location for medical technology, biotechnology and pharmaceutical industries
Hamburg's port is considered the gateway to the world: ships from all around the globe find their way to the Hanseatic city.