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Saxony is an excellent location for international companies and has developed rapidly in the last couple of years. This may be due to its attractive position between Western and Eastern Europe, as well as to its population’s affinity with all matters technical: Saxony boasts the highest number of students who graduate with degrees in engineering, manufacturing and construction each year.




18.449,39 km²


4,084,851 inhabitants

Important industries

  • Mechanical and plant engineering
  • Automotive industry
  • Information and Communications Technology(ICT)/microelectronics
  • Environmental engineering and energymanagement

 Information on the state
Comprehensive information about Saxony, including facts and figures for newcomers and lists of things to see and do (German, English, French, Polish, Czech) 

Advertising campaign for the Free State of Saxony (German, English) 

Welcome Services for immigrants

Zuwanderung für Sachsen
Information for immigrants (German, English)

Recognition authority and advisory centre
Point of initial contact for having your foreign professional qualifications recognised (German)

Stellenmarkt Sachsen
Job vacancies and vocational training available in Saxony (German)

Invest in Saxony
Facts and figures about Saxony as a business location (German, English, Spanisch, French)

Welcome Center in Dresden
Information on living and working in Dresden (German, English)


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