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Thuringia has become one of the most dynamic regions with the highest growth rates. By high flexibility and innovation, small and medium-sized companies access quickly to new market developments and offer high emloyment security for their employees. Thuringia is now considered as top location in the center of Europe. Life in Thuringia contributes to the feeling of well-being: Rich in quality of life, culturally diverse, family-friendly and modern.




16,202.41 km²


2,151,205 inhabitants

Important industries

  • Mechanical engineering
  • Metalworking industry
  • Manufacture of electronic and optical instruments and tools
  • Manufacture of motor vehicles and vehicle parts
  • Healthcare and social care
  • Medical devices industry
  • Creative industry
  • Biotechnology
  • Micro- and nanotechnology
  • Manufacture and installation of devices for using renewable energies (Greentech)

Information on the state

Discover Thuringia 
Are you unsure of what to do in your spare time? Thuringia’s tourism website will provide the answers (German, English, Dutch, French, Danish)

That's Thuringia
Website with information on careers and living in Thuringia (German)

Thuringian Market and Technology in Thuringia
“Market Champions” presents a selection of high-performing companies: market and technology leaders that offer impressive products and services in Germany, Europe or worldwide (German, English)

Welcome Services for immigrants

IQ Landesnetzwerk Thüringen
Points of initial contact for having your foreign professional qualifications recognised (German)

Online platform with various information for migrants, refugees, employers and workers (German, English, French, Arabic, Persian)

Thuringian Agency for recruitment of qualified professionals (ThAFF)
Thuringian Agency for recruitment of qualified professionals (ThAFF) is the interlocutor for all those who plan their professional and private future in Thuringia (German, English)


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