Heilbronn University of Applied Sciences

Destination Heilbronn

Heilbronn: A city for students


Heilbronn is a vibrant regional centre in the south of Germany. It enjoys a diverse cultural scene including concerts, theatre, cinema, literature readings, art exhibitions, and other

Cultural events


Heilbronn city centre, with its newly designed pedestrian precinct, offers a great opportunity to enjoy leisurely walks and shopping expeditions. A large number of cafés, beer gardens, pubs and excellent restaurants invites visitors and locals to relax and enjoy their culinary delights.

Active students find a large number of clubs where they can pursue their favourite


Public parks and promenades along the river Neckar are ideally suited for walking, cycling and inline skating. Students can also keep fit in public swimming pools, on ice rinks and in climbing halls.


In other words, the name of Heilbronn stands for quality of life. Forests, vineyards and parks are characteristic of the town and its surroundings. Heilbronn is famous for its outstanding wines which can be sampled by visitors and locals alike in cosy rural wine taverns and at the annual local wine festivals.

Heilbronn has excellent rail and motorway connections providing swift access to the major cities of the area. Students also benefit from a low-cost regional travel card which covers the university’s four campuses and the greater Heilbronn area.


Heilbronn forms part of Franconia, a German region which is steeped in history and cultural traditions.

The economic significance of Heilbronn-Franconia is impressive too. Local enterprises have produced many global brand leaders and export their innovative products to over 80 countries. Companies such as Audi, Bausparkasse Schwäbisch Hall, Berner, Bechtle, Bosch, Bürkert, ebm papst, Lidl & Schwarz, Mustang, Optima Stahl, Würth and Ziehl-Abegg, which have conquered the world’s markets, have their roots in this region.

This inspiring entrepreneurial network maintained and fostered by Heilbronn University of Applied Sciences, provides students and graduates with exciting international employment opportunties and career paths.

Baden-Wurttemberg: A region to live

Further information about the south of Germany and the federal state Baden-Württemberg you will find here.