Placed on the north-eastern part of Germany, on the River Spree, Berlin is one of the most historic and recognised cities in the world. Previously known as ‘The Grey City’, Berlin has managed to shed of its Cold War-era feel and instead reinvent itself into a wonderfully vibrant metropolis. With a population of just 3,3 million people, the city has the charm and laid-back feel of a global village, with all the comforts and highlights of an international capital.
Due to its significant historic legacy and wide cultural imposition, Berlin is most often associated with its vast range of museums, architectural landmarks and artistic community. However, it is also one of the most important transportation hubs and dynamic economic regions in Europe, hosting employers like Amazon, J.P. Morgan, King, eBay Inc., Uber, E.ON, Management Events, Zalando S.E., Ubisoft, Salling Group, Hilti, LEGO, The Dow Chemical Company, Rocket Internet GmbH, PWC International, Schneider Electric, Deutsche Börse, Novartis, CGI, Cisco Systems, Oracle, Expedia, Bertelsmann, General Electric, GE Healthcare, Telefonica , Siemens, Deutsche Bank, MARSH AB, EF Education First, Alstom, TUI Group, BASF, wooga, Rambøll, Nike, Coca-Cola, Airbnb, Vestas Wind Systems, Danone, SAP, Deliveroo, Tommy Hilfiger, Porsche, Hyatt Hotels Corporation, IBERDROLA, Pfizer, ASSA ABLOY, IBM, Klarna Bank AB & Daimler. Berlin’s most prominent industries include IT, pharmaceuticals, biotech, electronics, engineering and services. The most established business districts can be found in the areas of West Kurfürstendamm, Alexanderplatz and Potsdamer Platz, and form prime locations for students and graduates to apply their professional skills in a flexible and competitive working environment.
Looking beyond the above, Berlin also offers applicants an urban setting with intriguing opportunities in a constant state of flux. With glorious highlights like the Brandenburg Gate, Checkpoint Charlie and the Berliner Dom etc., an intoxicating nightlife and a widely varied cuisine, it is no coincidence that Berlin is identified as one of the most attractive and exciting tourist destinations in Europe.