Ostwuerttemberg Region …as a location of education

Region for Talents and Patents…

Bildungsstandort OstwürttembergCreativity and innovation are the strengths of Ostwuerttemberg (East Wuerttemberg).  The fertile ground for talents and patents in Ostwuerttemberg exists thanks to a diverse system of higher education, a broad spectrum of research institutions and a multitude of research transfer centers that link research with real-world experience.  A little less than 10,000 students are divided between the four universities and the two distance education study centers in Ostwuerttemberg.  In addition, there are more than 20 knowledge-transfer centers affiliated with the Steinbeis Foundation.  As a substantial part of Ostwuerttemberg’s educational system, research and the transfer of knowledge into the business world are essential to its innovative power.