Lübeck: business development corp


The Hanseatic City of Lübeck is the growing industrial and service center in Germany's Northern state Schleswig-Holstein. More than 212.000 inhabitants and 11 of the largest companies in Schleswig-Holstein call Lübeck their home.


Lübeck is the largest German harbour on the Baltic Sea. A look behind these figures reveals a business location which offers high standards of living and a world class scientific community. One can reach Lübeck quickly and comfortably with the Intercity train or the Autobahn from all directions. The airport of lübeck offers direct flights to  Alicante, Barcelona (Girona), Danzig, Dublin, Edinburgh, Faro, Kiew, London (Stansted), Mailand (Bergamo), Palma de Mallorca, Pisa and Stockholm (Skavsta).


A full-time working population of roughly 80.000 help Lübeck play a pivotal role in the Baltic Sea area. More than 7.500 students at Lübecks four universities and more than 1.000.000 overnight stays underline the city's importance as well as its attractiveness and quality of life.


Lübecks future is built on rich Hanseatic tradtion - the city was already head of the famous North European business league centuries ago. Today and in the future the seaport is the ideal business location for companies looking to expand their markets in Central Europe as well as for those who have already settled here.


The attractiveness of Lübeck is also recognised by its surrounding communities. For more than 600.000 inhabitants Lübeck is the urban centre - at the same time Hamburg, one of Germany's largest cities is only half an hour`s drive away. Within a radius of 250 km, companies located in Lübeck are able to reach more than 26 million consumers.