Living and working in Germany: an overview
The IHK Ulm region is known as the second fastest growing region in Germany, which is particularly evident in the 77% increase in econimic output between 2000 and 2017, with the rural area of the district of Biberach driving this dynamic regional development with a 110% increase in gross domestiv product. Likewise the district of the city of Ulm and the district of Alb-Donau ahow above-average results in all economic sectors.
The Ulm/Oberschwaben region is not known just for its “Maultaschen” (similar to ravioli) and the highest church tower in the world, but also for a hardworking philosophy of life – locals are said to “Schaffa, schaffa Häusle baua” (work hard, work hard, build a little house) – and a flourishing economy.
In Ulm you can explore the old town walls alongside the Danube, visit the Minster to scale the highest church tower in the world, or amble through the fishermen’s quarter and experience the charm of the old town. In the area around Ulm or in Biberach you will find countless castles and palaces, or the Blautopf spring in Blaubeuren, which is renowned for its colour. From colourful hiking tours and caves with Stone Age treasures to the unique Schiefes Haus and more, our region has a great deal to offer.