Welcome to the town of Richard Wagner
Every summer the Festspielhaus that symbolizes Bayreuth draws the eyes of the world to this Upper Franconian town, but Bayreuth conceals many other cultural highlights, all of which reward a visit. Quite apart from its Wagnerian associations, Bayreuth is also a modern business centre, a
IN THE FOOTSTEPS OF GREAT COMPOSERS AND POETS
Although Bayreuth is associated above all with Wagner's immortal music
The local writer Jean Paul was famous for his idiosyncratic
MAGNIFICENT RELICS OF BAYREUTH'S PAST AS A ROYAL RESIDENCE
CULTURE WHEREVER YOU TURN
ENJOYMENT IN BODY AND SOUL
BREATHE DEEPLY AND RELAX
DYNAMIC CENTRE OF BUSINESS AND ACADEMICS
Bayreuth is one oft he biggest centres of excellence around the region with its about 73.000 inhabitants and 43.000 employees mandatory to social insurance contributions.
Numerous public authorities, associations and organisations are situated here and make Bayreuth’s essential service function in the region.
Moreover, Bayreuth enjoys a good reputation worldwide, regarding its position as business and academic location. Innovative and international enterprises, good transport connections and an outstanding infrastructure, top performance in research and development as well as well trained staff are among the advantages of Bayreuth as economic sector.
Area of competence: New Materials
Bayreuth has outstanding competence in the field of „Neue Materialien“. This core competence is consequently strengthened by a close cooperation between the state of Bavaria, Bayreuth university and the city council of Bayreuth. So, for instance, two Fraunhofer institutes are currently being established (Fraunhofer projectgroup process innovation and the Fraunhofer centre “Hochtemperatur-Leichtbau” (HTL). At the campus of the university the centre of Technologie Allianz Oberfranken (TAO) is build up. They all contribute to the already well developed research landscape of Bayreuth, e.g. “Neue Materialien GmbH”. Located companies across all industries can work on innovative solutions in a close dialogue with the above mentioned and by means of that score against competitors.
Area of competence: Logistics
Another area of competence of Bayreuth is logistics. The logistic sector is considered to be one of the strongest growing industries in the future. Due to its centrality, its proximity to markets and its extraordinary transport connections, Bayreuth offers ideal local conditions to this branch. Bayreuth is partner of the logistic cooperation for the Nuremberg Metropolitan Region.
Area of Competence: Health care industry
Owing to its infrastructure and the level of its medical services the city of Bayreuth is among the most important centres of health care all over Northern Bavaria. Five highly qualified hospitals are situated all over the city. The hospitals “Klinikum Bayreuth” and “Hohe Warte” together guarantee the highest level of medical care. Thanks to permanent investments in equipment, and innovations regarding medical treatments as well as the cooperation of healthcare providers, the quality label „Gesundheitsregion Bayern“ (Healthcare region Bavaria) was awarded to Bayreuth in 2012.
University of Bayreuth: motor of innoavation
A very essential impulse of innovation in Bayreuth is its university. With its priorities in economies/law and applied natural sciences, Bayreuth university ranges among the most successful universities all over Germany and belongs to the top of new universities worldwide. Regarding scientific know how, interdisciplinary research and cooperation with the economy promote the transfer of knowledge and technology into practice.