EWG – Essen Economic Development Agency:
For Essen, for companies, for you
Essen is one of the largest cities in Germany with a population of approximately 590,000. The city is also a strong business location in the heart of the Ruhr metropolis – one of the largest metropolitan areas in Europe with a population of 5.1 million.
Essen offers excellent conditions for business and investment and is a top business location with nine of the 100 highest turnover companies in Germany, high performing and internationally-oriented mid-range businesses and innovative start-ups. The central location guarantees the proximity to high-performance suppliers and customers, as well as, the availability of skilled workers. Essen is not just a business, service and trade center. Essen is also a university city, was the European Capital of Culture in 2010 and the European Green Capital in 2017 and still much more. In a nutshell: Essen is a metropolis with many qualities and the right location for your business commitment.