• Berlin


Facts and Figures




3,8 million


892 km2

Educational institutions

Humboldt University
Freie Universität Berlin
University of the Arts (UdK)
Kunsthochschule Weissensee
CODE University of Applied Sciences
HTW Berlin
RH University of Applied Sciences

Berlin, a city pulsating with history, creativity, and resilience, stands as a unique tapestry of contrasts. From the remnants of the Berlin Wall to the futuristic architecture in the city centre, it seamlessly blends its rich past with a forward-thinking spirit. Diverse neighborhoods exude distinctive vibes, from the bohemian allure of Kreuzberg to the avant-garde atmosphere of Charlottenburg.

Berlin’s artistic heartbeat is undeniable, with countless galleries, street art, and the iconic East Side Gallery breathing life into its streets. The city’s nightlife, legendary and boundless, has earned it a global reputation as a clubbing capital. Meanwhile, green oases like Tiergarten offer solace amidst the urban hustle. 

Berlin’s spirit of innovation is evident in its tech hubs and vital startup scene that is attracting more and more international talent.The city has reinvented itself over the years as have the creative industries which have now become a driving force for the city’s economy. A total revenue of close to 22 billion EUR and over 30.000 creative businesses are a testament to that development.

Berlin stands for inclusivity: Berlin Fashion Week aims to provide a platform especially to young and emerging designers and has managed to establish itself as a relevant place for new fashion within Europe. As Berlin continues to thrive at the intersection of technology and creativity, digital design has become more and more important and UX/UI designers emerge as essential contributors to the knowledge-driven businesses in the city. But also from a public perspective, design is taking on a more serious role: The CityLab is experimenting with more user-friendly applications for Berlin’s citizens and placing service design at the heart public administration.

A city that witnessed both turmoil and triumph, Berlin encapsulates resilience, always looking forward and never looking back.

Discover Berlin

Berlin Fashion Week AW 25

From July 1 to 4, Berlin Fashion Week showcased remarkable talent, attracting nearly 28,500 guests to 35 shows and various events. Under the motto “The…

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DMY International Design Festival Berlin 2016

With the motto Odyssey 2016, the DMY International Design Festival Berlin will open its doors from June 2 – June 5, 2016 at Kraftwerk Berlin.

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Typo Berlin

Designers stage dialogues. Whether it be the dialogue between app and user, between website and visitor, between a car and its driver, or between a…

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Fashion Tech Konferenz

#FASHIONTECH BERLIN is the platform for all the uprising ideas and business models that influence the way fashion is designed, produced, distributed, marketed and sold.

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Der Berliner Mode Salon

The BERLINER MODE SALON will be hosting presentations, catwalk shows and the first BMS showroom at the Crown Prince’s Palace (Kronprinzenpalais) between 19 and 21…

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Berlin Fashion Week

Twice a year, Berlin becomes the centre stage for the international fashion and lifestyle industry. During the Berlin Fashion Week, fashion experts, buyers, trade visitors…

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DMY – International Design Festival Berlin

The motto of the 13th Edition of the DMY International Design Festival Berlin is "Back to the Future". This implies a step "back to the…

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