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New Live Talk Show with Tasting

In a very special talk and event format, international restaurateurs of Ulm invite you to their restaurants to spoil you not only with their excellent cuisine, but also with stories from their lives, surprising facts about their...



Where is the best place to live? To answer this question, the German public broadcaster, ZDF, placed the whole of Germany under the microscope; cities, countryside, west, and east. Ulm has been ranked 10, with positive results...


Ulm ... let's face it

For several weeks, the poster campaign "When I think of Ulm", orchestrated by the International City Coordination Office and its partner institutions, has lined the city streets. The colourful posters have short, striking slogans...


International Danube Festival 2018

10 days - 10 countries - a unique festival of encounters


Twinkling lights and festive aromas

Over the next few days and weeks, atmospheric Christmas markets throughout the region will open their doors. Around the festively decorated Christmas booths, is a whole range of additional events. Classical and medieval Christmas...


International Day at Museum Ulm

On Sunday, October 15, 2017 from 2.30 pm to 5 pm, the Museum Ulm - together with the Forum Migration Ulm and the Coordination Center Internationale Stadt Ulm - invites to the "International Day" with multilingual tours through...


Diversity combines: Days of Encounter 2017

It's that time of year again: Days of Encounter 2017 in Ulm and Neu-Ulm! Within the framework of the nationwide intercultural week, under the mayors' of Ulm and Neu-Ulm patronage and in cooperation with the City of Neu-Ulm and...


Multifaceted Cultural Programme and Free Public Transport

The 17th Kulturnacht (Culture Night) in Ulm and Neu-Ulm will take place on Saturday 16th September 2017. From noon until late into the night, different cultural organisations will offer a multifaceted cultural programme for every...


New language courses tailored to the working world

New language courses tailored to the working world and which include intercultural training will commence in the Autumn at the Ulm Volkshochschule.


Three Million Euro for Broadband Expansion in Alb-Donau Region

Minister for Digitalization, Thomas Strobl has announced considerable investment in the broadband provision in the Alb-Donau region. In total, 17 communities will benefit from these broadband projects, in which the backbone...


Success! Six caves of the Ach and Lone valleys awarded UNESCO World Cultural Heritage Site status

The six caves containing ice age art in the Ach and Lone valleys (Alb- Donau- Kreis/Landkreis Heidenheim) have been awarded World Heritage Site status, on Sunday 9th July 2017, at the UNESCO World Heritage Commission in Krakow....


Summer Stage at the Blautopf: Jazz, Cabaret and local music

The Summer Stage at the Blautopf attracts more than 10,000 visitors every year, establishing itself as a cultural institution. Famous and prominent artists from the region, from Germany, and from around the world are inspired by...


Germany´s longest tent festival begins in May

From May 24th to July 8th, 2017, the Friedrichsau area of Ulm will be transformed into to an extraordinary festival location. Rock, pop, indie, soul, hip-hop, jazz, world music, cabaret, comedy and variety performers will offer a...



One of the highlights of the University of Ulm’s Anniversary Year are the `ULM LECTURES´ by globally renowned researchers.


Spring brings a positive mood to the labour market

As of February 2017, the labour market is looking in good condition. The employment agency for the region of Ulm calculated that the number of unemployed people fell by 250 to 9,200. This led to a reduction of 0.1 per cent in the...


The Charivari Meeting Point to offer international class events

For 29 years, the Charivari Meeting Point at the Prittwitz Street Fortifications in Ulm has made a name for itself as a top music venue. Regularly throughout the year, the ‘Blues Days’ take place at this beautiful location. Even...


Regional – International: Study & Work in Ulm

“Regional – International: Study & Work in Ulm“ (RISWU) is a joint project of Ulm and Neu-Ulm Universities of Applied Sciences and Ulm University in collaboration with various regional partners. A winter term 2016/17 programme of...


Women’s Academy Ulm: New Course Programme in English

Starting in spring 2016, the Women’s Academy Ulm has expanded its course programme including seminars in English. The aim is to help women who have recently arrived in the Ulm region to start their integration in the new...


Encounter Days Ulm/Neu-Ulm

The Encounter Days (“Tage der Begegnung”) Ulm/Neu-Ulm will take place again this autumn. This year the focus is on refugees, reasons to flee and living together in the new home. Under the auspices of the mayors of Ulm and...


Top rankings for Ulm University

Ulm University performs exceptionally well in international university rankings like the 'THE World University Ranking'. The 'QS Top 50 under 50' even deems Ulm University best young German university and number 38 worldwide.


Autumn holiday programme for children and youth

The City of Ulm will once again offer various activities as part of its annual autumn holiday programme. This year´s theme is “Flame red & Neon blue”. The activities will be conducted in collaboration with a team consisting of...


Frauenbüro Ulm releases a new guide for women

The City of Ulm Women´s Centre has brought out a new “Guide for Women” (“Frauenwegweiser”). It is a reference book including information on women´s issues and initiatives in the city.


Night of Culture Ulm/Neu-Ulm

The Night of Culture is an annual arts and cultural event held at numerous locations in the cities of Ulm and Neu-Ulm. This year, it will take place on Saturday, 17th September 2016. Visitors can enjoy a varied cultural programme...


„Tag des offenen Denkmals“

“Preserving monuments together” is the theme of the European Heritage Day which will take place on 11 September 2016 throughout Germany. Its programme offers opportunities to visit buildings, monuments and sites, many of which...


Students develop a city map for refugees

Four students at the Neu-Ulm University of Applied Sciences have developed a city map of both cities including information on useful addresses and institutions. The project has been carried out in cooperation with refugees and...


Landesturnfest 2016

The Landesturnfest is the highlight of the Baden-Württemberg gymnastics calendar. The Festival of Gymnastics will take place from Thursday 28 July – Sunday 31 July 2016 in Ulm. More than 14,500 athletes from over 700 sports clubs...


Ehingen Summer and Children's Festival

From July 22 to 25, 2016, the Ehingen Summer and Children's Festival will once again return with a packed line up of shows and activities for all ages. The festival organized by three big local clubs (Sports and Gymnastics Club,...


Chemists from Ulm receive prestigious prize for exhaled breath analytics

'Please blow into this bag': what is known to drivers from traffic controls could increasingly complement blood checks in medical examinations. Scientists around Professor Boris Mizaikoff, Director of the Institute of Analytical...


Integration: Chamber of Industry and Commerce provides support for companies

Small and medium-sized enterprises interested in getting information about the education or internship opportunities for refugees can contact Anna Sonntag in future. She is a “Willkommenslotsin” (welcoming guide) at the Ulm...


International Danube Festival Ulm/Neu-Ulm

Around 300,000 visitors are expected at the 10th International Danube Festival in Ulm and Neu-Ulm, which runs until 10 July 2016. Artists and guests from all countries along the Danube meet here to celebrate a big cross-border...


Landesposaunentag presents a diverse programme

The 46th Landesposauentag will take place on 25 and 26 June 2016 in Ulm. The Evangelical Youth Foundation in Württemberg (EJW) and the Young Men's Christian Association Ulm (CVJM Ulm) invite you to this big church music event...


Students Win International Software Competition

Planning a meeting without searching actively for suitable time slots is possible thanks to a Meeting Planner “MeetMe” developed by the students of the University of Applied Sciences in Neu-Ulm. Their project won the...


10 Million Euros for Collaborative Research Center in Leukemia

Leukemia researchers from Ulm University can expand their international pioneering role with a fund of almost 10 million euros: The German Research Foundation (DFG) has recently announced that, for the next four years, it will...


Ehingen Music Summer

Local musicians meet national and international artists: The Ehingen Music Sommer 2016 presents a varied programme with numerous ambitious highlights.


Ulm is one of the top 10 cities

Ulm is one of Germany's top ten regions with the best future prospects in the fields of Economy and Labour. This is the result of an analysis conducted by the Prognos Institute.


International Festival in Ulm

The next International Festival in Ulm will be held on Saturday, 4th June 2016. The slogan for this year´s festival will be “International Ulm – a City in Motion”. The festival will open with the Parade of Cultures at 1 pm. More...


Regional businesses in bullish mood

The mood in the regional economy remains positive. The businesses have been running well in the first quarter of 2016. Moreover, the prospects are brightening up. The regional economy continues moderate growth.


International Museum Day activities

The International Museum Day will be held on Mai 22, 2016. The museums throughout Germany will celebrate this action day. The theme of 2016 International Museum Day will be “Museums and Cultural Landscapes”. The museums in the...


Students highly satisfied with the Ulm University

The latest ranking by the Centre for Higher Education Development (CHE) revealed very high students satisfaction at the Ulm University. This time, the courses “Electrical Engineering” and “Information Engineering” as well as the...


Explore and enjoy nature

Biking and hiking buses as well as trains for reaching tourist attractions and museums start running on the 1st May. The “Biking and hiking buses and trains” offer is valid on Sundays and holidays, until the 16th October.


Refugee companion provides support for crafts enterprises

The Chamber of Crafts and Trades in Ulm intensifies the training placement


Record number of tourists

Ulm and Neu-Ulm have broken their record number of tourists for the sixth time in a row: about 800.000 guest-nights were spent in 2015



The new asylum website launched few weeks ago by the administrative district of Neu-Ulm has been supplemented with a refugee-help portal.


Free Wi-Fi in Central Public Areas

The City of Ulm now offers free Wi-Fi to residents and visitors. Four Wi-Fi hotspots have recently been opened in the city centre (Münsterplatz, Marktplatz, Hans und Sophie Scholl-Platz and Bahnhofsvorplatz).


HANDGEMACHT – Designer Craftsmen Selling Exhibition

The premiere of the HANDGEMACHT (German word for ´handmade´) selling exhibition was a great success. About 800 visitors admired in November 2014 designer craftsman art created at the Ulm Chamber of Crafts. 23 exhibitors presented...


Ice Age Art meets Contemporary Art

The exhibition “Zeitgenössische Kunst zur Eiszeitkunst II“ opens at the Kulturbahnhof Langenau on Sunday 25 October at 11:00. Silke Schuck, Director of the Municipal Gallery Stihl in Waiblingen will deliver the exhibition’s...


International Stars at the 27th Ehingen Jazz Days

The Ehingen Jazz Days, ‘Ehinger Jazztage’ take place from 9th to 11th October and will, once again, be a meeting place for national and international jazz stars and legends.


Attractive to new residents

The Ulm region is an attractive location to live and work. Thanks to its economic strength and good educational opportunities, an increasing number of people want to live and work in the region. According to current projections...


Ulm trades fair – locations and offers online now

Ulm is a Fairtrade City. This status confirms Ulm’s commitment to promoting fair trade and ensuring consumers are aware of the background behind the concept, where products can be sourced, and any Fairtrade activities. The new...

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