With the power of the lion

Braunschweig´s origins go back to the early 9th century. Especially by Henry the Lion, the city developed quickly into a powerful and influential trade metropolis.

Today, the region of Braunschweig is a major European location for science and research. Within the European Union, Braunschweig has been the most intensive region in terms of research and development since 2007. The Founders Association of German Science awarded Braunschweig the title „City of Science“ for the year 2007.

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