A city in transition

from lignite to innovation region

With a population of 100,000, Cottbus is now the largest regional growth center* in the south of the Berlin-Brandenburg capital region. The unique mix of location advantages is formed by the central location in the middle of Europe, the efficient infrastructure, the appealing commercial areas, the nature and the people. Due to its favorable location between Berlin and Dresden, Cottbus also offers the ideal intersection of important transport axes - with direct connections to Eastern and Southern Europe.

Cottbus in Facts & Figures

Cottbus is the ideal intersection of important transport axes in Germany with a high-performance infrastructure.

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Industry competence & clusters

The region is characterized by a diverse mix of industries. Innovative companies in future industries find the best conditions here.

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Vision & Future

Cottbus is planning for the future: With numerous innovative ideas and projects, we are tackling structural change together - ready to write success stories!

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Funded by the Federal Government and the Federal State of Brandenburg in the context of the joint task: “Verbesserung der regionalen Wirtschaftsstruktur” – GRW Infrastruktur for the improvement of the regional economic structure