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Tradition and future combined. Freiberg.

"Familiar" sums it up: People know each other in the university town of Freiberg, with its 40,000 inhabitants and almost 4,000 students. Freiberg is thus in the small town category. But this is precisely what gives it such a special flair. Short distances to the lecture halls, affordable rents, and a wide range of cultural and leisure activities make life in this university city attractive.

There is so much to discover! For example, in Meißner Gasse with the Tivoli Concert and Ball House, the ErdAlchemisten club and the Alte Mensa clubhouse. Or the city theatre with drama, musical theatre and philharmonic orchestra – the oldest of its kind in the world. Tip: check out the fantastic "terra mineralia" mineral exhibition and the "Reiche Zeche" research and training mine/silver mine. The Studien-Info-Zentrum (SIZ) in the new Schloßplatzquartier not only offers culinary highlights, but is also a meeting place for lectures, readings, live music and inspiring conversations – a feel-good atmosphere right in the city centre.

The big-city atmosphere is not far away, either because if you are looking for more action, you can drive just 30 kilometres to Dresden or Chemnitz, 80 to Leipzig, and Prague is only 120 kilometres away.

Freiberg offers attractive job opportunities and career prospects for graduates, through its university, the Helmholtz Institute Freiberg for Resource Technology, and as a technology and GEOmontan location in the field of semiconductor manufacturing and solar technology.

As part of the Erzgebirge/Krušnohoří (Ore Mountain) region, Freiberg has held a World Heritage title since 2019, thus combining traditional and future-oriented values in equal measure. This mixture of old and new and the scenic location in the Ore Mountains make Freiberg attractive. Mining, silver and trade have shaped the town over the centuries and this is still visible in various places today. Even today, the town's traditions and roots are celebrated – for example, at the Bergstadtfest (Mountain Town Festival) at the end of June and, of course, during the Erzgebirge Christmas season. A festive mood is created by mountain parades, glowing miners and angels in the windows, and the beautiful Christmas market.

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