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From east to west, from north to south – Thousands of monuments open on the 8th of September. The Day of the Open Monument, coordinated nationwide by the Deutsche Stiftung Denkmalsschutz, is Germany’s largest cultural event and invites you to spend a day experiencing our cultural heritage.

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 markets, winter magic and St. Nicholas markets, village or stable markets – all have their own unique charm and are worth …

Twinkling lights and festive aromas Weiterlesen »

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 generation. Public transport that night will be free.

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

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 networks will be constructed and expanded.

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. 35 sites were nominated.

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 diverse and colourful programme, with numerous free-of-charge entertainments including bands from the region, children´s performers and idyllic beer …

Germany´s longest tent festival begins in May Weiterlesen »

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

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 if not every artist on the stage is familiar to you, you can count on the quality of music on offer, something particularly true of the 41st ´Blues Days` performances.

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 unemployment rate, bring it to 3.2 per cent. Once again, Ulm has the best employment rate in the State of Baden-Württemberg. In the Neu-Ulm district, the unemployment rate fell by 0.1 per cent to 2.6 per cent, compared with the preceding month.