Welcome Center Freiburg – Upper Rhine (Welcome Center Freiburg – Oberrhein)

Countries: Germany, France
Border(s): Germany-Switzerland, France-Germany,
Upper Rhine Conference,
- Employment
- Education, training and languages
- Cross-border economic development

Lead partner: Employment Agency of Freiburg (Agentur für Arbeit Freiburg)

The Welcome Center Freiburg – Upper Rhine offers consultation services and support to international professionals who would like to live and work in Upper Rhine. The Center supports also small and medium-sized companies (SMEs) in the Freiburg – Southern Upper Rhine region.
From the beginning of July 2015, the center is based in the employment agency of Freiburg (Agentur für Arbeit Freiburg). The center answers any employment questions, either on its website, individually over the phone or via email, or in person at the Welcome Center.


  • Employers Federation SÜDWESTMETALL
  • Freiburg Chamber of trade (Handwerkskammer Freiburg)
  • Business Incubator of Region Freiburg (Wirtschaftsförderung Region Freiburg)
  • University of Freiburg
  • Landkreis Breisgau-Hochschwarzwald
  • Freiburg Municipality
  • Landkreis Emmendingen
  • Chamber of Commerce of Upper Rhine (IHK Südlicher Oberrhein)

Target group(s)

Small and medium-sized companies in the Upper Rhine region, and international professionals.

Project duration

The Center opened in July 2015.