About Hannover

Hannover, one of the greenest cities in Europe, has a long historical tradition. The capital of Lower Saxony, with around 500,000 inhabitants, it has many attractions such as the royal baroque gardens in Herrenhausen (winner of the European Garden Award 2015), the Maschsee Lake, the Hannover Adventure Zoo and the Eilenriede city forest, Hannover‘s ‘green lung‘.

There are also a number of museums dedicated to modern art and design, as well as cultural institutions exploring Hannover‘s historical background, including the Gottfried Wilhelm Leibniz library.

Hannover is a friendly city with many pubs, a car-free historic center and numerous shopping facilities.

The Leibniz Universität Hannover is one of Germany‘s TU9 universities. Also home to Hannover Medical School and the University of Veterinary Medicine. Hannover it can boast a thriving scientific community.



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