A well-established economic region, Hannover supports a range of industries, including automotive and tourism.
As a well-established economic region, Hannover supports a range of industries, including automotive and tourism. Home to the World EXPO in 2000, Hannover has since come to enjoy an international reputation as a trade fair and conference venue, earning the nickname ‘EXPO City’.
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Discover the campus
Launched in 1999, the GISMA Hannover campus is in the heart of the city, overlooking the river Leine and within walking distance of shops, restaurants, museums and other attractions.
With the campus located in the city centre, there is easy access to the Kreuzkirche, the Historical Museum, New Town Hall, the Hannover 96 stadium, Maschsee Lake and much more.
Hannover is located in central Germany and is a major crossing point for railway lines and highways (Autobahnen), connecting European main-lines from east to west (Berlin - Ruhr area) and north to south (Hamburg - Munich et al.). Reaching other cities is easy:
GISMA's Hannover campus boasts modern facilities and is located close to the River Leine. The campus can be accessed by tram at stations Goetheplatz, or Steintor which is a five minute walk away. The campus is only two tram stops or a 10-15 minute walk from the main train station, Hauptbahnhof.
Attractions such as the Kreuzkirche (cross church), the Historical Museum and the New Town Hall are all reachable within five minutes. The Maschsee Lake lies close by, as well as the Eilenriede Townforest - the largest of its kind in Germany - which transforms the city into a green oasis. Additionally, the stadium of Hannover 96 offers you the opportunity to watch exciting Bundesliga football matches.
Hannover boasts an incredible amount of attractions. Here are just a few:
Hannover's calendar is full of cultural events and seasonal festivals. Some of these include:
Hannover has a range of beer gardens, bars and clubs to choose from. There’s an emphasis on dance, but alternatives are abundant thanks to a vibrant pub scene. The Central Station neighbourhood is home to lively clubs, while the Old Town features quaint, historic pubs with a wide range of German beers.