Being so close to the Netherlands and Belgium, the Technology Region Aachen has become a cross-border economic area. This area brings together three countries and languages, as well as five different cultures: Expect a multi-cultural and vibrant environment. The Technology Region offers a unique advantage: It is the gateway to Germany, the Benelux countries and France – all in one.
The so-called Euregio Meuse-Rhine (EMR) comprises the Provinces of South-Limburg (The Netherlands), of Limburg (Belgium), Liège (Belgium), the German-speaking community (East Belgium) and the Aachen region (Germany):
- 3.9 million people
- 3 languages (German, French, Dutch)
- 250,000 companies
- 1.7 million employees
- 87 billion euro GDP
- 6 universities and with about 140.000 students