Adlershof in Zahlen - International - English


What is Adlershof?

The Berlin Adlershof Science City is one of the most successful high-technology sites in Germany and Berlin’s largest media site. It is home to over 1,000 companies and scientific institutions (Jan 2015) on an area of 4.2 km² - embedded in an integrated urban planning concept. 15,931 people work and 6,235 study here.

The Science and Technology Park is at the heart of the Adlershof Science City. It encompasses 478 companies and ten non-university research institutes. They focus on:

Adding to this are six scientific institutes of the Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin (Chemistry, Geography, Computer Sciences, Mathematics, Physics and Psychology). The Media City is home to 135 companies. In the immediate vicinity of science, technology, and media, a landscaped park and 380 private houses have been developed on an area of 66 ha. Large additional areas enable the Science and Technology Park to grow in the future. The near future years will see the completion of 1,400 housing units (“Living on Campus”) for about 2,500 people in the immediate vicinity to the Humboldt-University campus.

Facts and Figures (as of 31/12/2014)

Area: 4.2 km² (1,038 acres)
Employees: 15,931
Companies: 1,001
Scientific Institutions: 16


Science and Technology Park

Companies: 478
Employees: 5,865
New arrivals: 53 companies
Total revenues: 718 million EUR (excluding subsidies)

Non-university research institutions
Number: 10
Employees: 1,686

Core funding: 132.3 million EUR
Third party funding: 40 million EUR

Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin
Number of institutes: 6 (Computer Sciences, Mathematics, Chemistry, Physics, Geography and Psychology)
Employees: 1,076
Students: 6,235

Core funding: 48 million EUR
Third party funding: 31 million EUR


Media City

Companies: 135
Employees 2,004 (including freelancers)
Revenues: 214.1 million EUR (excluding subsidies)


Commercial businesses and services

Companies and facilities: 372
Employees: 5,300
Revenues and budgets: 630.5 million EUR (excluding subsidies)


Dr. Peter Strunk
Bereichsleiter Kommunikation / Public Relations

Peter Strunk, Bereichsleiter Kommunikation / Public Relations WISTA-MANAGEMENT GMBH
+49 30 6392 2225
+49 30 6392 2236


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    The Impact of ERDF on the Science and Technolgy Park Berlin Adlershof
    Overview Berlin Adlershof
    Jahresbericht Adlershof 2014
    Research Highlights
    Cooperations and highlights of the non-university research institutions in Adlershof. 2013
    DIW Studie: Die wirtschaftliche Bedeutung Adlershofs
    Auswirkung auf Wertschöpfung, Beschäftigung und Steueraufkommen in Berlin. Hrsg. WISTA-MANAGEMENT GMBH, 2011.