The City of Siegen
Siegen is located in a strong economic region with lots of German "Mittelstand", yet surrounded by nature
Siegen is a medium-sized city with about 100.000 inhabitants. It is located in the vicinity of three major German economic and cultural centres, namely the Rhine-Main area, the Cologne-Bonn area and the Ruhr area. Thus, Siegen is well connected to cities like Frankfurt, Cologne and Düsseldorf with lots of cultural offers. As a graduate you can find a job in one of the many local small and medium sized firms (German "Mittelstand") in the area. Alternatively, you may find a job at stock market firms, (economic) consultancies, federal offices and banks in one of the large surrounding cities.
Despite the spatial proximity to these three metropolitean areas, the costs of living in the city of Siegen are very moderate. Siegen itself is a very liveable town. There are lots of different possibilities for recreational activities in the city such as numerous student festivities, cultural events and a great offer of sportive activities.
Siegen is a very old town with a long and eventful history. Hence, it is not surprising that you can find many sights and buildings of special architectural or historic interest in Siegen and its vicinity.
Check out this promotional film for getting an impression of the city.