Career path or the hiking trail? Why not both? Take a moment to imagine a place that combines a strong sense of community, genuine joy for life, and abundant opportunities for professional success. Too much to hope for? Nope, such a place actually exists. In Rhineland-Palatinate, we offer skilled professionals the opportunity to enjoy a balanced life in a dynamic environment with a particularly high quality of life – and not just when the workday comes to an end. The chance to embrace joy for life and to strategically advance your career – that’s the essence of the Rhineland-Palatinate lifestyle. When so much is at stake, why compromise?



One path, seven goals.

The recipe for success of our skilled workforce strategy 2022–2026.

Rhineland-Palatinate is embarking on an ambitious journey with the aim of creating even more space for talent, innovation, and community in the coming years. After all, we can only continue to be successful regionally and globally through the contribution of expertise from many talented individuals. Sounds ambitious? It is! Our strategy consists of seven goals – with which we would also like to support and welcome you.

To workforce strategy


A solid home-field advantage



basic rent


Due to its abundant nature, rich culture, and fascinating history, Rhineland-Palatinate is an exceptional place to live. And the best part? Housing still remains affordable. At €6.70/m², our average basic rents are below the national average of €7.40/m².


Life in the fast lane




In Rhineland-Palatinate, there are currently more than 150,000 small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) that contribute to the creation of over 700,000 jobs and play a crucial role in driving our economic growth. And where is this economic engine taking us? Directly to the top spot in the ranking of all German states in 2021.


Riding the green wave

2833 e-charging points

When it comes to mobility, we have 2,833 reasons why Rhineland-Palatinate is perfect for your electric car. And with our extensive rail network that includes more than 1,800 kilometers of service lines, you can always rely on us to keep you on track, even if you don’t have a car.


Naturally unique

World Heritage 15 times over

Rhineland-Palatinate boasts 15 UNESCO World Heritage Sites and is also home to a national park, making it an ideal destination for those who appreciate nature. And what about action? We have 53 adventure parks, the award-winning Top Hiking Trail 2023, and an annual “summer of culture” featuring more than 200 cultural events.


Growing together


talented professionals from around the world

Out of the nearly 1.5 million people who work in Rhineland-Palatinate, more than 208,000 come from outside Germany. Are you also new in Rhineland-Palatinate? We have four Welcome Centers to serve as your guide as well as 63 adult education centers that provide German courses to help you find your footing.

Came to stay.

Professionals explain what drew them to Rhineland-Palatinate.

Focus sectors – a mosaic of economic power

Rhineland-Palatinate is a region that blends tradition and progress, craftsmanship and trade. Our economic sector is characterized by diversity and dynamism, with key industries that include viniculture, chemicals, jewelry, tourism, and the commercial vehicles industry. Find out more about the eleven focus sectors in Rhineland-Palatinate that are the driving forces behind the economic success of our beautiful region.