That's why Kassel!

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The picture shows a graffiti of the KolorCubes project in Kassel.


Colorful and urban, full of contrasts and, with a population of around 200,000, neither too small nor too large: Kassel is the perfect student city.

The picture shows people sitting together in the evening in front of a bar in the front west.


Whether culture, sports, nature or nightlife: An eventful study time awaits you in the north of Hesse.

The picture shows the sign of a garden project in the front west.


Did you know? Kassel is one of the greenest cities in Germany. The many parks and the Fuldaaue invite you to relax in the open air.

The picture shows two young people with their bicycles on the wire bridge in Kassel

water and mountains

Whether water sports, swimming and sunbathing at the Fulda or simply hiking in one of the five low mountain ranges in the surrounding area, in Kassel you can let your soul dangle.

The picture shows the Fulda in Kassel.

well connected

Kassel is located in the center of Germany and is the perfect starting point for your adventures. With bus and streetcar you are also well connected in the city.

The picture shows the shopping street in downtown Kassel.
The picture shows Joseph Beuys as graffiti.

documenta & culture

Hardly any other German city has as many museums as Kassel. Every five years, the city invites visitors to documenta, the most important exhibition of contemporary art.

unesco world heritage

The Bergpark Wilhemshöhe belongs to the universal cultural heritage of mankind. Every summer the water games inspire thousands of people.

The picture shows the Bergpark Wilhelmshöhe with the statue of Hercules.
The picture shows the Schlachthof Cultural Center


Urban life pulsates around the campus. Kassel's subculture is at home in the clubs, bars and cultural centers of Nordstadt.

The picture shows a light installation in the interior of the brewery Steckenpferd.
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