Welcome to South Westphalia

It´s so easy to get in touch with people you meet!
To build a strong connection between human beings.
But in daily life we all forget it too often....
Yet everyone knows the secret recipe that works even better than advertising tactics, products, services!
The little wink that brings people together is: A simple smile. The plain wisdom is evident:

Give a smile - get the world!

If you´re looking for new opportunities, if you´re seeking to conquer the world: We would like to offer you a place to live, to love, to smile with us! Welcome in the region of South Westphalia, Germany!

South Westphalia? It’s all real! Strong, beautiful, authentic. Innovative companies, active in the international markets, offer exciting job prospects. Unemployment, as well as land prices, are well below the average in North Rhine-Westphalia. Plenty of opportunities to make dreams come true. It is high time to get to know South Westphalia.


If you are interested in your personal oppurtunities to live and work here, please contact us: info@suedwestfalen.com.

We will get in touch with you and take the first steps together!


The industrial region is one of the oldest and most successful in Europe and has been one of Germany’s favourite areas for outdoor activities and holidays for decades.

South Westphalia – that is:

  • More than 150 global market leaders
  • 53 % of the region is forest
  • Key sectors: Automotive, construction technology, machinery construction, health care, timber and forestry, cables and wire
  • 1.43 million people live in the area
  • 6,200 km2 or 20% of the area of North Rhine-Westphalia
  • 6 universities
  • Germany’s number 3 regional industrial centre

By the way: The "Märkischer Kreis" is one of five administrative districts that merged to the region of South Westphalia. Regarding its industrial power, it is one of the most powerful regions in North Rhine-Westphalia. Furthermore it is the most innovative district in Germany. A fully developed infrastructure, lots of learning opportunities for your children, highly diversified activities and clubs, a strong industry and a lot of nature: All this is South-Westfalia.

Quelle: Südwestfalen Agentur GmbH / Stand: 27.07.2016