Berlin Adlershof: Facts and Figures

19. March 2018

Berlin Adlershof: Facts and Figures

Kräne über dem Technologiepark Adlershof. Bild: © WISTA

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 1,072 companies and scientific institutions (Dec 2017) on an area of 4.6 km² - embedded in an integrated urban planning concept. 18,000 people work and 6,700 study here.


The Science and Technology Park is at the heart of the Adlershof Science City. It encompasses 523 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 147 companies. In the immediate vicinity of science, technology, and media, a landscaped park and 360 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 31/12/2017

Area: 4.6 km² (1,038 acres)
Employees: 17,897
Companies: 1,072
Scientific Institutions: 16


Science and Technology Park

Companies: 523
Employees: 6,868
New arrivals: 57 companies
Total revenues: 904.1 million EUR (excluding subsidies)


Non-university research institutions
Number: 10
Employees: 1,706

Core funding: 139.1 million EUR
Third party funding: 64.6 million EUR


Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin
Number of institutes: 6 (Computer Sciences, Mathematics, Chemistry, Physics, Geography and Psychology)
Employees: 1,005
Students: 6,700

Core funding: 51 million EUR
Third party funding: 31.3 million EUR


Media City

Companies: 147
Employees 2,369 (including freelancers)
Revenues: 213.7 million EUR (excluding subsidies)


Commercial businesses and services

Companies and facilities: 418
Employees: 5,948
Revenues and budgets: 763.8 million EUR (excluding subsidies)



Dr. Peter Strunk
Executive Manager Public Relations
Rudower Chaussee 17, 12489 Berlin

Tel.: +49 30 6392-2225
Fax: +49 30 6392-2236