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25. April 2019

Berlin Adlershof: Facts and Figures

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 1,144 companies and scientific institutions (Dec 2018) on an area of 4.6 km² – embedded in an integrated urban planning concept. 19,400 people work and 6,330 study here.

The Science and Technology Park is at the heart of the Adlershof Science City. It encompasses 537 companies and 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 170 companies. Large additional areas enable the Science and Technology Park to grow in the future.

In the past years, 360 single-family homes have been developed west of the 66-hectare nature and landscape park "Flugfeld Johannisthal". The near future years will see the completion of 1,400 housing units (“Living on Campus”) in the immediate vicinity to the Humboldt-University campus. At the end of 2018, around 3,800 people already lived in the Adlershof development area.


Facts and Figures

As of 31/12/2018

Area: 4.6 km² (1,038 acres)
Employees: 19,388
Companies: 1,128
Scientific Institutions: 16


Science and Technology Park

Companies: 527
Employees: 7,402
New arrivals (2018): 50 companies
Total revenues: 970.7 million EUR (excluding subsidies)


Non-university research institutions
Number: 10
Employees: 1,751

Core funding: 135.6 million EUR
Third party funding: 81.7 million EUR


Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin
Number of institutes: 6 (Computer Sciences, Mathematics, Chemistry, Physics, Geography, and Psychology)
Employees: 976
Students: 6,330

Core funding: 50 million EUR
Third party funding: 32 million EUR


Media City

Companies: 170
Employees 2,715 (including freelancers)
Revenues: 254.9 million EUR (excluding subsidies)


Commercial businesses and services

Companies and facilities: 431
Employees: 6,544
Revenues and budgets: 911.2 million EUR (excluding subsidies)



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

Tel.: +49 30 6392-2225
Fax: +49 30 6392-2236
Email: strunk(at)