Federal State of Hesse

Hesse's position in the centre of Europe and its ideal traffic infrastructure has brought this particular federal state to one of the leading business locations in Europe, especially for new technologies and financial services. Hesse now ranks amongst the regions with the strongest economies in Europe.

Darmstadt - City of Science

“City of Science” is more than just an honorary title – this motto reflects itself in the program of the economic policy applied in Darmstadt.

Based upon the presence of scientific institutions, putting science into practice and gaining worldwide reputation, Darmstadt offers an environment of constant development and productivity at the state of the art. This often leads to cooperation between companies and the Darmstadt University of Technology (TUD) or the Darmstadt University of Applied Sciences (h_da).


Darmstadt University of Technology (TUD)

Darmstadt University of Technology (TU Darmstadt) is one of the best universities of technology in Germany. TU Darmstadt demonstrates its leading position in research, quality of teaching and qualification for best chances and positions according to renowned rankings of the German Research Foundation, the Alexander von Humboldt-Foundation, the Centre for Higher Education Development and corresponding surveys of personnel directors of major companies.

TU Darmstadt is the first autonomous university in Germany. It is receiving an annual budget of € 238 million from the federal state of Hesse (2009, incl. construction funds). The innovation of TU Darmstadt is expressed as well in third-party-funds growing annually: € 95 million (2009) from industry, the German Research Foundation and the European Union make her rank among the top universities in Germany.

About 270 professors, 3500 staff members and 21.000 students dedicate themselves to important fields of the future like communication and information technology, energy and mobility, construction and living conditions. The varied disciplines of this university are centred on technology – from the perspective of engineering, natural science, arts and social sciences – from basic research to application for day-to-day life.

Darmstadt University of Applied Sciences (h_da)

Darmstadt University of Applied Sciences sees itself as number one among practically orientated universities in the Rhine Main area and is one of the biggest universities of applied sciences in Germany. It is highly esteemed by personnel managers and by companies and institutions in the working world and the academic world, especially in the fields of research and development and of advanced training.

Telespazio VEGA Deutschland

Telespazio VEGA

​Telespazio VEGA Deutschland GmbH was born in summer 2012 when Telespazio Deutschland GmbH and VEGA Space GmbH (already shareholder of cesah GmbH) were merged.

While the roots of Telespazio Deutschland may be traced back to the Thomson CSF Group (now Thales), being active in space missions since the 1970s, VEGA Space’s heritage dates back to 1978 and the company’s first frame contract with ESA.

T-Systems International GmbH

With a global infrastructure of computer centers and networks, T-Systems operates information and communications technology (ICT) for multinational corporations and public institutions. On this basis, Deutsche Telekom’s corporate-customer unit offers integrated solutions for the connected future of business and society. Some 46,000 employees combine industry expertise and ICT innovations to add noticeable value to their customers’ core business all over the world. T-Systems generated revenue of around EUR 9,3 billion in the 2008 financial year.