Studying in the heart of Southern Germany!


The city of Sigmaringen is located on the southern edge of the Swabian Alb, in the region Bodensee-Oberschwaben and is county seat of the district Sigmaringen.

The business location Sigmaringen has a large number of innovative medium-sized companies that are very successful, some of them are even world market leaders.

About the city Sigmaringen

With a population of 16,500 Sigmaringen has the function of a regional center and serves as a location for the district administration, the district hospital, the state archive, the administrative and district court and other authorities.

The business location of Sigmaringen has a large number of innovative medium-sized companies that are very successful and sometimes even global market leaders. Particularly noteworthy are the companies Schaefer (elevator technology), Eisele (pump production and production of agricultural vehicles), Guhring (production of tools for drilling tools) and Kaut (plastic parts).

Due to its location in the Danube valley as well as in the Upper Danube Nature Park and due to nationally known attractions such as Sigmaringen Castle and the Danube Cycle Path, tourism also has a high economic significance for the city of Sigmaringen. The development of overnight stays in recent years has been extremely positive.

Landmark of the city and one of the tourist attractions of the region is the castle Sigmaringen with annually approx. 80,000 visitors. The castle can be visited all year round. The side wing was until recently still personally inhabited by the princess and the prince of Hohenzollern. The city gains attractiveness for both tourists and guests as a holiday destination and shopping city.

Special leisure activities

  • High-wire climbing park
  • Outdoor swimming pool Sigmaringen
  • Castle Sigmaringen
  • Zündapp Museum
  • Garden Show Sigmaringen (including youth recreation area with beach volleyball and skate park)
  • Canoeing on the Danube


  • SWR1 laughs – comedy festival in the Stadthalle Sigmaringen
  • City Festival (always on the last weekend of June)
  • SIG on ice – rink on Rathausplatz (four weeks from December to January)
  • Sigmaringer Christmas Market (in December)

This distinguishes Sigmaringen.

city bus offer

Cityguide Sigmaringen – city guide for smartphones

Welcome package for students