With 27,000 students, Bonn has one of the largest student populations in Germany. Theaters, museums and many small cafés - the city has a lot to offer.
Bonn is located in the state of North-Rhine-Westphalia at the base of the Seven Mountains on the banks of the Rhine River. From 1949 to 1999, Bonn was the capital of Germany and was the center for German government until 1999. Even today, Bonn is considered a second political center for the country.
Bonn hosts many international conferences as well as being a UN city. With 27,000 students, Bonn has one of the largest student populations in Germany. Bonn has established itself as a center for culture, business and science with its Museum Mile, Biennale, Beethovenfest and many corporate headquarters.
On its "Study in Germany" Web site, DW.DE has put together an extensive bank of background information.