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Welcome to the European Society of Cardiology. Our mission: to reduce the burden of cardiovascular disease in Europe

City Information

"Berlin... where East meets West"

How to get to Berlin 

How to get to the
Congress Centre

Guided Tours
and Excursions

Berlin Potsdamer Platz - KochBerlin Kuppel Reichstag


About Berlin

Berlin the capital of Germany is dynamic, cosmopolitan and creative, allowing for every kind of lifestyle.
East meets West in the metropolis at the heart of a changing Europe. Germany's largest city is a city of opportunities just waiting to be seized in all areas, like entertainment, recreation, economy, science and academic life.

Berlin has a long tradition as a city of medicine and medical technology. The Berlin Charité Hospital is the largest University Hospital in Europe.
The metropolis is home to world-renowed universities, research institutes, sporting events, orchestras, museums and personalities. Berlin's urban landscape and historical legacy has made it a popular setting for international film productions.

Recognised for its festivals, contemporary architecture, nightlife and avant-garde arts, Berlin has evolved into a focal point for individuals attracted by liberal lifestyle, modern zeitgeist and low cost of living.

Berlin is the third most visited tourist destination in Europe.

Useful links

Berlin Tourism Office Web Site: 

City of Berlin - Official Web Site: 


Facts and Figures

Berlin is the largest city and the capital of Germany.

Population: 3,410,000
Students: 132,822
Universities: 25
Hospitals: 71
Theatres: 52
Museums: 153
Region: Brandenbourg