About Paderborn

Paderborn is a mid-size city situated in the heartland of Germany. There are about 142,000 inhabitants living within the city encompassed by a catchment area of half a million people living in the more rural outlying villages. With over 1,200 years of history Paderborn it is steeped in historical tradition but with an average age of 39.3 years it is the youngest city in Northrhine Westphalia. One reason for that are the 20,000 students studying in Paderborn.

About LG Paderborn

MapLG Paderborn is one of the oldest ESTIEM Local Groups and part of the local IEM student group HG Wing which has over 400 members. The HG-Wing organises, similar to ESTIEM, various events during the year like company visits, workshops but also fun activities like soccer tournaments or water skiing and of course the legendary Wing First uni parties .

Additionally, the HG-Wing is, together with the student group HG-WInfo, responsible for the very successful career networking fair LookIn! which offers various workshops and hosts over 40 companies each year.

How to get there

Since Paderborn is located in the heartland of Germany you can reach Paderborn by train, plane or car cheap and conveniently.

By plane

PlaneThere are several airports located around Paderborn. With one Ticket (“NRW-Ticket”) you can easily reach Paderborn by bus/train from all airports.

By car

Car Paderborn is right next to Autobahn A33 and A44. Just follow the signs and use the exit “Paderborn Zentrum”. Then follow the “Universität” (university) signs.Watch out! Those signs are quite difficult to see some times. If you need an address for your satellite navigation take “Warburger Str. 100”.

There are a lot of free parking lots directly at the university.


By train

TrainPaderborn has its own station called “Paderborn Hbf” and serves all directions. To plan your journey use the website of Deutsche Bahn (english, works europe-wide). If you book in advance there are special offers of 29¤/49¤€ for any connection within Germany. For travelling within Northrhine-Westphalia you can use the “NRW-Ticket”.



Maximilian Drinkuth