City of Freiburg im Breisgau
Freiburg im Breisgau is a medium-sized city situated in Southwest Germany, close to the Swiss and French borders, in the Federal State of Baden-Württemberg. This well-known city in the Black Forest region is a major center for education and research, and has developed an identity as an “eco Capital of Germany”. This is due to a long tradition of mainstreaming environmental policy. Since 2008 it also profiles itself as a “Green City” – seeking to reflect on issues impacting on sustainability and high quality of life.