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VoivodeshipLubuskie Voivodeship


Total area of the voivodeship

13,988 km2

- in urban areas


Population density

72 persons/km2

Principal city

Zielona Góra, Gorzów Wielkopolski

Unemployment rate

7.6% (V 2017)

Bigger cities in the voivodeship

Zielona Góra, Gorzów Wielkopolski, Nowa Sól, Żary, Żagań

Special Economic Zones

Kostrzyn Słubice »
Wałbrzych »

Industrial & Technology Parks Lubuski Industrial and Technology Park in Nowy Kisielin near Zielona Góra »
Industrial and Technology Park (INTERIOR) in Nowa Sól
Technology Centre in Gorzow Wielkopolski

Regional Investor Assistance Centre

Zielona Góra »

International airport

Zielona Góra - Babimost »

The Lubuskie Region - the location of the Lubuskie Region, right on the German border, is conducive to foreign investments, mainly from western Europe and the Scandinavian countries. The leading branch of the industrial-processing sector is production for the automotive industry, whereas local traditional sectors engage in wood processing and paper manufacturing. Also active are the sectors specialising in electronics, food, glaziery and construction ceramics, machinery, metal constructions (metal products), biotechnology, and transport and logistics. Zielona Góra, Gorzów Wielkopolski, Sulechów, Żary and Słubice constitute important academic centres with significant scientific achievements.

Map of the Voivodeship against the map of the country

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Voivodeship map

Investment opportunities

  • Very-well-developed road, rail and waterway networks, with many border crossings (by road, rail and river), facilitating the fast transport of goods.
  • Good conditions for the growth of industry, owing to the presence of universities which offer technical majors. The Region’s main potential for the generation of human capital comes from the six universities, teaching over 13 thousand students. Vocational schools are attended by 19.2% and technical secondary schools by 50.5% of the young people from the Region;
  • The favourable demographic structure of the region - a large proportion of young people.
  • Compared to other EU regions and countries, especially from the west of Europe, labour costs in Lubuskie are still significantly lower.
  • The numerous institutions and service companies actively support business and economic cooperation with the neighbouring countries.
  • The close distance to the large consumer markets of the European Union.
  • The dynamic development of the private sector.
  • The large number of enterprises with foreign capital, as compared to other Regions.
  • Gas supplied from local sources and transit pipelines.
  • Clean environment, beneficial for the development of tourism and agritourism farms.
  • Two airports - Zielona Góra / Babimost Airport (IEG/EPZG) and the sports Aeroclub Airport in Przylep (EPZP). The Zielona Góra / Babimost airport serves international, domestic and charter flights (passenger and cargo transport), and the airport in Przylep sports and recreational flights
  • It is located in the heart of Europe, along the Polish-German border and perfectly connected to the European motorway system.
  • It has a very well-developed technical infrastructure, e.g. A2, A18, S3 roads, railway and river routes and an airport.
  • It provides EU funds for companies - EUR 908 million for the Lubuskie Voivodeship, including support form labour offices for investors (co-financing, among other things, for training and refitting the workplace up to the amount of 6 times the average monthly salary when employing people who are unemployed).
  • It has almost 1,300 ha of land with infrastructure, accessible investment areas in special economic zones and economic active zones.
  • It offers CIT exemptions and local tax exemptions for up to 7 years.
  • Domestic and foreign companies of various, traditional as well as innovative industries already operate here.
  • Local government authorities cooperate with companies and business environment institutions in order to adjust secondary and higher education to the requirements of the labour market.
  • There are tourist attractions here that will meet even the most demanding expectations.

Sectors with huge potential

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