Culture, Interculture and Media

Stuttgart is an international city where people from around 170 countries live and where around 40% of them have a migrant background. This multicultural population structure is also reflected in the range of cultural events as well as in the activities of the migrants and their associations.


There is a wide range of cultural events in Stuttgart: theatre, opera, concerts, exhibitions and intercultural events.
Further information from the Tourist-Information:

Stuttgart intercultural city guide

S.M.I.L.E. - special online city guide

Discover (mostly) hidden places of Stuttgart.
Why is this city guide so special? Because it is translated in nine (!) languages, the insider tips were spotted by a group of young people from all around the world.

For further information:

Interculture - meet fellow countrymen and women

You want to meet people from your country or make contact with people from other countries? The Forum of Cultures will help you. It is an umbrella organisation of the Stuttgart migrant associations and an intercultural office. More than 250 international associations are members of the forum.
The Forum of Cultures magazine "Begegnung der Kulturen - Interkultur in Stuttgart" (Encounter between Cultures - Interculture in Stuttgart) provides lots of information about intercultural events and activities.

You can find the addresses of Stuttgart migrant associations on the following websites:

Stuttgart City Library

The city library at Mailänder Platz, 17 district libraries as well as a mobile library with its two library buses: you can take advantage of all services and borrow media with an ID card. The city library also provides free PC workstations.

Just pop into one of the libraries and bring your identity card or valid passport together with your registration certificate from the resident's registration office.

City library

Here you can find the addresses of the district libraries:

Stuttgart media

You have a wide variety of media in Stuttgart where you can find out information about city life and the local politics. Here you can get a brief overview:

Social networks