Leuven is home to one of Europe’s most innovative universities with a combined student and research staff population of over 55,000.
A former industrial hub, Łódz relied heavily on its textile industry until the 1960’s when the unemployment rate soared and eventually led to emigration.
Lom, Bulgaria is one of the poorest regions of Europe where Roma communities make up a very large fraction of the population, living across four segregated neighbourhoods.
Mulhouse, France is a centre of the trinational metropolitan region of Basel-Mulhouse-Freiburg linking France, Germany and Switzerland.
Pécs is the fifth largest city in Hungary and a university town with rich cultural heritage.
Sfantu Gheorghe is located in the central, historical region of Transylvania. The majority of the population is made up of Hungarians (77%), with 22% identifying as Romanians and most of the remaining population as Roma.
As the capital of Estonia, Tallinn is also the country’s financial and business centre, having a strong labour market.