Frankfurt (Oder) is a lively independent city in Brandenburg that is characterised by its special location: It is with its Polish neighbour Słubice one of four German-Polish twin cities. The city has around 58,200 inhabitants. Since 1991, it has hosted the European University Viadrina.
Frankfurt (Oder) is one of the cities selected to receive funding from the E.ON Foundation together with the Berlin Governance Platform Municipal Development Council which advises on how the socio-ecological transformation can be implemented locally.
In Frankfurt (Oder), a Municipal Development Advisory Board is established to promote modern, environmentally friendly and generally accepted Neighbourhood and centre development to drive the city centre forward. This includes the development of a vision and concrete guidelines for sustainable city centre development in close cooperation with the citizens of Frankfurt and the twin city of Słubice.