Bundesliga | Germany - an overview

One of the most successful professional men’s football leagues in Europe is the Germany Bundesliga. The Bundesliga is the official German Federal League’s top level of professional football with some of the highest average stadium attendance worldwide. There are 18 teams that contest the right to play in the Bundesliga. Each team fights for dominance in the league as well as the chance at lifting 2 domestic cups. The DFB-Pokal And the DFL-Super-Cup. As of the 2019 season, Bayern Munich has taken the league title a staggering 27 times. All the Germany Bundesliga clubs have proven themselves in Europe too, with seven UEFA Champions League trophies and six UEFA Europa League trophies between them. There is no promotion from the Bundesliga, but the top four teams qualify for the UEFA Champions League. Fifth place qualifies for the Europa League group stage, with sixth place entering the third qualifying round of Europa League. The DFB-Pokal (German Cup) winner qualifies for the group phase of UEFA Europa League regardless of league position. Relegation from the Bundesliga drops to the 2. Bundesliga, with the bottom two teams at the end of the season being relegated. The 16th-placed Bundesliga team and the third-placed 2. Bundesliga team enter a two-leg play-off match. The winner of this match plays the next season in the Bundesliga and the loser in the 2. Bundesliga.

Participating teams

  • 1.FC Cologne
  • 1.FC Heidenheim
  • 1899 Hoffenheim
    Rhein-Neckar-Arena, Hoffenheim
  • Bayer Leverkusen
    BayArena, Leverkusen
  • Bayern Munich
    Allianz Arena, Munich
  • Borussia Dortmund
    Signal Iduna Park, Dortmund
  • Borussia M'gladbach
    Borussia-Park, Mönchengladbach
  • Eintracht Frankfurt
    Frankfurter Volksbank Stadion, Frankfurt
  • FC Augsburg
    sgl Arena, Augsburg
  • FSV Mainz 05
    Coface Arena, Mainz
  • Fortuna Dusseldorf
    Esprit Arena, Dusseldorf
  • Hertha BSC
    Olympiastadion Berlin, Berlin
  • RB Leipzig
    Red Bull Arena, Leipzig
  • SC Freiburg
    Schwarzwald-Stadion, Freiburg
  • SC Paderborn 07
    Benteler Arena
  • Schalke 04
    Veltins Arena, Gelsenkirchen
  • Union Berlin
    Stadion An der Alten Försterei, Berlin
  • VfL Wolfsburg
    Volkswagen Arena, Wolfsburg
  • Werder Bremen
    Weserstadion, Bremen


1Bayern Munich Logo Bayern Munich346882
2Borussia Dortmund Logo Borussia Dortmund344369
3RB Leipzig Logo RB Leipzig344466
4Borussia M'gladbach Logo Borussia M'gladbach342665
5Bayer Leverkusen Logo Bayer Leverkusen341763
61899 Hoffenheim Logo 1899 Hoffenheim34052
7VfL Wolfsburg Logo VfL Wolfsburg34249
8SC Freiburg Logo SC Freiburg34148
9Eintracht Frankfurt Logo Eintracht Frankfurt34-145
10Hertha BSC Logo Hertha BSC34-1141
11Union Berlin Logo Union Berlin34-1741
12Schalke 04 Logo Schalke 0434-2039
13FSV Mainz 05 Logo FSV Mainz 0534-2137
141.FC Cologne Logo 1.FC Cologne34-1836
15FC Augsburg Logo FC Augsburg34-1836
16Werder Bremen Logo Werder Bremen34-2731
17Fortuna Dusseldorf Logo Fortuna Dusseldorf34-3130
18SC Paderborn 07 Logo SC Paderborn 0734-3720

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