Reichenbach, with 19.000 inhabitants, is Germany’s most traditional and oldest location for studying textile technology. This industrial branch is part of the Vogtland town. Important figures in Vogtland history are Friderike Caroline Neuber, called Neuberin, who reformed the German theatre and Andreas Schubert who designed the Göltzschtal-Bridge known as the world’s largest brick structure.Regarding transportation, Reichenbach is favourably situated off the highway A 72, 20 km south-west of Zwickau and on the Munich-Dresden railway line.