The 2. Bundesliga is the second division of professional football in Germany.
18 teams will participate in the tournament and in this article, we will have a look at their stadiums.
Bundesliga 2 2023-2024 Stadiums
The Eintracht-Stadion is able to hold 24,400 people and was built in 1923. Since then it is the home of the 1967 German champions, Eintracht Braunschweig.
The 3rd largest German stadium is the Olympiastadion in Berlin. It was built to host the 1936 Summer Olympics. It was the venue for two World Cups in 1974 and 2006 where it hosted the final. The will also host the UEFA Euro 2024 final. Since 1963, it has been the home of the Hertha. The club has won two German championships, in 1930 and in 1931.
The Merkur Spiel Arena can hold 54,600 people and was built in 2004. Since then it is the home stadium of Fortuna Düsseldorf who were the 1933 German champions.
The Ludwigsparkstadion in Saarbrücken will be used this year as the home ground to the newly promoted Elvesberg who will play in Bundesliga 2 for the 1st time in their history.
The Sportpark Ronhof Thomas Sommer has a capacity of 15,500 and was opened in 1910. Since then, it is the home stadium of the three times German champions, Greuther Fürth.
The Volksparkstadion in Hamburg has a capacity of 57,000 and was built in 1953. In its history, it has hosted two world cups, one Euro Championship, and the 2010 Europa League Final. It is the home of the 6 times German champions, Hamburger SV.
The Heinz-von-Heiden-Arena opened in 1954 and has a capacity of 49,000. The stadium has hosted 2 world cups and one UEFA Euro cup. It now serves as the home to Hannover 96. The club has won 2 German champions in its history.
The Fritz Walter Stadium is another stadium in Bundesliga 2 that hosted games for the 2006 World Cup. It has a capacity of 49,850 and opened in 1920. Since then it is the home to FC Kaiserslautern. The club has won the German 1st division title 4 times.
The Wildparkstadion has a capacity of 30,000 and opened in 1955. Since then, it is the home of the football club Karlsruher SC who were the 1909 German champions.
The Holstein-Stadion opened in 1911 and after its recent renovation, it can hold 15,000 people. It is home to Holstein Kiel who were the 1912 German champions.
The MDCC-Arena was built in 2005 and since then it is the home of FC Magdeburg. It has a capacity of 30,000.
The Max-Morlock-Stadion opened in 1928 in Nurnberg. It has a capacity of 50,000 and hosted five games of the 2006 FIFA World Cup. The stadium is the home of the 8 times German champions, FC Nürnberg.
The Stadion Bremer Brücke holds 16,100 people and was opened in 1933. It is the home of VfL Osnabrück who has the record for most seasons played in the Bundesliga 2 without ever playing in the Bundesliga.
The Home Deluxe Arena was built in 2008 and can hold 15,000 people. The stadium is the home to SC Paderborn.
The Ostseestadion was built in 1953 and has a capacity of 29,000. The stadium serves as the home to Hansa Rostock.
The Veltins-Arena is a football stadium in Gelsenkirchen. It opened in 2001 and has a capacity of 62,000. It hosted five matches at the 2006 FIFA World Cup and is the home stadium of FC Schalke 04. Schalke have won seven German championships.
The Millerntor-Stadion is located in Hamburg and is used as the home ground of FC St. Pauli. The stadium opened in 1961 and has a capacity of 30,000.
The Brita Arena opened in 2007 and has a capacity of 12,500. It is the home ground of SV Wehen Wiesbaden.