Europe/Africa: Cluj-Napoca, Romania

Europe/Africa: Cluj-Napoca, Romania

Population: 310,000
Ease of Doing Business Rank (Romania): 47
Rigidity of Employment Index (Romania): 62

Already home to the largest percentage of students per capita in Romania, Cluj-Napoca benefits from major university-based tech R&D centers and a growing multilingual graduate pool. Local officials also have provided generous tax incentives to entice foreign tech and manufacturing companies to relocate to the country's third-largest city.