Brief Information about this League
The Bundesliga was founded in 1962 in Dortmund and the first season started in 1963.The Bundesliga comprises 18 teams. 56 clubs have competed in the Bundesliga since its founding.
All of the Bundesliga clubs qualify for the DFB-Pokal. The winner of the Bundesliga qualifies for the DFL-Supercup.
Qualification for European competitions
Top four clubs in the table qualify automatically for the group phase of the UEFA Champions League.
5th place Club: Group stage of UEFA Europa League
6th place Club: Third qualifying round of Europa League
DFB-Pokal (German Cup) winner: Qualifies for group stage of Europa League regardless of league position.
Bayern Munich are the reigning champions and have won the title 29 times, the most among Bundesliga clubs. However, the Bundesliga has seen other champions, with Borussia Dortmund, Hamburger SV, Werder Bremen, Borussia Mönchengladbach, and VfB Stuttgart most prominent among them.