Kiel is, next to Hamburg, the most famous port town. It is a vibrant, wealthy city with plenty of opportunities in academia and industry alike.
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Many companies are offering students the opportunity to put their knowledge to practical use already before completing their studies - by writing their master thesis at a company.
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