6. Attractive City

Besides the academic qualities of its University, Kiel has much more to offer in terms of student life: The Baltic Sea makes Kiel an ideal location especially for all kinds of water sports and recreation. The “Kiel Week” is a important annual sailing event. The Schleswig-Holstein Music Festival attracts music fans from all over the world to come to Kiel in July and August every year. Hamburg, Lübeck, Copenhagen, southern Sweden are nearby, and a train will get you to Berlin just over three hours. The airports of Hamburg and Lübeck are are not much longer than an hour away by car of coach.