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A Photo Essay: Heidelberg, Germany

Studying abroad is a magnificent experience, here are ten photos that show just some of the beauty of studying abroad in Heidelberg, Germany.

UK vs. HeidelbergPhoto by Herb Lingl (left) 

When studying abroad, a college campus might not be all on one place, rather, it can be nestled inside a very old city.

Sometimes activism is a lot cuter and impossible to ignore

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And signs in the forest might possibly be older than the United States of America

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There may also be a castle located directly in your back yard, and it might be mostly in ruins.

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And even though the sun might set the same, it still seems somewhat more magnificent.

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Some of the most beautiful things might have been built in controversy.

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But now they represent a new freedom and a sense of community.

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Every once in awhile, things get a little weird, but the good kind of weird.

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You learn that christmas is a culture, not just a holiday! (Weihnachtsmarkt y’all!)
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Photo by Kara Head
Most importantly, you make amazing friends who will last a lifetime. You experience a new culture, learn in new ways, and give a part of yourself to the people and places you met.
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Photos (unmarked) and written by Kiel Henry
Kiel is an Education Abroad Peer Ambassador studying German, and he is a senior. He studied abroad through a UK Sponsored program in Munich studying Intermediate German, and through a UK-Exchange Heidelberg studying German Language and Culture.