In 2015 Social Work student Marius Polak from the Baden-Wuerttemberg Cooperative State University made the trip from Stuttgart to Cumnock; a town in Ayrshire where the social enterprise Yipworld welcomed him for a 3-month work placement.
In early 2016, German student Jasmin Haller made the trip over to Ayrshire in Scotland from Stuttgart for a work placement with Yipworld.
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