Zuhal from Afghanistan has been a student at UWC Robert Bosch College for a year. In October 2015, she came to Germany with her family, as a refugee from Afghanistan. In this short video by journalist Philine Sauvageot, Zuhal and her mother speak about their new life in Germany and their home, Afghanistan, now and then.
On the run: Portrait about John Michael from the Democratic Republic of the Congo
For 8 years, he has been on the run from the Congo to Swaziland; finally, John Michael came to Freiburg in 2015 as a scholarship student, starting his program at UWC Robert Bosch College. In this portrait by journalist Philine Sauvageot, he shares some of his experiences as a refugee as well as passages from the autobiographical novel “The Journey Much Desired”, which he is in the process of writing and is planning to publish in the near future.
Sustainability as a Mission
The recent version of the Robert Bosch Stiftung magazine focuses on sustainability, also at our College. In her article, author Kirsten Wörnle shares her impressions of how sustainability is integrated into the curriculum at UWC Robert Bosch College — read more in the online version of the article here.
Last fall, students Miriam Abel (Germany), Zachary Wakefield (USA) and John Michael Koffi (Kongo) applied for the One World Award (OWA), which is presented every three years by the organic food producer Rapunzel and IFOAM, the global umbrella organization of … Continue reading →
Closing Ceremony 2017 live
For those who have missed the Closing Ceremony of our second generation of students: here is the link to the complete event on YouTube, inclduing speeches chair of our board Dr. Christof Bosch as well as guest of honor H.R.H. Princess Sarvath al-Hassan.
On Sunday, May 21, we said good-bye to our second generation celebrating their graduation together with family, friends, host families and members of the Board and the Kuratorium. A first impression of the day in images below, as well as … Continue reading →
Young Talents Day Video
In March, we hosted the Young Talents Day, a part of Freiburg’s International Convention of Environmental Laureates, for the third time. Learn more about the exchange between students and environmental activists in this video.
A few weeks ago, teacher Ingrid from Canada spent a weekend on a Geography field trip in the Black Forest with 17 students. Their destination: Sommerecke, a Naturfreundehaus in Wolfach-Kirnbach, about one hour away from the College. The goal of … Continue reading →
The Aurora Humanitarian Project for UWC Schools and Colleges (AHP) aims to encourage students from all UWC schools and colleges to set up or further develop service projects that tackle humanitarian issues geographically local or relevant to the ethos of … Continue reading →
Students meet environmental activists from all over the world
On Saturday, March 11, UWC Robert Bosch College hosted the Young Talents Day for the third time, which is a part of the European Convention of International Laureates, organized by the European Environment Foundation and the city of Freiburg. Over 70 prize winners spent a day at the College, discussing issues around climate change and sustainability with students from 15 Freiburg schools as well as the University of Freiburg.