01. April 2020

How the College deals with the current Corona situation

In a nutshell: Since late Monday, March 16th, the school section at UWC Robert Bosch College is closed, after a statewide closure of schools and child care centers was ordered. Also since the evening of Friday, March 13th, the boarding …

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23. March 2020

Interview with Laurence Nodder: “We are not afraid”

BZ interview with Laurence Nodder, Headmaster at UWC Robert Bosch College in Freiburg, which has been in self isolation for almost two weeks. Note: This is a free translation of an article that was published in Badische Zeitung on Thursday, …

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15. March 2020

Engagement beyond UWC: GoMakeADifference winners 2020

We are happy to introduce you to our 2020 GoMakeADifference award winners and their projects. GoMakeADifference is an initiative providing UWC students with grants to give them the opportunity to make a difference and put into practice the ideals of …

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AN EDUCATION LIKE NO OTHER

UWC Robert Bosch College in Freiburg

UWC Campus

ABOUT US

UWC Robert Bosch College is part of a global network of schools, the United World Colleges (UWC). We offer an international education to young adults aged 16-19 years. About 200 students from all over the world live and learn together for two years, exploring how they can contribute to a more peaceful and sustainable world. Learn more about UWC Robert Bosch College and the UWC movement.

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LEARNING

Our pedagogical concept focuses on the benefits of diversity and experiential learning. Over a period of two years, students pursue their International Baccalaureate (IB) Diploma, a degree recognized worldwide. Sustainability plays a central role in our curriculum. Learn more about our approach to education, both in the classroom and beyond.

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LIVING

UWC Robert Bosch College is a two-year boarding school for young adults from around the world with a unique need-based scholarship system. Residential life plays a major role in their intercultural education. All students live on campus, and four students share a bedroom. By living together, students learn more about themselves and about the world. Learn more about residential life, our pastoral care concept and our facilities.

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Where else but in a UWC could one gather together 200 students from 90 countries, students from all the major faiths and students with no religious faith, students from across the political spectrum, students from societies and communities where there is ignorance, misunderstanding, mistrust and even open conflict with other societies and communities represented in the College, students who have been refugees and street children all the way through to students from the most successful professional families?

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BECOME PART OF UWC

As a student, staff member, partner or sponsor

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APPLY

How can I become a student at a UWC? Is UWC the right type of school for me? Worldwide, more than 160 National Committees select students based on their personality, passion and drive to have a positive impact on the world, regardless of their parents’ financial background.

Learn more about the selection criteria and the application process.

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GET INVOLVED

Are you interested in joining UWC? Do you want to become a host family or volunteer in our school garden? We want to get to know you, and are open for projects, events and partnerships with people in and around Freiburg who are dedicated to supporting our work with young adults.

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SUPPORT

Each year, we provide up to 140 full scholarships to students who are selected by national committees in 150 countries. Without sponsors who believe in the power of education to change the world, these need-based scholarships would not be possible. Learn more about how you can support UWC Robert Bosch College.

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NEWS

01. April 2020
How the College deals with the current Corona situation

In a nutshell: Since late Monday, March 16th, the school section at UWC Robert Bosch College is closed, after a statewide closure of schools and child care centers was ordered. Also since the evening of Friday, March 13th, the boarding …

Read more
23. March 2020
Interview with Laurence Nodder: “We are not afraid”

BZ interview with Laurence Nodder, Headmaster at UWC Robert Bosch College in Freiburg, which has been in self isolation for almost two weeks. Note: This is a free translation of an article that was published in Badische Zeitung on Thursday, …

Read more

DATES

School Calendar

  • CANCELLED IB Exams start 2020-04-30
  • CANCELLED: Closing Ceremony 2020-05-24
  • Outdoor Weekend 2020-05-29 – 2020-05-31
  • Students leave 2020-06-09
  • All students arrive on Campus 2020-08-22 at 08:00 – 16:00
  • College opening 2020-08-23 at 08:00 – 09:00

Public Events

  • Kurs Balkongärtnern 2020-04-23 at 18:00 – 20:30 UWC Klostergarten
  • ProSpecieRara Setzlingsmarkt 2020-05-09 at 10:00 – 15:00 Mundenhof Freiburg
  • Campus Tour | by VistaTours | "Lost places" (900yrs Freiburg) 2020-05-14 at 18:00 – 20:30
  • Tag der Arzneipflanze 2020-06-06 at 14:00 – 17:00 UWC Klostergarten
  • Bauerngartenroute: Offener Gartennachmittag/ Open Day in the Garden 2020-06-26 at 14:00 – 17:00 UWC Klostergarten
  • Kultur in der Kartause | Sommerlesung mit Gottfried Haufe 2020-07-04 at 19:00 – 22:00