AWARDS

These cooperations and partnerships with local and international institutions support and promote the ideas and values of our school.


The One World Award was presented by environmental activist Vandana Shiva, German Minister Gert Müller and CEO of Rapunzel Naturkost Joseph Wilhelm.

One World Award

Together with our sister College in Pune, India, UWC Robert Bosch College received an OWA Grand-Prix award in 2017. Given every three years by the organic food producer Rapunzel and the international umbrella organization IOFAM, the One World Award recognizes initiatives that work towards ecological, economic and social improvements for a more just and sustainable world. To support their continued work, the honorees also receive prize money totaling €45,000.


Proud winners: Mohamed and Ravi beam after the award ceremony with the Aurora Dialogues jury members.

Aurora Humanitarian Prize for UWC Schools und Colleges

UWC Robert Bosch College is the 2017 winner of the Aurora Humanitarian Prize for UWC Schools and Colleges. Together with representatives from 15 other UWC schools, students of our College applied for the prize, submitting their project ‘DoGood’, an online platform to support the integration of refugees in Germany as well as the work of social organizations worldwide. Through this prize, they received €4,000 to support their project in cooperation with AKGG and the social welfare organization Der Paritätische in Hesse, Germany.


A joint project: the work in the School Garden is coordinated by gardener and pedagogue Eva-Maria Schüle, who is supported by UWC students and Freiburg volunteers.

School Garden Initiative: “Gardening Makes a School”

In fall 2016, the UWC Robert Bosch College monastery garden was officially recognized by the Ministry of Education, Youth and Sports as well as the Ministry of Agriculture and Consumer Protection in Baden-Württemberg. Of the 153 schools to apply for the Schulgarteninitiative 2015/16, our garden was one of several to receive the highest possible ranking and has been designated as an exemplary school garden.

Experiential Learning

NEWS

17. October 2019
UWC Graduate Mohamed Youssef Spoke at Global Affairs

On Oct 16, UWC Robert Bosch College held its third Global Affairs Session, with UWC Pearson College graduate Mohamed Youssef as a speaker. Mohamed currently works as a defense lawyer at the International Criminal Court in the Hague. He has …

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15. October 2019
Looking back at Open Day: a video journey

On September 21, we celebrated our five-year anniversary as a College. Here is a look back to our Open Day and Sommerfest, which attracted more than 800 visitors from Freiburg and beyond. Our student Vasyl interviewed the head of UWC …

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DATES

School Calendar

  • Global Affairs: The refugee crisis in Central America | reading and discussion with author Valeria Luiselli 2019-11-29 at 16:00 – 17:30
  • Special Focus Day: Inequality 2019-12-09 at 09:00 – 17:00
  • Global Affairs: Racism & language (student-led session) 2019-12-11 at 16:00 – 17:30
  • UWC Café 2019-12-14 at 19:30 – 20:30 Auditorium
  • Winter break 2019-12-19 – 2020-01-08
  • Global Affairs with Daniel Mittler (Greenpeace) 2020-01-22 at 16:00 – 17:30
  • Special Focus Day: Sustainability 2020-01-23 at 09:00 – 17:00
  • Project Week 2020-02-02 – 2020-02-08
  • Special Focus Day: Model UN 2020-02-21
  • Host family weekend 2020-03-28 – 2020-03-29

Public Events

  • Kultur in der Kartause | with Acrobat 2020-01-25 at 19:00 – 22:00
  • Kultur in der Kartause | with The Brothers 2020-02-14 at 19:00 – 22:00
  • Kultur in der Kartause | Sommerlesung mit Gottfried Haufe 2020-07-04 at 19:00 – 22:00
  • Sommerfest | Open Day 2020-09-19