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06. July 2020
2020 IB Diploma results

Comment by our Rektor Laurence Nodder: Dear UWC Robert Bosch College Community, The official International Baccalaureate (IB) Diploma results have published for the Class of 2020. Overall, these are in line with the dedication and commitment of our students, well …

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17. June 2020
Corona-Update

In a nutshell: Hosting students over summer break: The spring term has officially ended on June 9th; 58 students remain on campus due to ongoing global travel restrictions or unsafe situation in their respective home countries. The College appreciates any …

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02. June 2020
Message of solidarity by Laurence Nodder

Clearly and unambiguously, I wish to state solidarity with all RBC graduates currently studying and living in the USA, and with all the members within our community who are or have been affected by oppression or discrimination. I cannot fully …

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04. May 2020
“Teaching is so much more than the packaged delivery of information”

Today, on May 4th, on-site classes resume at UWC Robert Bosch College – after a 7-week-isolation period and a teaching online experience completely new to the College. Lydia White has been with RBC since its foundation in 2014. The English …

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23. April 2020
“I am practicing my skills in inquiring digitally”: Voices from Home-Office

Since March 13, UWC Robert Bosch College has been in a state of self-isolation; at the moment, 120 students and 20 staff members live on campus. The rest of our college staff has been working remotely. Whether in an administrative …

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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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02. March 2020
Planting 24,000 trees with High Atlas Foundation

Freiburg, March 2, 2020 – Robert Bosch College, the Freiburg based United World College, started to officially cooperate with the Moroccan High Atlas Foundation on February 27, 2020: by the end of the year, 24,000 fruit and nut trees are …

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18. February 2020
Teaching at UWC RBC: “We could actually change something”

What makes teaching at a UWC so special? Our student Antonia Bonnaire, currently in her second year at UWC RBC, asked herself this question. During a conversation with Maths and TOK teacher Angus Liu from Hongkong, she explored different aspects …

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05. February 2020
Public Talk | The work of the High Atlas Foundation

On Wednesday, the 26th of February at 8 pm at UWC Robert Bosch College, Yossef Ben-Meir, president and joint founder of High Atlas Foundation (HAF) in Marrakesh, will talk about the work of HAF in the Atlas Mountains. The organization …

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31. January 2020
Environment │Research project on insect mortality

Insect mortality often made headlines in recent years. It also became clear how little we know about developments in this area. A group of students from UWC RBC works with researchers from the Department of Nature Conservation and Landscape Ecology …

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30. January 2020
Concert | “The Brothers” from Freiburg on Feb 14, 2020

A highlight in February 2020: The acoustic trio ‘The Brothers’ will perform on 14 February 2020 as part of the “Kultur in der Kartause” charity event series at UWC Robert Bosch College in Freiburg. With an insight into the early …

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30. December 2019
Süddeutsche Zeitung: “A School for Changemakers”

On December 30, 2018, the Süddeutsche Zeitung published an article about UWC Robert Bosch College. Author Claudia Henzler spent a day at our school, taking French lessons with our Canadian teacher Pascale Chretien, speaking to students, to our Academic Director …

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05. December 2019
New scholarship at UWCRBC for a student from SOS Children’s Village

200 young people from over 90 countries live and study at UWC Robert Bosch College. Almost all of them receive grants that enable them to spend two years on our campus in Freiburg. Together with 400 former students and through …

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25. October 2019
Concert | QUERBEAT Rieselfeld Choir

The “Kultur in der Kartause” charity series, launched in June 2019, now continues; on Saturday, November 16, the choir Querbeat from Freiburg’s district Rieselfeld will be a guest at UWC Robert Bosch College. After successful performances by the singer-songwriter duo …

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23. October 2019
My Digital Revolution: Public Theme Day on Nov 7, 2019

My Digital Revolution: Artificial Intelligence – China, the USA and the EU Theme day with international experts from industry and science Our digital world is exponentially expanding – how is artificial intelligence impacting us? Do we embrace or resist these …

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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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02. October 2019
Shelby and Gale Davis’ Visit at UWC Robert Bosch College

On 26th and 27th of Sep, UWC Robert Bosch College had welcomed Shelby Davis and his wife Gale Davis on campus. Shelby Davis is UWC’s greatest philanthropic supporter, who invested in the UWC movement and its students through initiatives including …

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19. September 2019
5-Year Anniversary, and Looking Forward.

UWC Robert Bosch College is five years old! In the bigger scheme of things five years is not very long. Yet already 400 students have graduated from “RBC”, their lives deeply enriched through this opportunity. Another 200 students currently are …

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18. September 2019
Open Day Celebration on Sep 21, 2019

Freiburg’s United World College celebrates its annual Open Day on Saturday, September 21st from 12 – 5 pm. Come visit us for some food, music & cultural activities, or take a guided tour over campus and the historical monastery garden. …

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17. September 2019
Prof Howard Gardner’s Visit to UWC Robert Bosch College

Prof. Howard Gardner visited UWC Robert Bosch College from Sunday, September 15 through Wednesday, September 18. Prof. Gardner is a Harvard Graduate School of Education Professor of Harvard Education and Harvard’s Project Zero which is Harvard UWC Impact study. He …

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24. August 2019
Student Arrival: Welcome Generation 6!

Students arrived on campus on August 23 for another year at UWC Robert Bosch College. 102 first-year students are joining us this term, for the first time also from Ireland, Latvia, Tunisia, Liechtenstein and Haiti. All students scheduled to arrive …

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08. July 2019
Congratulations to the RBC 4th Generation!

On Saturday, July 6th, the International Baccalaureate has published the results of all 2019 IB exam students worldwide. Today, our Rektor Laurence Nodder has shared the results of UWC RBC students with us – here is his summary: “There are …

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03. April 2019
“Providing information is key”: The Kashmir conflict from two perspectives

In this interview with Badische Zeitung, our students Ibrahim from Pakistan and Suhail from the Kashmir region (under India) share their experiences with and perspectives on the current conflict. This interview is a direct translation from “Aufklärung ist der Anfang” …

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03. January 2019
Developing a student-centered program

Together with colleagues, our English teacher Ksenia Filatov from Australia has created a professional development committee – aimed at developing a student-centered program. In our annual report, she has described the process and some of the outcomes.  At the end …

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10. December 2018
Sustainability Focus Day

On December 10th, we hosted the second Special Focus Day of the school year here at the College focusing on sustainability. After 23 different hands-on morning workshops and a plenary session including video messages from UWC alumni who graduated 32 …

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20. November 2018
Wild Bee Scientists: Our insect house project

Together with scientists from the University of Freiburg’s Department for Landscape Ecology, a group of UWC Robert Bosch College students are conducting research into insect biodiversity in Germany. The project, supported by the Robert Bosch Stiftung initiative “Our Common Future”, …

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12. November 2018
Theater Performance: “Raising awareness for how we perceive cancer”

Our two students Vlada and Eirini, both second-years at the College, have recently performed in the dance theater project “Die Krone an meiner Wand (The crown on my wall)” at Theater Freiburg, directed by Gary Joplin and Monica Gillette. Together …

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09. November 2018
Stolpersteine Service Project

“The Stolpersteine service has already taught me that people in Freiburg really value the project, and the commemoration that it represents. Numerous times during service, we have been stopped while cleaning by people telling us how grateful they are for …

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11. October 2018
Diversity in the classroom

At the heart of our approach to educating students for peace and sustainability is the idea of deliberate diversity: by selecting students from a variety of different backgrounds and by creating a microcosm, a world in miniature, we provide a …

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28. September 2018
Project Week Fall 2018

Starting this coming weekend until October 6th, our students will be away from campus for the first Project Week of the term. Together with staff supervisors, they came up with 28 projects, most of them with a service-oriented or outdoor …

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11. September 2018
Open Day

On Saturday, September 22, we will open our campus to visitors from Freiburg and beyond. Come and explore UWC Robert Bosch College, take a tour over campus with students, learn more about the UWC movement and find out how to …

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24. August 2018
Student Arrival Day Update

On August 24, our students arrived at UWC Robert Bosch College for the fall term 2018 – 98 second-year students and 106 first-year students coming from over 100 countries, this year including the Bahamas, Honduras, Mauritius and Zambia for the …

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11. July 2018
Making a difference beyond UWC

Earlier this term, second-year students (and now recent graduates) Paul from the Philippines and Yvonne from Burkina Faso have received two of this year’s GoMakeADifference awards for their project ideas. Starting 2016, the founders of GoMakeADifference have rolled out their …

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14. June 2018
Summer Break has started

The summer break has officially started at UWC Robert Bosch College today! With the first-year students leaving campus on June 13, our campus will get quieter during the months of June, July and August. All students will return on August …

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29. May 2018
Open Garden Day in Freiburg

Come visit us! On June 10, 2018 we will participate in Freiburg’s Open Garden Day from 11 am until 5 pm: 13 gardens in and around Freiburg will be open for the public to explore, also our former monastery garden. …

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16. May 2018
Livestream for Closing Ceremony

On May 20th at 11am, we will say good-bye to our third generation of students! Following our tradition from the past years, we will hand over the UWCRBC graduation certificates as part of a 2-hour-long ceremony, which is framed and …

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30. April 2018
Academic term 2018/2019: Key Dates

The most important key dates for the academic term 2018/2019 can now be viewed here as an overview PDF. We’ve also summarized the holiday and vacation periods as well as departure and arrival times for you here. Please also note …

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22. February 2018
“He will make it”: Student portayed by ‘DIE ZEIT’

translated from the German original, published in DIE ZEIT 08/2018 As a child, Jeremias couldn’t stand the conditions of his home, so he went to the youth welfare office. Today, he dreams of studying at Harvard. Jeremias was eleven years …

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31. January 2018
On transitions: from RBC to Princeton

Alumnus Donovan Cassidy-Nolan (UWCRBC 2015-17) from Canada was a student of the second generation at UWC Robert Bosch College. Since fall 2017, he has been studying at Princeton University in the U.S., where he was recently featured as part of …

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26. January 2018
Inequality Special Focus Day

On January 22, students of UWC Robert Bosch College organized and took part in a Special Focus Day on inequality. Special Focus Days take place four times a year and highlight a concept which is explored through workshops, seminars, games …

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15. January 2018
UNICEF Charity Concert

The members of the UNICEF CAS at UWC Robert Bosch College would like to invite host families and Freiburg locals to come and join the students for an afternoon filled with music and dance and to get to know the …

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10. January 2018
Global Ethics Exhibition

In November 2016, UWC Robert Bosch College was awarded Global Ethics School by the Stiftung Weltethos and joined a network of 15 schools spread across Germany, all dedicated to integrating interfaith education into their curriculum. The network meets bi-annually at …

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30. October 2017
“We do not build walls, we are inclusive rather than exclusive”

Christian Hodeige, a 1977 Pearson graduate is the editor of the newspaper Badische Zeitung. He has been involved with the German National Committee since 1986. This interview with BZ-editor Julia Littmann took place during the annual UWC Heads & Governance …

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School Term Dates 2020/2021

Find the most important key dates for the academic year 2020/2021 here to download.

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School Calendar

  • All students arrive on Campus 2020-08-22 at 10:00 – 18:00
  • College opening 2020-08-23 at 08:00 – 09:00
  • Y1 students meet their Host Families 2020-10-18 at 14:30 – 16:30
  • Programme closes at 21:00 for Fall Break 2020-10-23 at 21:00 – 21:00
  • Fall break 2020-10-24 – 2020-11-01
  • Students return to Campus 2020-11-01

Public Events

  • Führung |"Lost places": die Kartause früher und heute (mit VistaTours) 2020-09-17 at 18:00 – 20:30 Treffpunkt Alter Meierhof
  • ProSpecieRara: SortenerhalterInnen-Treff 2020-12-04 at 15:00 – 18:00 UWC Robert-Bosch-College

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