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With 206 students from 88 nations the UWC Robert Bosch College in Freiburg is used to capacity for the first time. For two years, young people from all walks of life learn and live together in an environment that promotes tolerance, intercultural understanding, peace, and justice.

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Success with Social Ideas

They want to make a difference in their immediate surroundings, they help refugees to integrate, organize dance workshops, and support waste reduction. The young people participating in the "changemakerXchange" project have many ideas which they realize in their projects. During a meeting in Berlin and Paretz, they shared their experience and developped international collaboration projects.

"Travel to Europe" Begins in Berlin

Rendezvous in Berlin: 150 students from the Balkans kicked off their four-week trip through the European Union in Berlin. The students are from Albania, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Kosovo, Macedonia, Montenegro, and Serbia. For many of them, this is their first opportunity to visit neighboring European countries and experience Europe.

Digitalization: Risk or Opportunity?

Digitalization is transforming both the world of work and society in general. According to the latest studies, some 18 million workers could be replaced by intelligent machines, for instance. At the Foundation’s Talk in the Park, Dr. Christoph Kucklick and Bernd Dworschak discussed how the future might look.

A Call for More Civility in Religion

Philosopher Julian Nida-Rümelin and author Sherko Fatah took to the stage of Stuttgart’s Schauspielhaus theater in their quest to uncover the origins of religious terrorism. They discussed the shortcomings of Islam, and looked at Western arrogance and religions in transition. For both parties, the separation of politics and religion is key.

2015 German School Award

"Putting wings on learning!" This is the slogan of the German School Award, which was launched by the Robert Bosch Stiftung and the Heidehof Stiftung in 2006. On Wednesday, the 2015 prize-giving took place in Berlin in the presence of the German Chancellor Angela Merkel. The public broadcasting network ARD and the German Weekly Stern are the award’s media partners.

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Ideas Competition "On y va - auf geht's - let's go!"
We support civil and social engagement in Europe and look for charitable projects from different areas such as culture, education, welfare, health, and sport. A project needs to bring participants from Germany, France, and at least one other EU country together. Through October 15, 2015.

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The Robert Bosch Stiftung offers many scholarship programs to support the training and continuing education of international junior executives and enable them to exchange experiences. A large proportion of our programs is directed towards university graduates and post-graduates from the USA and Europe. In addition, we support the integration of gifted children from families, that are facing social, financial or cultural challenges, with special school scholarship programs.
The Robert Bosch Stiftung awards many prizes for exemplary ideas and initiatives in the fields of science, health, international relations, education, society and culture. The aim is to publicize outstanding projects and support their future development.
The competitions organized by the Robert Bosch Stiftung are designed to help develop and disseminate good ideas in a number of different areas. The foundation also runs these international competitions to promote social and cultural exchange. Other competitions aim at fostering the development of schools and assisting the integration of young immigrants in German society.
Programs for Journalists
Journalists play a vital role as mediators by presenting a wide range of topics critically and comprehensibly, making them accessible to wide audiences. Journalists are important partners for the Robert Bosch Stiftung in coverage of science issues and in the field of international relations. We provide continuing education for journalists in the form of seminars, information tours, meetings, and research and study residencies.