UWC Summer Camp
At the United World College in Freiburg, Germany
The summer camp at United World College (UWC) offers 30 young people between the ages of 16 and 18 the opportunity to work together on developing sustainable cities of the future. The summer camp participants come from European UWCs and from Heilbronn. Students from all over the world live at UWC. The Dieter Schwarz Foundation covers the camp costs such as travel, room and board.
The participants spend one week at the UWC campus in Freiburg and another week in Heilbronn. During the summer camp, the young people work on case studies, hear expert lectures or visit relevant organizations and facilities such as the Parks and Public Works Department and wind power plants. The participants then share their impressions, hold discussions, and work in teams to develop a model for their city of the future.
About UWC Robert Bosch College in Freiburg
The UWC Robert Bosch College was established in Freiburg in 2014. UWC’s goal is to bring together young people from around the world and from all social strata to tackle key economic, environmental, societal and social challenges. They learn that change is possible – through open and candid discussion, bold action and a sense of community, which they get to experience while they learn. The 200 students from 100 countries live together for two years and receive a scholarship based on their parents' income.
For more information about UWC Freiburg go to: their website