Learning to change the world by acting together.


The World Citizen School is an innovation in education at the Global Ethics Institute Tübingen. It encourages voluntary student commitment and self-determined, value-oriented learning. The goal of all participants is a strong global civil society.

At the University of Tübingen, more than 350 engaged students from over 30 student initiatives and social startups learn from and with each other, establish cooperations and start projects together. We, the teams of the World Citizen School, guide and support them in this process.



At a glance | The World Citizen School is …


… a home for engaged students, social initiatives and start-ups
… a voice-booster for student engagement
… a free learning space for self-determined, value-oriented learning
… an incubator for social-innovative projects and social startups





Our initiatives