Sustainability in Berlin Program Kicks Off

Published: Oct. 21, 2014

Students bicycling abroad in Berlin.On September 12th, 9 CLAS students arrived in Berlin to participate in the inaugural semester of the Sustainability in Berlin Program led by Christoph Stefes, Associate Professor for Political Science. Spending 3 months in Germany’s capital, the 3 graduate and 6 undergraduate students will intern with organizations and think tanks such as The Nature Conservancy, WWF, the German Institute for International and Security Affairs, and the Ecologic Institute, CLAS’ partner organization in Berlin.

Students will also take classes with Stefes and Ecologic Institute’s research fellows. During the program, students will explore pivotal issues like climate change, sustainability, and environmental protection. Staying in apartments throughout the city, students will experience one of Europe’s most exciting, vibrant and exciting capitals.