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Environmental Studies Certificate Program Awarded LMU Innovative Teaching Prize

For the Interactive Project “Ecopolis Munich”


We are proud to announce that the RCC’s Environmental Studies Certificate Program has been awarded this year’s LMU Prize for Innovative Teaching for their work on the interactive and interdisciplinary exhibition “Ecopolis Munich: Environmental Stories of Discovery.”

The exhibition was the end result of a rich and diverse seminar taught by lecturers from different disciplines, as well as close cooperation between students and professional designers and curators. The Program will recieve 10,000 euros for future developments and will present the project at the University’s official end-of-year award cememony. The focus of the event this year is recognizing the importance of high-quality and accessible higher education. 

On behalf of all the members of the RCC, we would like to congratulate everyone involved!