RWTH Presents the IntSpire Award to the Student Association "3 E's 4 Africa"
RWTH Aachen University has presented the internal award "IntSpire" to the student association "3 E's 4 Africa".Copyright: © Heike Lachmann
Professor Ute Habel, RWTH Vice-Rector for International Affairs, presented the award as part of RWTHtransparent. IntSpire was awarded for the first time in 2021 and it is presented annually to employees, students, chairs, institutes or facilities of the University that are particularly committed to internationalization. More than 14,000 students and around 900 employees with an international background study and work at RWTH, so living internationality is a central aspect of the University.
The association "3 E’s 4 Africa" has been supporting African students and doctoral candidates at universities in Africa since 2020. In Germany, 13 RWTH students and alumni are currently involved. Their goal is to promote research projects on the topics of energy transition, climate change mitigation and climate change adaptation through education, empowerment and ecofriendliness - which are the three "E's" in the association's name.