Welcome to the Right Livelihood College Campus Bonn!

Linking the Right Livelihood Award ("Alternative Nobel Prize") Laureates with applied and interdisciplinary research and education

The Right Livelihood College (RLC) is a global education and research initiative of universities and the Right Livelihood Award Foundation, also known as the "Alternative Nobel Prize". The RLC promotes and implements transdisciplinary education and research on social justice, poverty and inequality reduction, and environmental sustainability together with laureates of the “Alternative Nobel Prize”.

Public Talk with 'Alternative Nobel Prize" Laureate Paul F. Walker / CANCELLED

Owing to the lastest developments revolving around the Corona virus, we have to cancel Paul Walker’s visit to Bonn.


Paul F. Walker, who received the Right Livelihood Award in 2013 for “working tirelessly to rid the world of chemical weapons”, is going to visit the RLC Campus Bonn at the Center for Development Research (ZEF) on March 18, 2020. He will give a talk on “The End of Arms Control?”, discussing what needs to be done to head off the new nuclear arms race between the United States and Russia, rebuild East-West relations and engage in depper nuclear arms reduction.

Date:   March 11, 2020  11:00 AM
Venue: Right Conference Room, Ground Floor
Center for Development Research, Genscherallee 3, 53113 Bonn

Read the abstract here.

RLC Bonn offers PhD Research Scholarship

The RLC Campus Bonn offers a DAAD-funded PhD research scholarship on “Land degradation and Farmer Managed Natural Regeneration in Kenya” in collaboration with Tony Rinaudo, which was awarded the Right Livelihood Award in 2018.

Please find the call here.

Closing date for applications is March 31, 2020.

Who we are


Dr. Till Stellmacher (RLC Programme Coordinator)
Mail: t.stellmacher( at )uni-bonn.de
Tel: 0049-(0)-228-734907

Theresa Sander (RLC Programme Assistant)
Mail: t.sander( at )uni-bonn.de
Tel: 0049-(0)-228-734906

Right Livelihood College
RLC Campus Bonn/ RLC Global Secretariat
Genscherallee 3
53113 Bonn, Germany

Fax: 0049-(0)-228-731972

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