Researcher, Global Ethic Institute of the University of Tübingen

Michael Wihlenda, born 1981, studied economics at the University of Regensburg, the Free University of Berlin and the University of Örebro (SE). He then worked at Steinbeis University Berlin and was a founding member of the blended learning program “M.A. in Responsible Management”. Since 2012, he has been a research fellow at the Global Ethic Institute of the University of Tübingen (DE), where he initiated the World Citizen School project. In his dissertation he deals with the social entrepreneurial competencies of student initiatives, which as civil society actors at universities represent role models for self-determined and experiential learning. He has been working at the University of Stuttgart since August 2019. There he heads the AGIL – Working Group for social-innovative Learning. He is also a board member of the World Citizen School Alliance e.V., which hosts the regional university network for “Transformational Learning”.