Presentation of Johanna. Wittum-School Pforzheim
About Pforzheim • Located in the south-west of Germany near Stuttgart • Called the „Gate“ to the Black Forest • 110. 000 inhabitants • Founded by the Romans
Main Industries in Pforzheim • Production of jewelry Because of its importance in this industry Pforzheim has received the nickname „Goldtown“. • Metallic industry The metallic industry in Pforzheim is mainly associated with the production and design of car parts.
View over Pforzheim
Johanna-Wittum-School The Main Entrance
Johanna-Wittum-School • A vocational high school • 1300 students and 137 teachers • Founded in 1973 Our school is specialized in 3 different branches: Biotechnology, Nutritional Science with Chemistry and Social Sciences.
Johanna-Wittum-School We are among the first four biotechnological high schools in Germany which were founded in 2001/02. We are equipped with two security labs for genetic engineering experiments on level one (S 1 -lab).
Johanna-Wittum-School JWS is a competence center for regional teacher education in the field of biotechnology.
International Contacts JWS has established intensive relationships with: • National and international partner schools also in China and the USA • The German Cancer Research Center in Heidelberg • The company Roche in Basel, Penzberg and Mannheim
International Partners visit the JWS Meeting of the Comenius Project Partners in 2014
Cultural Events The cultural events we want to offer you during your stay in Germany include: • • • The Monastery in Maulbronn The Daimler Museum in Stuttgart The Ludwigsburg Palace The Black Forest Heidelberg Roche Diagnostics
Roche Diagnostics • Roche Diagnostics is an international company in biotechnological methods and supports our project and the Johanna-Wittum. School
Links For more informations go to the web-site from our AG: http: //www. sustainable-bioenergy. de/ Or from our school: http: //www. johanna-wittum-schule. de/
Thank you very much for your attention. We are looking forward seeing you in Germany.