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Studies


Spirit as individual reality

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Studies


Spirit as individual reality

 

The ‹Anthroposophical Studies in English› program permits primarily younger people to acquire new orientation and depth in the pursuit of Anthroposophy.

 
 
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OUT OF

INNER FLEXIBILITY

LOVE OF LANGUAGE
AND THOUGHT

DESIRE TO ENGAGE

 

THROUGH

TEXT STUDY

ARTISTIC COURSES

EXCURSION
AND STUDY TRIPS

FOR

INDEPENDENT JUDGEMENT

CONVERSATIONAL SKILLS

FOUNDATION IN ANTHROPOSOPHY

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Inner spaces


 

Exploring Anthroposophy

 

 

Inner spaces


 

Exploring Anthroposophy

 

 

 

The goal of the study programme is to understand and deepen the basic contents and methods of spiritual science. It is a full time study in which a high level of personal engagement is expected.

 
 

Literature

Daily the students work withfour basic writings of Rudolf Steiner: Philosophy of Freedom, Theosophy, Knowledge of the Higher Worlds?, Esoteric Science.

Art course

Painting, drawing, clay, modelling, music, Speech training and Eurythmy, through the exploring and practising artistic skills, the study atat the Goetheanum. Experience and practising support the study at the Goetheanum to develop a creative approach to life and profession.

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Special Theme

On four days of the week special themes pertaining to current research points andsubjects related to Anthroposophy are offered by coworkers at the Goetheanum or guest speakers. These are held in either German or English.

 
 

seminars

Seminars in German

Projective geometry Constanza Kaliks | Great questions of philosophy Constanza Kaliks, Robin Schmidt | Aquarell Painting - Archetypal Phenoma of Colors Esther Gerster | Attentive engagement in the World - Art Observation and Aesthetics Marianne Schubert | Faust by Johann Wolfgang von Goethe Franziska von Nell, Stefan Hasler | Clay modelling - living forms and metamorphosis Astrid Oelssner | Development and Humanity Robin Schmidt | Living in the 21st Century - Hospitality and connection Constanza Kaliks, Robin Schmidt, Bodo von Plato, Joan Sleigh

Seminars in English

Light and Color: A Goetheanistic Approach Johannes Kühl | An Appreciation of Rudolf Steiner’s Carved Group Caroline Chanter | The Significance of the Parsifal Legend Thomas Didden | Clay Modeling Christian Hitsch | The Quality of Money Paul Mackay | Pre-Christian Mysteries and the Mystery of Golgotha Virginia Sease | Geometric Drawing Oliver Conradt | Special Paintings in Florence Virginia Sease | Experiencing the Art of Florence Thorwald Thiersch | Rudolf Steiner’s Meditations and Mantras Virginia Sease | Rudolf Steiner’s Christology Philip Martyn | Education as an Art Joan Sleigh | The Founding of the Anthroposophical Society at the Christmas Conference 1923/24 Virginia Sease

Specials

 
 

Study Trips

The study program involves an excursion to Paris and the Cathedral in Chartres | France, to Florence | Italy as well as excursions to cultural sites in the near surrounding - Colmar and Strasburg | France, Bern and Zurich | Switzerland, Freiburg and Heidelberg | Germany. The cost of excursions is not part of the study fee.

Events

Participation in courses and events of the Research Sections at the Goetheanum as well asconferences of the sections of the School for Spiritual Science at the Goetheanum can deepen the studies and personal points of interest.

 
 
Anthroposophical Studies Advanced

The ‹Anthroposophical Studies in English – Advanced› is intended for students with prior knowledge of Anthroposophy who would like to develop new abilities through deepening their understanding of Anthroposophy in connection with an individual question. The program is suitable for students who already are familiar with Rudolf Steiner’s basic works and are looking for a more extended perspective.

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People


When experience is shared

People


When experience is shared

 

Leadership

Joan Sleigh

Studies in Pedagogy. Birth and schooling in South Africa. In 1982 moved to Germany, mothered four children and trained as Waldorf class teacher. 1995 returned to South Africa. Worked as class teacher at Waldorf School and lecturer at the Centre for Creative Education. Till 2012 member of the Hague Circle and co-ordinator of the Pedagogical Section in Cape Town. Since 2013 member of the Executive Council of the General Anthroposophical Society and the Leadership of the School of Spiritual Science.

 

Virginia Sease

Studies in German literature and training in singing in New York City. Waldorf teachers seminar in Germany. Class Teacher at the Waldorf School in Los
Angeles. PhD in German literature. Assistant Professor in California, developed Waldorf teacher training seminar in Los Angeles. Since 1984 member of the Executive Council of the General Anthroposophical Society and the Leadership of the School of Spiritual Science at the Goetheanum. Publications in themes of Spiritual Science.

 
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Environment


Living with the Goetheanum

 

 

Environment


Living with the Goetheanum

 

 

 
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Campus

The Goetheanum can be viewed both as a cultural centre and a campus. Numerous events, conferences and seminars take place here. Artistic performances, exhibitions of paintings, sculpture and installations add to the programme. Over and above, the Sections of the School of Spiritual Science, as well as various artistic training programs, offer plenty of opportunity to broaden and deepen the experience.

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World

People from all parts of the world come to the Goetheanum. Many cultures, languages and paths of life meet, mingle and complement one another here. This colorful environment provides an exceptional basis for human encounters. As the home of the General Anthroposophical Society and the School of Spiritual Science, the Goetheanum is a privileged vantage point from which the development and contemporary effect of the worldwide Anthroposophical Movement can be experienced.

 
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Landscape

The Goetheanum grounds create a unique living environment in which both past and present-day organic anthroposophical architecture can be experienced. This cultural surrounding resonates with the peaceful Jura landscape. The Goetheanum gardens show the unique combination of landscape architecture, bio-dynamic agriculture and a park area, developed and established over 100 years.

Basel

With its internationally outstanding museums, a high concentration of leading-edge architecture, the university with its vibrant student activities, anddiverse cultural programme, Basel offers Swiss, European and international culture at its best. From the renowned Basel Carnival, numerous pop festivals, to the famous annual Art Basel, this city provides diverse and high-quality stimulation.

 

Contact


Contact


 
 
 

Edda Nehmiz

is your contact person


for information and applications for the study programs, enrolments, residence permits, financial matters and study trips. As "Dean of Students" she will help you with questions about living and studying at the Goetheanum.


Phone: +41 61 706 44 14
Fax: +41 61 706 44 17
study(AT)goetheanum.ch