GOETHEANUM STUDIUM
 

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.

Study Year – 07. October 2019 to 26. June 2020

 
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OUT OF

INNER FLEXIBILITY

LOVE OF LANGUAGE
AND THOUGHT

DESIRE TO ENGAGE

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THROUGH

TEXT STUDY

ARTISTIC COURSES

EXCURSION
AND STUDY TRIPS

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FOR

INDEPENDENT JUDGEMENT

CONVERSATIONAL SKILLS

FOUNDATION
IN ANTHROPOSOPHY

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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.

 
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Exploring

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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.

 

 
 

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.

 
 
 

Seminars

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.

 
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Special Theme

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An Overview of Rudolf Steinre’s Life and Work, Robin Schmidt · The Emergence of Anthroposophy in the 20th Century, Robin Schmidt · Preparation Trip to Chartres and Paris, Constanza Kaliks · Preparation Trip to Chartres and Paris, Joan Sleigh · The Threefold Social Order, Joan Mele · Visit to the different Archives related to Rudolf Steiner Work · Rudolf Steines artistic Impulse, Cathy Schmid · Cosmic Evolution, Wolfgang Held Evolution of the World, Wolfgang Held · Preparation Florence, Robin Schmidt Preparation Florence, Constanza Kaliks · The Foundation Stone Meditation, Christiane Haid · Projective Geometry, Oliver Conradt · The Mysteries of the Bee Hieve, Johannes Wirz · The gerat Teachers of Humanity, Virginia Sease · The 12 Senses, Joan Sleigh · The School of Spiritual Science, Constanza Kaliks, Robin Schmidt and Joan Sleigh · Goethes Faust, Christiane Haid · Ancient and Modern · Rudolf Steiners Mystery Dramas, Herbert O. Hagens · Landscape and Architecture, Rudolf Käsbach and Benno Otter 

 
 
 

Course Leaders

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Constanza Kaliks

Dr. Constanza Kaliks was a teacher of mathematics and a teacher educator for many years in Brazil. She leads the Youth Section and is a Member of the Executive Council at the Goetheanum. 

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Joan Sleigh

Joan Sleigh was a class teacher and teacher educator in South Africa before she became a Member of the Executive Council at the Goetheanum. She is responsible for the “World Initiative Forum”.

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Virginia sease

Dr. Virginia Sease is the founder of the Anthroposophical Studies in English. Her main areas of expertise are Art History, Christology through Anthroposophy. Emeritus Member of Executive Council at the Goetheanum.

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edda nehmiz

Edda Nehmiz is the contact person for all kinds of information around the studies like applications for the study programs, residence permits, financial matters and study trips. 

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Robin Schmid

Robin Schmidt teaches cultural history, philosophy and fundamentals of anthroposophy. He conducts research on digital change in society and education and is head of the “Forschungsstelle Kulturimpuls” Research Institute.

 
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Living with the Goetheanum

 

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.

 

WORLD

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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.

 

LandscAPE

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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.

 
 
 

Edda Nehmiz

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is your contact person for information and applications, 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

 
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