Goetheanum Press

The Goetheanum Press is the oldest anthroposophical publishing house.

Library

The Goetheanum Library has approximately 110,000 books. Hours:  Tuesdays 14:00 - 19:00; Fridays 14:00 - 18:00

Study Programs

The Goetheanum offers a full-year study program, "Foundations of Anthroposophy," in English! (The full-time study overseen by the General Anthroposophic Section, is also offered in Spanish/Portuguese and German.) Students from around the world, of various backgrounds and ages, come for an academic year of Anthroposophic studies, including artistic classes.

There are 11 sections at the Goetheanum that offer conferences throughout the year, often translated or held in multiple languages. See the individual websites for current programs.

The following schools and sections offer occupational Anthroposophical courses, diploma programs and research options in Dornach: eurythmy (performing arts section), painting (visual art section), educationbiodynamic agriculturemedicinemathmatics/astronomy and natural science. The youth section located on the Goetheanum hill, houses a multitude of activities and international conferences in English, German and Spanish. The literary arts and humanities section and the social science section can be contacted for questions about involvement, study or research.

Research

The 11 Sections for the School of Spiritual Science are involved in world issues and research projects. 

Here is insight into their current projects: General Anthropsophy ·Natural Science · Agriculture · Medicine · Theraputic Education and Social Therapy · Education · Mathematics-Astronomy · Arts and Humanities · Spoken and Musical/Performing Arts · Visual Arts · Social Science · Youth Section

Comments

We are continually working on the English site. Do you like something we are doing, or is there something that you would like to see here? Email us with inquiries, comments and suggestions, Attn: EN website.

For current event questions,
contact the reception desk:
Phone +41 61 706 42 42, sekretariatnoSpam@goetheanum.org


From Life at the Goetheanum

02.12.2013

Research: Section for Agriculture: Biodynamic preparations

The preparations play a particular part for the biodynamic farmer. Their manufacture and use are intimate processes that depend on esoteric knowledge, personal experience and a particular inner attitude. The various ways of...[more]


02.12.2013

Research: Natural Science Section: Freedom of will

Some years ago neuroscientists such as Gerhard Roth and Wolf Singer claimed in a series of publications that science had provided evidence that there was no such thing as freedom of will.[1] They were referring in particular to...[more]


03.12.2013

Research: Curative Education and Social Therapy Council: Life forms

Social therapy, as we call the work with adults with special needs, sees dynamic development everywhere in the world. From its beginnings in the first half of the 1950s it has set standards as an innovative way of living and...[more]


01.12.2013

General Anthroposophical Society: Christmas Appeal 2013

Dear members of the Anthroposophical Society, On behalf of the Goetheanum and the Goetheanum Leadership Group I, as the treasurer, write to you as every year during Advent to call your attention to the tasks and concerns we...[more]


09.11.2013

General Anthroposophical Society: Members’ Day on 8/9 November 2013

He couldn’t imagine how it might feel to be duty-bound to defend Rudolf Steiner, said a member in one of the workgroups at the Members’ Day on 9 November at the Goetheanum. Because he implied no criticism and had no ulterior...[more]


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Rudolf Steiner’s Mystery Dramas Around the World

Performing, Experiencing & Exploring Destiny Community

21st – 25th July, 2018

Tours

General Tours Introduction to the history of the Goetheanum, the biography of Rudolf Steiner and the foundation of Anthroposophy: Saturdays, 2pm. Meeting point: Reception desk. Registration is not required. In German and English.

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Exhibitions

March 25th, 2017 – January 7th, 2018

Daily from 8 -22:00           

Brentano's Studio

Øya. 77 pictures from Hannes Weigert in the West staircase. Vernissage on March 25th, 2017 at 16:30 with a talk by Bodo von Plato and Eurythmy by Saskia Barnes.

April 2, 2017 – September 20, 2017

Daily from 8 -22:00         

Maximilian Woloschin (1877-1932)

"He went alone to the deserted shore," (Sergej O. Prokofief about Maximilian Woloschin)

Please be aware of adjusted visiting hours for the main auditorium:

 

2.–6.4., 27.4., 19.–24.7: Closed

22.3.: 13.30–14.00

The Goetheanum is a center of a worldwide network of spiritually engaged people. It is the seat of the School of Spiritual Science  and the General Anthroposophical Society, which serves as a place of exchange for those with spiritual questions, and a place for trainings in scientific and artistic fields. 

Events range from lectures on special themes, to large, international conferences, to performances by  ensembles and guest performances in Eurythmy, theater, puppetry and music. 

Situated in the Jura landscape, 10 Kilometers South of Basel, the Goetheanum sits grand on the Dornach hill, with its expressive architecture and picturesque garden park, café, bookstore and gift shop.