Introduction
Introduction
Introduction
Introduction
Introduction

School of Spiritual Science

Researching in areas where there is nothing to measure or count, where the tools of anthroposophy make it possible to follow the path to the mysteries of life in order to help the soul and spirit—in animals and humans—find their home.

Sections

  • Becoming Human
  • with Nature
  • through Art
  • in the Social
  • in Healing

Becoming Human

General Anthroposophy

General Anthroposophy

In the General Anthroposophical Section of the School of Spiritual Science, central questions of contemporary humanity and anthroposophy are researched and cultivated.

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Youth

Youth

Spirituality begins with questions and intuitions. In our youth this search is pure and authentic. That is why we encourage young people to create spaces for discussion in order to find their own language and lifestyle for all that lies beyond words.

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with Nature

Natural Sciences

Natural Sciences

As humans we are part of life, its very soul. It becomes conscious in and through us in animals, plants and someday in minerals. The next step is to understand nature, not control it even more but to discover its very essence.

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Agriculture

Agriculture

To live from nature calls upon us to give her life in return. Life is relationship, so our task is to find and discover new life cycles where the earth nourishes us.

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Mathematics-Astronomy

Mathematics-Astronomy

Ancient myths speak of thinking of human beings born from the stars and guided by them. Today, freed from the stars, a new bond can be formed with the universe, which can take humans beyond the sphere of the earth.

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through Art

Performing Arts

Performing Arts

Music, drama, dance, and eurythmy are all art forms of time. They lead us beyond time—it becomes space, panorama. The goal is the imagination, to seek and grasp what is eternal in the moment.

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Visual Arts

Visual Arts

Our spiritual nature as humans and that of all life becomes visible in painting and sculpture, which is beyond words and concepts. Here we experience what is spiritual, where understanding and feeling are united.

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Literary Arts and Humanities

Literary Arts and Humanities

How a text becomes a poem, a shape becomes a sculpture, a picture becomes painting: that is determined by the "how." Beauty and truth come together. Here is the source for the quietest form of human happiness.

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in the Social

Pedagogy

Pedagogy

Pedagogy befitting human beings helps every child to develop its own potential and to understand itself and the world. This type of education encourages children to awaken to what they have intended for life before it begins.

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Social Sciences

Social Sciences

We become human beings among other human beings especially when we cultivate community as a living being. If it is healthy, it cultivates soul and spirit and enables all individuals to grow and find themselves.

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in Healing

Medicine

Medicine

Crisis and transformation are part of the journey to finding oneself. Therefore medicine should not so much seek to defeat the disease as to reawaken the natural health of the organism and give it strength and direction for self-healing.

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Weekly journal

Weekly journal ‹Das Goetheanum›

The weekly journal ‹Das Goetheanum› publishes reflections, in-depth studies, reviews and articles on the current world, the development of anthroposophy and the anthroposophical movement. The journal's editorial staff is independent, but works closely with the School of Spiritual Science, whose activities it seeks to make visible.

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Spirit as Individual Reality

The International Studies Programme at the Goetheanum in Switzerland gives young people in particular the opportunity to learn the fundamentals of anthroposophy. The objective of the studies is to become familiar with and deepen knowledge of fundamental spiritual science contents and methods. The programme is full-time. A high level of individual commitment is required.

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First Class

Rudolf Steiner's lectures for the School

On the occasion of the founding of the General Anthroposophical Society during the 1923/24 Christmas Conference, Rudolf Steiner outlined the School for Spiritual Science and began its operation as its director immediately afterwards. He envisaged dividing it into three classes and sections.

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Goetheanum Leadership

The current members of the Goetheanum Leadership are pictured in this photo. From left to right: Jean-Michel Florin, Constanza Kaliks, Claus-Peter Röh, Marianne Schubert, Gerald Häfner, Joan Sleigh, Georg Soldner, Stefan Hasler, Florian Osswald, Johannes Kühl, Ueli Hurter, Christiane Haid, Oliver Conradt, Justus Wittich (back row).

Secretariat for Members of the School of Spiritual Science

Contact

Members of the School of Spiritual Science and representatives please contact Karin Eckstein

hochschule@goetheanum.ch

Tel: +41 61 706 43 09