The founder of Anthroposophy described its objectives as follows: "Anthroposophy is a path of knowledge that would guide what is spiritual in man to the spiritual in the universe". The word anthroposophy means literally "wisdom of man"; today it signifies "consciousness of man"s humanity".
As center for the worldwide activities of the Anthroposophical Society, the Goetheanum has set itself the task of nurturing a free cultural and spiritual life.
The objectives of the Free University of the Humanities at the Goetheanum is research in the spiritual domain. This implies the founding of a spiritual view of life and a spiritual basis for science, art and religion. Around 120 courses, conferences and congresses take place every year at the Goetheanum.

Out of the Jura landscape, six miles to the south of Basel, the Goetheanum rises from the Dornach hill.


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Rüttiweg 45

Visitor Information

Telephone Number: 41 (0)61 701 42 42
Fax: 41 (0)61 701 43 14
Transportation: By train: from Basel SBB direction Laufen to Dornach-Arlesheim and by local bus 66 to the "Goethanum"
By tram: no. 10 fromt Aeschenplatz in Basel to Dornach-Arlesheim und local bus 66 to the "Goetheanum"
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