Checkliste Bewerbung & Einreise

Zusammenfassende Checkliste für den Bewerbungsvorgang und die Einreise in die Schweiz.

Student residence

The Goetheanum has a student residence comprising 6 shared apartments and 36 furnished single rooms. The rooms are equipped with a single bed, wardrobe, shelf, desk with chair and lamp, armchair and a washbasin. Each shared apartment has a fully equipped kitchen, offers each student a locker to store their own food and a shared bathroom.



For the in-service and continuing professional development courses we have compiled a selection of accommodation options on the Goetheanum website. These range from simple guest rooms to grand hotels. You will also find offers for youth hostels.

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Part time employment

During their studies, students have the opportunity to work as cleaners on duty at the Goetheanum as part-time student employment. The number of these positions is limited; there are approximately four new positions to be filled each year. If you are interested, please send us an application.

Living in Switzerland

Visa, finding a flat, health insurance... What do I need to think about to study in Switzerland? We have compiled some information and links for you here.


By train: from Basel SBB station in the direction of Laufen with the S3 to Dornach-Arlesheim, then continue with local bus 66 to the "Goetheanum" stop.

By tram: from Basel SBB with line 10 to Dornach-Arlesheim station. Continue with local bus 66 to the "Goetheanum" stop.

By car: Motorway Basel direction Delémont, exit Reinach-Süd, signpost Dornach, then signpost Goetheanum. There is a charge for parking at the Goetheanum (also in the evening and on weekends and public holidays).

Parking: Day tickets can be purchased inexpensively at the Goetheanum reception. Full-time students can purchase a monthly parking permit for a special price at the Goetheanum reception.

On foot: 15 minutes from Dornach-Arlesheim railway station.


Due to the current Covid-19 pandemic, it is urgently advised to regularly check with the relevant authorities about the current and sometimes rapidly changing regulations. Please inform yourself about possible adjustments to the study programme.

General conditions

As a rule, no previous education is required for study at the Goetheanum, apart from a good knowledge of the course language. The number of participants is limited in order to ensure a seminar-style study and individual support for students. Admission to the study programme takes place after a written application and, if necessary, an admission interview.

General conditions