Institute of Conscious Education

and Social Transformation

Advancing Higher Education for Social Transformation.

Advancing Higher Education for Social Transformation.

Institute of Conscious Education

and Social Transformation

Advancing Higher Education for Social Transformation.

Advancing Higher Education for Social Transformation.

Institute of Conscious Education

and Social Transformation

Advancing Higher Education for Social Transformation.

Advancing Higher Education for Social Transformation.

Academic Quality Assurance

We focus on academic quality assurance and the assessment of study programs. In collaboration with our partners, we develop and offer Postgraduate Certificates (PGCs), micro and nanodegrees, adhering to recognized academic standards. These programs provide Credit Points that can be validated by Bachelor's and Master's programs, aligning with the Lisbon Convention.

We focus on academic quality assurance and the assessment of study programs. In collaboration with our partners, we develop and offer Postgraduate Certificates (PGCs), micro and nanodegrees, adhering to recognized academic standards. These programs provide Credit Points that can be validated by Bachelor's and Master's programs, aligning with the Lisbon Convention.

We focus on academic quality assurance and the assessment of study programs. In collaboration with our partners, we develop and offer Postgraduate Certificates (PGCs), micro and nanodegrees, adhering to recognized academic standards. These programs provide Credit Points that can be validated by Bachelor's and Master's programs, aligning with the Lisbon Convention.

Research Network

Our Research Network for Sustainable Development aims to connect academics focused on steward ownership and sustainable development, and who share our goal of fostering socially responsible and innovative organizational practices.

Education

We develop advanced academic programs and postgraduate certificates to promote our key themes.

Consulting

We offer consultancy services to higher education providers on accreditation and quality assurance.

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What we do

What we do

Research

Our research includes projects by various PhD candidates on a wide array of topics. In the field of Social Transformation, we focus on subjects such as sustainable development, social responsibility, human rights and environmental due diligence, and steward ownership. In the area of Conscious Education, we place an emphasis on the philosophy of mind, hermeneutic phenomenology, and anthroposophy.

Additionally, we publish the CEST Edition, Cultural Studies Contributions of Alanus University, and, as co-editors, the peer-reviewed journal for international Steiner Studies.

Forum for Conscious Education

Our open forum for Ph.D. students and other interested individuals places special emphasis on topics related to Spiritual Philosophy in the context of Conscious Education. This forum serves as an open platform for those who believe that genuine social transformation is bound to internal change. Additionally, we regularly host meetings related to the topic of Steiner Studies.

Our open forum for Ph.D. students and other interested individuals places special emphasis on topics related to Spiritual Philosophy in the context of Conscious Education. This forum serves as an open platform for those who believe that genuine social transformation is bound to internal change. Additionally, we regularly host meetings related to the topic of Steiner Studies.

Our open forum for Ph.D. students and other interested individuals places special emphasis on topics related to Spiritual Philosophy in the context of Conscious Education. This forum serves as an open platform for those who believe that genuine social transformation is bound to internal change. Additionally, we regularly host meetings related to the topic of Steiner Studies.

Who We Are

About the Institute

CEST is an academic institute of Alanus University of Arts and Social Sciences located near Bonn, Germany. CEST emphasizes interdisciplinary and international activities related to the core values of Alanus University.

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Our podcast offers insights into philosophical perspectives connected to Conscious Education and Social Transformation presented by various academic speakers. In brief episodes, listeners can deepen their understanding and gain insights from extensive research.

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Aaron Rohde M.A. & MLitt
Research Associate
Sustainable Corporate Development

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