Institute of Conscious Education

and Social Transformation

We bring Conscious Education into the Field of Higher Education.

Institute of Conscious Education

and Social Transformation

We bring Conscious Education into the Field of Higher Education.

Institute of Conscious Education

and Social Transformation

We bring Conscious Education into the Field of Higher Education.

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

Our research emphasizes themes related to conscious education and social transformation. We give special attention to academic Steiner Studies.

Education

We develop innovative study programs and post graduate certificates.

Consulting

We offer consultancy to other higher education providers in questions of accreditation and quality assurance.

Development

With our research unit dedicated to Sustainable Urban Development and our study programs, we actively contribute to a brighter future.

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What we do

What we do

CEST, located in Bonn, Germany, is an institute of Alanus University of Arts and Social Sciences. We develop study programs, conduct research, and organize events related to the subjects of Philosophy and sustainable development. For us, conscious education involves exploring possibilities for both inner and structural development.

In addition to our educational and research endeavors, CEST provides quality consultancy services to enhance the accreditation processes for higher education providers.

Forum for Spiritual Philosophy

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 a German study group on Rudolf Steiner's Spiritual Philosophy.

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 a German study group on Rudolf Steiner's Spiritual Philosophy.

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 a German study group on Rudolf Steiner's Spiritual Philosophy.

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.

Listen to our Podcast

Our German podcast gives insights into the spiritual philosophy and epistemology of Rudolf Steiner. In short episodes you can deepen your own understanding and gain insights from our years of research and experience.

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

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