The Biodynamic Land Trust
Biodynamic Man. Alan Brockman and his biodynamic farm (Youtube Video 17 min.)
International Biodynamic Association (IBDA)
Section for Agriculture (School of Spiritual Science at the Goetheanum)
Seeds and breeding
Steiner on agriculture
What is biodynamic agriculture?
The BioBoden Cooperative
DMOZ (worldwide directory)
International Federation of Organic Agriculture Movements IFOAM (Europe)
Organic agriculture (EU)
Soil Association (UK)
Worldwide Opportunities on Organic Farms
Berufsverband Biographiearbeit Schweiz (Switzerland)
Berufsvereinigung Biographiearbeit auf Grundlage der Anthroposophie e.V. (Germany)
Christophori International (Romania)
Freie Akademie für angewandte Biographie-Arbeit auf Grundlage der Anthroposophie
Internationales Forum für Biographiearbeit als Beruf auf Grundlage der Anthroposophie
Therapeuten in Deutschland, die Biographiearbeit anbieten (Germany)
Biography Work Japan
Companies that also work with anthroposophical ideas
and some associations for natural cosmetics
BDIH Kontrollierte Natur-Kosmetik (Germany)
ICEA Environmental and Ethical Certification Institute (Italy)
People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA)
Drug addiction treatment
Drug addiction treatment
Fondation La Clairière (Switzerland)
For people aged 16-24 who suffer from mental problems, addiction and/or difficulty with social integration.
Gemeinschaftskrankenhaus Havelhöhe (Germany)
Drug rehabilitation ward.
Hiram Haus (Germany)
Anthroposophically-extended social and addiction therapy.
Youth services and assistance with addiction combined.
Phoenix - Centro de Investigación Diagnóstico y Tratamiento de Adicciones (Chile)
Treatment for people who have severe cases of drug addiction.
Clinic for drug-related illnesses. Social-therapeutic village for youth.
Alliance for Childhood
Bund der Freien Waldorfschulen (international association of Waldorf schools)
The European Council for Steiner/Waldorf Education
Friends of Waldorf Education
International Association for Steiner/Waldorf Early Education
Learning for Well-being
Pedagogical Section of the School of Spiritual Science (Goetheanum)
Literature (extensive list by the Pedagogical Section at the Goetheanum)
Waldorf Community Worldwide: A Selection of famous graduates (Youtube film 6:43 min.)
Includes some famous Waldorf parents
Education for people with special needs
Education for people with special needs
Camphill Association of North America
Camphill Communities of Ireland
Camphill in England and Wales
Council for Curative Education and Social Therapy
European Co-operation in Anthroposophical Curative Education and Social Therapy
Worldwide Congresses for Persons with Disabilities
The Ethical Fashion Initiative
Fair Trade Africa
Fair Trade Federation
Fair World Project
Fashion shop finder (Switzerland)
Frank & Faith (UK)
FTC Cashmere (Switzerland)
The Good Trade (USA)
Honest by (Belgium)
Maggie's Organics (USA)
Pants to Poverty (UK)
People Tree (UK)
The Studio Ecocentric (Germany)
World Fair Trade Organisation
Anthroposophic Medicine (brief introduction)
Anthroposophic Medicine: introductory video from the 1990s (43 min.)
European Coalition on Homeopathic and Anthroposophic Medicinal Products ECHAMP
European Federation of Patients' Associations for Anthroposophic Medicine EFPAM
Foundation for Anthroposophic Medicine
Hospitals (see list below)
International Association of Anthroposophic Pharmacists IAAP
International Coordination of Anthroposophic Medicine
International Council of Anthroposophic Nursing Associations ICANA
International Federation of Anthroposophic Medical Associations
Medical Section of the School of Spiritual Science (Goetheanum)
Medicinal products: overview of manufacturers in Anthroposophic Medicine
Patients and Friends of Anthroposophic Medicine PAFAM
Rudolf Steiner on the topic of medicine
Vade Mecum External Applications in Anthroposophic Nursing
Hospitals and clinics offering anthroposophic medicine
Germany - Regular hospitals for acute cases
Filderklinik - Anthroposophic medicine: acute and holistic medicine
Also: paediatrics and child psychiatry, neonatology
psychosomatics and psychotherapy
Im Haberschlai 7, 70794 Filderstadt, Germany
Tel.: +49 - 711 - 77 03 - 0; +49 - 711 - 77 03 - 0
Havelhöhe Community Hospital - Clinic for anthroposophic medicine
Also: diabetology, gastroenterology, cardio-pulmonology, psychotherapeutic medicine, surgery, gynaecology, obstetrics
Kladower Damm 221, 14089 Berlin, Germany
Tel.: +49 - 30 - 365 01 - 0
Gemeinschaftskrankenhaus Herdecke - Anthroposophic medicine
Also: paediatrics, psychiatrics for children, youth and adults, psychosomatics, early rehabilitation, neurology, neurosurgery, paraplegic centre
Gerhard-Kienle-Weg 4, 58313 Herdecke, Germany
Tel: +49 - 2330 - 62- 0
Germany - Clinics and wards for internal medicine
Hospital for internal medicine
Oncology, day clinic, palliative care
Am Eichhof 30, 75223 Niefern-Öschelbronn, Germany
Tel: +49 - 7233 - 68 - 0
Paracelsus-Zentrum -für Anthroposophische Medizin
Oncology, cardiology, gastroenterology
Burghaldenweg 60, 75378 Bad Liebenzell-Unterlengenhardt, Germany
Tel: +49 - 7052 - 925 - 0
Germany - Clinics specialising in psychiatry, neurology, psychosomatics and psychotherapeutic medicine
Friedrich-Husemann-Klinik - Clinic for psychiatry and psychotherapy
Friedrich-Husemann-Weg 8, 79256 Buchenbach bei Freiburg, Germany
Tel: +49 - 7661 - 392 - 0
Superregional centre for psychosomatic medicine and holistic health, gastroenterology, psychiatry, psychotherapy, psychosomatics, neurology, psychotraumatology, homeopathy/natural medicine
Am Kurpark 1, 56112 Lahnstein, Germany
Tel: +49 - 2621 - 915 - 0
Germany - Rehabilitation clinics
Alexander von Humboldt Klinik - Geriatric rehabilitation centre in Bad Steben
Dr. Gebhardt-Steuer-Str. 24, 95138 Bad Steben, Germany
Tel: +49 - 9288 - 920 - 400
Haus am Stalten - Sanatorium for general and anthroposophic medicine
Staltenweg 25, 79585 Steinen-Endenburg, Germany
Tel: +49 - 7629 - 91 09 - 0
Reha-Klinik Schloss Hamborn - Rehabilitation clinic
Tumour after-treatment, mother-child ward, treatment of the musculoskeletal system, somatoform disorders
33178 Borchen, Germany
Tel: +49 - 5251 - 38 86 - 0
Alpenhof - Mutter-und-Kind-Kurheim - Mother and child rehabilitation
Breitensteinweg 6, 87549 Kranzegg, Germany
Tel: +49 – 8327- 923 - 0
Germany - Doctor search
Internal medicine: oncology (also a day clinic), cardiology, pneumology, psychosomatics, psychiatry. Also day clinics for family medicine, paediatrics and gynaecology
Pfeffingerweg 1, CH - 4144 Arlesheim, Switzerland
Tel.: +41 - 61 - 705 - 71 11, Info-Telefon: 061 705 70 00
Internal medicine: oncology, gastroenterology, pneumology, surgery, gynaecology, obstetrics, urology
Bergstr. 16, CH - 8805 Richterswil, Switzerland
Tel.: +41 - 44 - 787 - 21 21
Casa di Cura Andrea Cristoforo
Via Collinetta 25, CH - 6612 Ascona, Switzerland
Tel.: +41 - 91 - 786 96 00
Regionalspital Emmental AG - Abteilung Komplementärmedizin
Dorfbergstr. 10, CH - 3550 Langnau i.E., Switzerland
Tel.: +441 - 34 - 421 31 31
Ospidal Engiadina Bassa - Abteilung Komplementärmedizin
Via Ospidal 280, CH - 7550 Scuol, Switzerland
Tel.: +41 - 81- 861 10 00
The Raphael Medical Centre
Hollanden Park, Coldharbour Lane, Hildenborough, Tonbridge, Kent, TN11 9LE, Great Britain
Tel: +1732 833924
Casa Raphael, Roncegno - Natural cures (general medicine)
Piazza de Giovanni 4, I - 38050 Roncegno (Trento), Italy
Tel.: +39 / 461 - 77 20 00, www.casaraphael.com
Money and the economy
Money and the economy
Cultura Bank (Norway)
Freie Gemeinschaftsbank (Switzerland)
GLS Bank (Germany)
Merkur Cooperative Bank (Denmark)
La NEF (France)
Triodos Bank (Netherlands, Belgium, UK, Spain, Germany)
Global Alliance for Banking on Values
Complementary currencies, LETS and time banks
Ash-worth Time Bank Rural Wellbeing (UK)
Banco Palmas (Brazil)
Community Exchange System (international)
Community Forge (international)
Complementary Currency Resource Center (international)
Dane County TimeBank (USA)
Directory of Time Banks (international)
European Citizens' Initiative (EU)
Fureai Kippu (Japan)
Gets plus (international)
Hour Exchange Portland (USA)
Ithica hours (USA)
Time Banks (USA)
Time Bank of Athens (Greece)
Time Banking UK
Examples of initiatives by people who are developing and putting into practice new ways of interacting in the economic sphere.
Associação Comunitária Monte Azul (Brazil)
Slum renovation, education for children and young people, culture, health care and environmental conservation.
Confédération paysanne (France)
A union for peasant agriculture and the defence of its workers.
Fair Trade International (worldwide)
An alternative approach to conventional trade based on a partnership between producers and traders, businesses and consumers.
An independent, non-profit organisation that fights for the right of consumers to know exactly what they are buying and to enjoy good food that is healthy and uncontaminated.
Organic products ensuring the welfare of all involved - farmers, suppliers, processors, packers and drivers.
An idea of sustainable development and giving back to the community as practised in Egypt.
Stichting Grondbeheer (Netherlands)
Non-profit foundation uses gift money to free up biodynamic agricultural land and lease it to biodynamic farmers.
RSF Social Finance
An investment fund which supports RSF's Social Enterprise Lending Program, which provides mortgage loans, working capital lines of credit, and inventory financing exclusively to non-profit and for-profit organizations dedicated to improving the well-being of society and the environment.
Stiftung Edith Maryon (Switzerland)
A foundation dedicated to supporting socially responsible places of residence and work.
trias foundation (Germany)
Stewarding land in trust, taking it out of the market.
Working with three distinct sectors of society
Can societal structures be shaped in a radically new way, so that human nature can thrive within them?
Hawthorne Valley Center for Social Research
Institute for Social Threefolding
Global Network for Social Threefolding
Initiative Network Threefolding
Unconditional Basic Income
More autonomy for entrepreneurs and workers, greater efficiency in state social systems, ensuring the dignity of all people, encouraging the potential for creativity, enabling learning and much more.
Basic Income Earth Network (worldwide)
Basic Income Ireland (Ireland)
Basic Income Network Italia (Italy)
Citizen's Income Trust (UK)
Mouvement Français pour un Revenu de Base (France)
Netzwerk Grundeinkommen (Germany)
Red Renta Básica (Spain)
Rendimento Básico Incondicional (Portugal)
Vereniging Basisinkomen (Netherlands)
Generation Basic Income (Switzerland)
Akademie Anthroposophische Medizin (Germany)
Research, teaching and science, as well as the facilitation of networking in Anthroposophic Medicine. An initiative of the Association of Anthroposophic Physicians in Germany.
ARCIM Academic Research in Complementary and Integrative Medicine (Germany)
Scientific research in complementary and integrative medicine, especially including Anthroposophic Medicine, in accordance with the Equator Network guidelines. Since 2010.
Carl Gustav Carus-Institut (Germany)
Interdisciplinary collaboration between medical scientists, biologists, chemists, physicists and pharmacists, particularly the research and development of mistletoe (Viscum album L.) as a treatment for cancer. Since 1966.
Forschungsinstitut Berlin Havelhöhe (Germany)
Clinical, practice-oriented research in connection with the hospital Gemeinschaftskrankenhaus Havelhöhe. Conceptualisation and Evaluation of Anthroposophic Medicine. Since 1999.
Gesellschaft für Goetheanistische Forschung (Germany)
Currently researching questions relating to biodynamic agriculture. Since 1986.
Institute for Applied Epistemology and Medical Methodology at the University of Witten/Herdecke (Germany)
Epistemology and the development and application of scientific and medical research methodology in which special attention is paid to human dignity and the human capacity for truth and freedom. Since 1994.
Institut HISCIA (Switzerland)
The development of effective mistletoe medicines for the treatment of cancer. One breakthrough was the development of a machine to manufacture Iscador that mixes summer and winter harvested mistletoe saps in a particular way. Since 1949.
Institute of Complementary Medicine (IKOM) (Switzerland)
Cooperative projects with Inselspital Bern, in addition to other university institutes in Switzerland and abroad to study and develop the therapies of complementary medicine (anthroposophically extended medicine, homeopathy, neural therapy and Traditional Chinese Medicine/Acupuncture).
The Institute of Flow Sciences (Germany)
Scientific and practical research of water, based on scientific methods as well as Rudolf Steiner's spiritual science. Since 1959.
The Integrative Care Science Center (Sweden)
Patient-oriented interdisciplinary research in Integrative Medicine.
Louis Bolk Institute (Netherlands)
Practice-oriented research in sustainable agriculture, nutrition and health. Since 1976.
Mellifera e.V. - Vereinigung für wesensgemässe Bienenhaltung (Germany)
Sustainable and ecological beekeeping in accord with the bees' own nature. Since 1985.
Der Merkurstab (Germany)
A journal for Anthroposophic Medicine in Germany.
The Nature Institute (USA)
Developing new qualitative and holistic approaches to seeing and understanding nature and technology in context. Since 1998.
PETRARCA - European Academy for the Culture of Landscape (Germany)
A forum for dialog and research for people concerned with the preservation, maintenance and development of European landscape culture. Since 2000.
Professorship Anthroposophic Healthcare (Netherlands)
The University of Applied Sciences Leiden is the only one in the Netherlands with a professorship that focusses on anthroposophic healthcare.
Research Department Klinik Arlesheim (Switzerland)
Interprofessional research by doctors, therapists and nurses at Klinik Arlesheim. Whenever possible in collaboration with other hospitals, research institutes, medicine manufacturers and universities. Since 1921.
Research Institute at the Goetheanum (Switzerland)
Research in biology, agricultural sciences, medicinal plants, chemistry, physics, and image-forming methods, within the framework of the Natural Science Section of the School of Spiritual Science at the Goetheanum. Since 1924.
Society for Clinical Research, Berlin (Germany)
Clinical research with Iscador (mistletoe) in the treatment of cancer and precancerous conditions, geriatric and other illnesses, as well as with Cannabis sativa in the treatment of advanced cancer, chronic pain and multiple sclerosis. Since 1994.
Universitätsklinikum Freiburg, Zentrum für Naturheilkunde (Germany)
Naturopathic research and teaching at Universitätsklinikum, Freiburg.
Witten/Herdecke University (Germany)
Research and teaching based on a comprehensive, internationally recognized concept of Integrative Medicine:
Institute for Research in Operative Medicine (IFOM)
Institut für Integrative Medizin (IfIM)
Interdisciplinary Centre for Health Services Research (IZVF)
Zentrum für Biomedizinische Ausbildung und Forschung (ZBAF)
Zentrum für Studien in der klinischen Medizin (ZFKM)
Zentrum für klinische Studien der Universität Witten/Herdecke
Scientific literature on Anthroposophic Medicine (pdf, updated to 19 April 2013)
Therapy - art therapy
Therapy - art therapy
Art therapy enhanced by anthroposophy
AnthroMed Arts Therapy
International Coordination of Anthroposophic Arts Therapy (international website in German)
International Federation of Anthroposophic Arts and Eurythmy Therapies (international)
Therapeutische Sprachgestaltung (Germany and Switzerland)
Österreichischen Vereinigung Anthroposophisch Orientierter Kunsttherapien
Beroupsvereniging voor Antroposofische kunsttherapeuten en eurythmietherapeuten (Belgium)
Berufsverband für Anthroposophische Kunsttherapie e.V.
Association of Anthroposophic Therapeutic Arts
Associazione Professionale "Arteterapeuti Antroposofi"
Nederlandse vereniging voor kunstzinnige therapieën op antroposofische grondslag
Association of Anthroposophical Art Therapists in North America
Föreningen för antroposofisk konstterapi
Art Therapy Links in Switzerland
Schweizer Verband für Anthroposophische Kunsttherapie
Therapy - bodywork
Therapy - bodywork
Bothmer Movement (Youtube video, 2:03 min.)
Christel Heidemann Meridian Therapy
International Association for Anthroposophic Body Therapy
Massage according to Dr med. Simeon Pressel
Overview of anthroposophic body therapies
Rhythmical Massage Therapy Association UK and Eire
Rhythmical Massage Therapy (Elysia Therapeutic Centre, UK)
Training in anthroposophic body therapies
Therapy - eurythmy
Therapy - eurythmy
Verband diplomierter Heileurythmisten in Österreich
Beroupsvereniging voor Antroposofische kunsttherapeuten en eurythmietherapeuten
Suomen eurytmiaterapeutit ry
Association Eurythmie thérapeutique
Eurythmy Therapy Association of Great Britain and Ireland
Eurythmy Therapy Association of Japan
Nederlandse Vereniging voor Euritmietherapie
New Zealand and Australia
Eurythmy Therapy Association New Zealand and Australia
Association for Therapeutic Eurythmy in North America
Läkeeurytmiföreningen i Sverige
Heileurythmie Berufsverband Schweiz