Arrival day: Saturdy, July 22, 2023 (afternoon)
Latest arrival at the Zentrum Sonnenberg: 16:30h
General assembly: 17:45h
Round trip transportation for students from home to Switzerland cannot be organised by Astona.
Bus transfer from Zurich airport
Astona organises transportation from the Zurich airport to the Zentrum Sonnenberg on arrival day. The bus costs per person around CHF 30 payable in cash when boarding The first shuttle bus departs at 11:30 the second around 15:15 . Accepted participants will be told in advance where and how to find the bus.
Students arriving late must take the train to Baar (travel time about 50 minutes, 5 minutes walk to Zentrum Sonnenberg).
Meals at arriving day
On arrival day, students are responsible for their own lunches. The first meal at Astona is dinner on July 22 at 18:30 at Sonnenberg.
Departure day: Sunday, August 6, 2023 (morning)
Departures are undertaken individually or by organised bus transfer to the Zurich airport (details and info during the course).
Students are responsible for their own medical bills. It is advisable that they be insured for illness, accident and liability and bring their identity card from the insurance company. Doctors, dentists and hospitals are readily available in the area of Zug. Vegetarian diets are always provided. Special dietary needs, such as allergies to gluten or lactose, can be accommodated by the Sonnenberg kitchen.
Coexistence for a period of two weeks in a multicultural and international community requires the willingness of everyone to observe the necessary rules and regulations and to adopt an attitude of mutual respect, concern and tolerance. The regulations for our communal living are set down in the House Rules.
Astona aims to bring talented students from all over the world together and to work with them on the highest level with tutors of international renown. The Course content describe what Astona offers as well as the rules for the curriculum.
Participants must register two fully-prepared concert pieces. The rules are described on the registration form. The form must be returned by latest July 1st.