Arrival day: SaturdAy, July 20, 2024 (afternoon)
Latest arrival at the Zentrum Sonnenberg: 16:45 h
General assembly: 18:00 h
Round trip transportation for students from home to Switzerland cannot be organised by Astona.
Train transfer from Zurich airport
Sonnenberg can easily reached by public transport.
There are direct train connections three times an hour (travel time: 43 to 48 mins) between the airport and Baar. From Baar station it's a 5-minute walk to Sonnenberg.
Due to low demand, Astona no longer offers a shuttle service from the airport.
Meals at arriving day
On arrival day, students are responsible for their own lunches. The first meal at Astona is dinner on July 20 at 18:30 at Sonnenberg.
Departure day: Sunday, August 4, 2024 (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.