Hermetic Academy

Hermetic Academy

Know yourself! Since time immemorial, humans have been trying to understand the world in which they live. If you persistently seek wisdom and knowledge, your journey will take you to an authentic mystery school. Mystery schools have been in existence at all times throughout history and were the spiritual hubs of many ancient cultures. The Hermetic Academy is a mystery school that retains practical tools and instructions, revealing a method to help you understand the inner reality behind the outer appearance and the mysteries of the inner nature of man.


The online courses within the Hermetic Academy assist you in overcoming existential angst, finding the meaning of life, defeating the fear of death and developing your inner potential. The online instructions are written in contemporary language and convey both theory and practice. For millennia, the tradition of hermeticism has preserved the proven tools of study, meditation and ritual.


This course lays the foundation for the entire hermetic training. It imparts the basic mental laws that work behind all circumstances. Through accurate knowledge and application, you will be equipped to overcome the essential problems of life: existential angst, loneliness, futility, powerlessness and the fear of death. After completing this course, you will have acquired knowledge of the hermetic tools and will be able to consciously adapt your life.

Practical content:

  • Hidden laws of the self-consciousness, sub-consciousness and super-consciousness
  • Principle of cause and effect
  • Effects of karma
  • Creative imagination
  • Control of mind over matter
  • Understanding the life plan
  • The high art of western meditation

Content: 16 lessons Duration: 4 months

CONTINUATION COURSE 1: UNIVERSAL WEALTH – Overcoming existential angst

This course teaches the spiritual laws behind inner and outer prosperity and wealth. By understanding and applying the hermetic laws, you can overcome existential angst. After completing this course, you will have the tools to transform financial poverty, deprivation and sorrow.

Practical content:

  • From job to vocation
  • Financial security
  • Asset accumulation
  • Wisdom of accomplishing a goal
  • Principle of abundance
  • Faith can move mountains
  • Charity
  • Law of attention
  • Elimination of obstacles to success

Content: 14 lessons
Duration: 3.5 months

CONTINUATION COURSE 2: UNIVERSAL HEALTH – Overcoming the fear of death

Illness confronts man with mortality, isolation, frustration, finitude and the fear of death. Hermetic tools can be applied to understand the messages of the body and to recognize the creative mechanisms of health and disease. After completing this course, you will have the tools to understand the mental mechanisms that govern the physical body.

Practical content:

  • Messages of the body
  • The body as a carrier of information
  • As inside, so outside
  • Harmony of body, mind and soul
  • Nutrition and spirituality
  • Key to inner healing
  • Health and order
  • Becoming an active creator of your life

Content: 12 lessons
Duration: 3 months


This course unveils the true origin of mankind. The instructions outline the path of return and reveal our goal as humans. By applying the hermetic tools, the endless search and sense of emptiness and isolation can draw to a close, allowing the meaning and purpose of life to surface. After completing this course, you will have the tools for spiritual development and realization of your inner potential.

Practical content:

  • Illusion/reality
  • Overcoming deception
  • The voice of conscience
  • Spiritual laws in wisdom texts
  • Stages of transformation
  • Hermetic maxim: to will, to dare, to know and to be silent
  • Harmonization of subconscious aspects
  • Self-knowledge

Content: 12 lessons
Duration: 3 months


In this course you will learn to recognize, despite the speed and flood of information of today, what is truly essential. You will be taught the basic principles of knowledge to help you set goals and materialize them using hermetic tools.

Practical content:

  • Hidden knowledge of the mysteries
  • Realizing your potential
  • Scheduling time and setting goals
  • Ethics, morality and values
  • Optimization of behavioral patterns
  • Sense of responsibility
  • Distinction between blind faith and true knowledge
  • Skills and vocation
  • The power of vision

Content: 12 lessons
Duration: 3 months

CONTINUATION COURSE 5: UNIVERSAL RELIGIOUS FREEDOM – Abandoning outdated, obsolete beliefs

Loneliness, emptiness, disorientation, superstition, hatred and conflict can be dispelled by the powerful tools of hermeticism. The course provides the keys and inner access to understanding Western wisdom texts as well as to self-realization.

Practical content:

  • Religion and ideology
  • Differences between Eastern and Western teachings
  • Overcoming selfishness
  • Unity of life
  • Mystery of the trinity
  • Ethical training in spirituality
  • The spiritual path of return
  • The turn of eras
  • Overcoming outdated beliefs and dogmas

Content: 12 lessons
Duration: 3 months


Our social environment is often characterized by oppression and powerlessness. By acting responsibly you may overcome subjective helplessness and consciously regain control over your life situation. This course teaches you how to live in accordance with the plan of Creation, regardless of your circumstances.

Practical content:

  • Social skills
  • Hierarchy and order
  • Evolution
  • The plan of Creation
  • Law of polarity
  • Principle of give-and-take
  • Interpersonal relationships

Content: 12 lessons
Duration: 3 months


The tools of hermeticism help to cope with burdens such as stress, restlessness, anger, jealousy, desperation, pressure to perform, sorrow, injustice and conflict. This course reveals the knowledge of eternal life principles for realizing inner peace.

Practical content:

  • Harmony despite change
  • Peace between the sexes
  • Adjustment of behavioral patterns
  • Alchemy and the Philosopher’s Stone
  • Hermetic words of power
  • Origin and goal of humanity

Content: 10 lessons
Duration: 2.5 months


  • Tarot of hermeticism (50 lessons)
  • Master keys of the kabbalah (48 lessons)
  • Hermetic astrology (68 lessons)
  • Alchemy – transmutation of lead to gold (14 lessons)
  • Martinism – the journey of the heart (6 lessons)
  • The mystery of the rose and the cross (12 lessons)
  • Hermetic words of power (7 lessons)
  • Transformation of the creative power (8 lessons)

Inhalt: 213 Lektionen 
Dauer: 4 Jahre

Hermetik Tarot Elias Rubenstein


The Hermetic Academy was founded by Senator h.c. Dr. Dr. h.c. Elias Rubenstein in order to teach and preserve the ageless wisdom of hermeticism. Study, meditation and ritual illustrate the three pillars of the Hermetic Academy.

The term “hermeticism” stems from Hermes. In Greek mythology, Hermes is the mediator between mind and matter. For millennia, the wisdom tradition of hermeticism has preserved tested and verified tools for the spiritual development of mankind. Self-knowledge helps us to achieve a greater understanding of life, expanding our perception of the opportunities life holds for us and our ability to respond to them. The greatest secrets are available to those who are prepared to receive them.


How can I register for study in the Hermetic Academy?

Under “registration” you can enroll for study in the Hermetic Academy.

What kind of personal and technical requirements do I need to become a member of the Hermetic Academy?

The hermetic instructions are also suitable for newcomers. Prerequisite is a minimum age of 18, as well as a commitment to human dignity, freedom and self-determination. You do not need any specialized knowledge to study hermetics in our online system of the Hermetic Academy. You will need a computer, tablet or smartphone as well as Internet access in order to open and read the lessons.

How much time must I invest in my studies? Can I choose the pace of learning and suspend or stop studying?

You can freely allocate your time for this. The lessons are online and can be studied from anywhere in the world at any time (distance learning, e-learning). You can invest a few minutes or hours per week. It depends solely on you and your interest as well as commitment. You can also pause the course; once the lessons have been unlocked, you can go back and re-read them as often as you want.

How are the courses structured? How long does the training in the Hermetic Academy last?

The courses provide text-based lessons in a modular curriculum as well as practical exercises that can be incorporated into everyday life. On many topics there are also video lectures (video stream) and audio lectures (mp3). The course material starts with one basic course and seven advanced courses with a total duration of approximately two years (99 lessons). This is followed by eight advanced courses with a total duration of approximately four years (213 lessons). The tools of hermeticism are study, meditation and ritual. Every week, another lesson will be activated. Acquisition of any additional course material such as textbooks is not necessary. In addition to these lessons, there is also an internal library for all students of the Hermetic Academy.

Is there an attendance time when I can communicate with other students? Is there support in case of questions?

The courses are purely online. Participation in events is optional. Event dates are announced on the event page.

Is there a certificate issued for the studies?

At the end of each course, a certificate is issued to confirm the completion of the course.

Who is responsible for the Hermetic Academy?

The Hermetic Academy was founded by Senator h.c. Dr. Dr. h.c. Elias Rubenstein.

Will training from other organizations be credited to me?

The content taught at the Hermetic Academy is unique; therefore, training from other organizations cannot be recognized.

How can I end my studies? How long must I be committed to my studies? Will I get my money back if I decide to end my studies early?

Studies can be terminated at any time without giving a reason. A written notice on the contact page is sufficient. If an annual fee has been paid, the remainder can be refunded upon request. There is no contractual commitment and no notice period.

Will my data be treated confidentially? Will I still receive advertising from the Hermetic Academy after finishing my studies?

Your data will be treated confidentially and can be deleted upon termination of your studies if you wish. You will not receive any advertising messages from us. If you have subscribed to a newsletter, you can unsubscribe at any time.