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The Foundation centro del bel libro ascona

The Foundation centro del bel libro ascona uses its resources for purchasing equipment, material and supplies to assure that the school functions to the highest standards and is up to date in both areas of instruction.

Our school instructors also continue to further their own education, updating their knowledge and learning new methods and skills. This ensures that our instructors our well informed in latest developments in their areas of expertise. The Foundation encourages course participants to take part in the competitions and exhibitions sponsored by the cbl.


Applications for financial support
Course participants who can not presently afford to attend courses at the cbl may apply for financial aid.
Please send applications for financial support (article VI, paragraph 3) to the following address:

Stiftung des centro del bel libro ascona
Postfach 141
CH - 3084 Wabern


Applications for financial support.pdf


individual courses

Our instructor is also available for individual courses lasting 1 – 5 days. Prices on request. Date by arrangement.



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Fischer Papier, St. Gallen
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