About the Einstein Foundation Berlin

The ECN is funded by the Einstein Foundation Berlin, a foundation that aims to promote science and research of top international caliber in Berlin and to establish the city as a centre of scientific excellence.

The Einstein Foundation Berlin was founded in 2009 by the State of Berlin.
An independent scientific commission of the highest standard selects projects for funding. 
  • To promote excellent cross-institutional research projects in Berlin.
  • To raise the visibility of Berlin as a center of research excellence.
  • To enable new forms of cooperatione between universities and non-universtity research institutions
  • To evaluate new fields of research, to give strategic advice on identifying focuses of future research
  • to encourage top international scientists to collaborate with Berlin institutions


For more information please visit: www.einsteinfoundation.de