Welcome to the Albert Einstein Institute!

The Max Planck Institute for Gravitational Physics (Albert Einstein Institute) is the largest research institute in the world specializing in general relativity and beyond. The institute is located in Potsdam and in Hannover where it closely collaborates with the Leibniz Universität Hannover.

Seminars, Colloquia & Events

The AEI Hannover together with Leibniz University Hannover offers a colloquium, an institute seminar, and a student seminar.



Job Offers

The Max Planck Institute for Gravitational Physics (Albert Einstein Institute, AEI) in Potsdam, Germany, announces the opening of several PhD positions in “Gravity & Matter at the Extreme”. 
The postdoctoral positions in the "Astrophysical and Cosmological Relativity" department will be available at different levels, depending on experience and seniority, and can last from 2 to 5 years.
The Max Planck Institute for Gravitational Physics is committed to promoting equal opportunity and to supporting people of all backgrounds. In particular, we focus on fostering gender equality, creating a welcoming and friendly environment for international newcomers, and making our institute attractive to employees and visitors with families.
The Institute offers PhD trainings in two International Max Planck Research Schools (IMPRS): The IMPRS on Gravitational Wave Astronomy and the IMPRS for Mathematical and Physical Aspects of Gravitation, Cosmology and Quantum Field Theory.
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