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.



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.
Research Schools
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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