Organization Type

Academic Institution


United States

The Institute for Advanced Study is a leading center for theoretical research and discovery dedicated to advancing the frontiers of knowledge across the sciences and humanities. Each year, 250 of the world’s most promising post-doctoral researchers and scholars are welcomed as Members to a campus dedicated to collaboration, excellence, and independent inquiry. They are mentored by a permanent Faculty, each of whom are preeminent leaders in their fields. Among present and past Faculty and Members are Albert Einstein, Erwin Panofsky, J. Robert Oppenheimer, numerous Nobel Laureates, Fields Medalists, Abel Prize Laureates, MacArthur and Guggenheim fellows, and winners of the Wolf, Holberg, Kluge, and Pulitzer Prizes.