Systemic crises require new ways of thinking and acting.

We need new ideas for our common future.

We are a new Institute for Advanced Study in urgent times.


Care to Connect People

scholar, activist, designer, artist, writer, entrepreneur, politician, citizen

Trust to Share Knowledge

think, listen, speak, research, interrogate, argue, apply

Creativity to Inspire Action

climate, democracy, economy, technology, media, society, humanity

Courage to Create Impact

insight, strategy, direction, mission, policy

Optimism to Drive Change

enable, improve, solve, heal, enlighten, inspire

Hamburg is our home.
The world is our habitat.
The future is our concern.

Operating now. Opening 2021.