The HWK – A place of understanding

The Hanse-Wissenschaftskolleg (HWK) in Delmenhorst is one of the world-renowned Institutes for Advanced Study.

HWK is a non-profit foundation of the states of Bremen and Lower Saxony and the City of Delmenhorst. It offers since 1997 scientists of all nations the opportunity to conduct joint research interdisciplinary, international, and long-term in an optimal working environment and in cooperation with the universities and partners in the Unlike comparable colleges, the research areas Brain, Earth, Energy and Society, as well as Arts and Humanities, combine theoretical work with experimental research.

Through the work of the HWK and and its importance as an essential link in the regional knowledge landscape, the efficiency of the existing research priorities in the northwest region is greatly enhanced.