To advance fundamental research in the fields of astrophysics, nanoscience, neuroscience, and theoretical physics, The Kavli Foundation has established research institutes at leading academic and research institutions worldwide.


Stanford UniversityKavli Institute for Particle Astrophysics and Cosmology at Stanford Learn More

MITThe Kavli Institute for Astrophysics and Space Research at MIT Learn More

The University of CambridgeKavli Institute for Cosmology at the University of Cambridge Learn More

University of ChicagoKavli Institute for Cosmological Physics, University of Chicago Learn More

Peking University Kavli Institute for Astronomy and Astrophysics at Peking University, Beijing, China Learn More

The University of TokyoKavli Institute for the Physics and Mathematics of the Universe Learn More


CornellKavli Institute at Cornell for Nanoscale Science Learn More

Delft University of TechnologyKavli Institute of Nanoscience at Delft University of Technology Learn More

OxfordKavli Institute for NanoScience Discovery at Oxford

University of California, BerkeleyThe Kavli Energy NanoSciences Institute at UC, Berkeley and the Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory Learn More

The California Institute of TechnologyKavli Nanoscience Institute at the California Institute of Technology Learn More


Columbia UniversityKavli Institute for Brain Science at Columbia University Learn More

Yale UniversityKavli Institute for Neuroscience at Yale University Learn More

The University of CaliforniaKavli Neuroscience Discovery Institute at Johns Hopkins University Learn More

The University of CaliforniaKavli Institute for Fundamental Neuroscience at UC, San Francisco Learn More

The University of CaliforniaKavli Institute for Brain and Mind at UC, San Diego Learn More

Norwegian UniversityKavli Institute for Systems Neuroscience at the Norwegian University of Science and Technology Learn More

Norwegian UniversityKavli Neural Systems Institute at The Rockefeller University Learn More

Theoretical Physics

Santa BarbaraKavli Institute for Theoretical Physics at UC, Santa Barbara Learn More

The Chinese Academy of SciencesKavli Institute for Theoretical Sciences at the University of Chinese Academy of Sciences Learn More

Previous Institutes

Kavli Institute for Bionano Science & Technology at Harvard University