The Einstein Forum is a foundation under public law which addresses the public with an innovative, international and multidisciplinary scientific program. With conferences, workshops, and lectures, it gives insights into the work and intellectual processes of significant contemporary thinkers. The Daimler and Benz Foundation promotes selected formats from the Einstein Forum.
The Research Forum groups together various promotion initiatives of the Foundation; these include academic conferences and small-scale research projects. The support is often carried out in cooperation with other foundations and institutions.