The Berggruen Institute develops fresh ideas that shape social and political thought and institutions.

Who We Are



21st Century Council meeting with President Xi Jinping

Berggruen Governance Center

A forum for dialogue and action dedicated to implementing good governance in the 21st century. Key projects include 21st Century Council, Think Long Committee, and Council for the Future of Europe.

Philosophy + Culture Center Advisor and Nobel Laureate Amartya Sen

Berggruen Philosophy + Culture Center

The Center seeks to encourage new ideas and develop fresh thinking across cultures and disciplines. Key projects include the Fellowship Program, Berggruen Philosophy Prize, and Berggruen Ideas Competition.