"Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful, committed citizens can change the world; indeed, it's the only thing that ever has." ― Margaret Mead

❭❭ People

We are a colorful group of committed researchers, writer, explorers and poiniers of consciousness research. Our aims are first, the inquiry and development of consciousness and second, enabling humanity towards a conscious living in which we can exist in the world.

The persons involved in the Existential Research Institute embrace a variety of skills and knowledge to fullfill our vision: 


Patricia Lüning-Klemm

Hans-Werner Quast

Daniel Dick

Marcus Schmieke

Sacinandana Swami

Matyas Polnicky

Victoria Paar

Vsevolod Stepanov


Julene Siddique

Andreas Mascha

Thorsten Ludwig

Marco Bischof

Šárka Dominová

Kateřina Melenová

Stephan Drescher

Maurizio Rosettani

Dennis Johnson

Regina U. Hess

Pavel Efimov

Kelly Schwegel

Scientific Board

Prof. Hartmut Schröder

Prof. Jan Rak

Prof. Johannes Heinrichs

❭❭ Network

Our network strenghtens common aims and enables mutual benefits according to our vision: