The Forschungsinstitut für Philosophie Hannover (Hannover Institute for Philosophical Research) is a research institute in Hanover, Germany. Its field of activity is philosophy. It is sponsored by the Roman Catholic Diocese of Hildesheim. It was founded by Josef Homeyer in 1988, and its first director was Peter Koslowski. The current director is Jürgen Manemann. Vittorio Hösle is an example of the philosophers who have been active at the institute, and research fellows are also accepted.