The Eliette and Herbert von Karajan Institute is a not-for-profit organization founded by Eliette von Karajan. It is the successor institution of the Karajan Centrum in Vienna, which was founded in 1995.
The mission of the Karajan institute is to preserve the legacy, life, works, and musical interpretations of Herbert von Karajan; ignite the passion of the next generation for classical music, and shape the future of music via technology and innovation.
The Karajan Institute achieves this by
operating and expanding the Karajan Archive;
initializing and supporting scientific research into the performances of Karajan as well as the impact of music on the human body and mind;
licensing and managing the catalogue, as well as working closely with labels to support product launches;
producing content such as interviews and documentaries as well as coordinating and communicating with the large global fanbase of Herbert von Karajan by way of social media and other means
organizing flagship events in the field of music technology both in Salzburg and internationally.