As an academy within the University, the Institute communicates excellence in research to members of the University.
By providing substantial support to research of international excellence, the Institute contributes to the improvement of quality of research across the University.
By actively supporting the independence of outstanding young researchers, the Institute nurtures leaders of the next generation for the University.
The Institute contributes to promote an international interaction of the University through the activities of University-Based Institute for Advanced Study (UBIAS) and being at the center of the global research exchange.
Besides the above activities, the Institute also submits recommendations on research advancement to the University leadership. Moreover, it cooperates with various projects, such the Global COE projects, and education conducted at all graduate schools. Finally, by establishing exchange relationships with other institutes of advanced study, it aims at communicating and highlighting the University’s research to a wider society.