Centers & Institutes

Special environments for exploring

Research centers, institutes, and museums at Indiana University allow researchers from across disciplines, departments, schools, and campuses to collaborate on pursuing important questions and ideas, from the study of religion, ethics, and society to cutting-edge information technology questions to the latest innovations in improving STEM learning among students.

Learn how to establish a new center or institute on any IU campus. Additional guidelines apply for establishing a research center or institute under the IU Bloomington Office of the Vice Provost for Research or at IUPUI.

Consult the list on this page to find out more about the universitywide, campus-based, and school-based research centers, institutes, and museums across Indiana University.

School Centers

College of Arts and Sciences
Jacobs School of Music
Kelley School of Business
Maurer School of Law
School of Education
School of Informatics, Computing, and Engineering
The Media School
School of Optometry
School of Public and Environmental Affairs
School of Public Health
School of Social Work



School of Dentistry

School of Education

School of Engineering and Technology

Richard M. Fairbanks School of Public Health

School of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences

Herron School of Art and Design

School of Informatics and Computing

Kelley School of Business

School of Liberal Arts

Lilly Family School of Philanthropy

McKinney School of Law

School of Medicine

IU School of Medicine centers and institutes support basic, clinical, and translational research on a broad range of scientific, medical, and health care topics. Research core laboratories provide investigators with specialized scientific services to support their research.

School of Nursing

School of Physical Education & Tourism Management

School of Public and Environmental Affairs

School of Science