University of Southern California

Research

Research Centers & Institutes by Subject

The University of Southern California is home to research centers and institutes spanning the arts and humanities, social and natural sciences, and engineering and technology. These centers and institutes are the locus of research for collaborative groups of investigators pushing the frontiers of knowledge forward.

To add or update a center/institute, please fill out our Research Centers & Institutes Form.

Arts and Humanities

Centers and institutes studying art, culture, and history.

Collaboration Fund Groups

Collaboration groups studying interdisciplinary research topics.

Communication and Information Sciences

Centers and institutes studying communication and information.

Engineering and Technology

Centers and institutes using science/math to solve problems.

Life Sciences

Centers and institutes studying life and living organisms.

Medicine and Health

Centers and institutes studying prevention and cure of disease.

Physical Sciences

Centers and institutes studying the inorganic world.

Social and Behavioral Sciences

Centers and institutes studying society and its interactions.