The primary objective of the Institute's research activities is to establish itself as an important centre of Islamic studies in general and Shi'i and Ismaili studies in particular.
The Institute's Department of Academic Research and Publications (DARP) favours civilisation-based and interdisciplinary approaches and avoids narrow sectarian perspectives in all its research.
The Institute aims to serve a number of audiences through its research programme, including the Ismaili community, the academic community and the interested general public.
Research at the Institute of Ismaili Studies (IIS) seeks to contribute to the field of Islamic studies in general, with a particular focus on Shi ‘i and Ismaili studies.Read more
The Institute of Ismaili Studies (IIS) publishes works by its own scholars as well as from the academic community outside the InstituteRead more