Florida-Mexico Institute (FMI) – FMI promotes and expands commercial, cultural and educational linkages between Florida and Mexico. It provides scholarships to eligible students by waiving the out-of-state tuition.
High Performance Database Research Center (HPDRC) – HPDRC conducts research on database management systems, leading to the development of new types of DBMS, new database techniques, and the refinement of existing ones. The center has a strong commitment to training graduate students and preparing them for their future roles as scholars and specialists in the industry.
Institute for Child Health Development (ICHAD) – ICHAD promotes collaborative research on issues related to health and development from infancy through emergent adulthood.
Institute for Hospitality Tourism, Education Research (IHTER) – IHTER provides educational and research opportunities, including certificate and seminar programs, symposiums, round tables, travel experiences, and other interactive functions promoting the Chaplin School of Hospitality & Tourism Management .
Institute for Public Management Community Services (IPMCS) – IPMCS promotes the development of knowledge about (as well as encourages its dissemination and supports its implementation): (1) effective public management capacity; (2) meaningful citizen participation mechanisms; and (3) the strengthening of democratic institutions throughout the world.
Institute of NeuroImmune Pharmacology (INIP) – INIP develops and sustains a program of translational research and training in neuro-immune pharmacology, with special emphasis on drug use/abuse/HIV and related medical fields.
International Forensic Research Institute (IFRI) – IFRI’s mission is to advance forensic science research at the undergraduate and graduate levels and to provide training and certifications via partnerships between academia, industry, law enforcement and government labs.
International Hurricane Research Center (IHRC) – IHRC is a research center focused on the mitigation of hurricane damage to people, the economy, and the built and natural environments, and on assisting communities in assessing their vulnerability while dealing with the aftermath of tropical storms and hurricanes.
International Media Center (IMC) – The International Media Center is dedicated to training journalists to act in a professional and ethical manner. IMC conducts programs aimed at strengthening the professionalism of journalism, public relations, and public information services in Latin America and elsewhere.
Jack D. Gordon Institute for Public Policy Citizenship Studies (IPPCS) – IPPCS promotes the study of public policy and citizenship studies through the Certificate Program in public policy and through non-traditional venues such as the Student Honors Mentor Program, to encourage faculty research and discourse across disciplines on matters of public policy, to assist students in understanding the impact that public policy has on their lives and careers, and to encourage joint University and community efforts to learn about issues of public policy at the local, state, regional, and international levels.
Jerome Bain Real Estate Institute (JBREI) – The JBREI facilitates interaction between FIU and the real estate community, and offers undergraduate education in real estate.
Latin American Caribbean Center (LACC) – LACC Fosters high quality research, education, and services on Latin America and the Caribbean within the State of Florida and throughout the US.
Lehman Center for Transportation Research (LCTR) – The LCTR conducts research and training to improve transportation mobility and safety, and educates a multidisciplinary workforce to plan, manage, and implement transportation systems..
Metropolitan Center (Metro Center) – FIU’s Metro Center is an applied social science research and training institute focusing on economic development, planning, performance improvement and policy solutions to public, private and non-profit organizations in South Florida.
Ryder Center for Supply Chain Management (RCL) – The RCL was established with the goal of becoming a leading source for the creation and dissemination of knowledge in the science and practice of Supply Chain Management. Specifically, RCL brings together executives from leading corporations with FIU faculty and students to identify, document, research, develop and disseminate best practices in Supply Chain Management.
Southeast Environmental Research Center (SERC) – SERC is composed of faculty, research associates, students and technicians who work together on environmental research efforts in the Southeastern United States and the wider Caribbean region. Additionally, SERC provides an organizational structure for regional environmental initiatives and coordination of interdisciplinary environmental investigations in the region.
Telecommunications Information Technology Institute (IT2) – IT2 is a unique hub for research, technology transfer, and education at the graduate and undergraduate levels. Researchers engage in cutting edge research intended to contribute to the enhancement of fundamental and applied knowledge within the telecommunications and information technology community.
Women’s Studies Center (Women’s Studies) – The Women’s Studies Center promotes scholarly inquiry related to women and gender, and works towards the empowerment of women locally, nationally, and globally. Students gain tools for analyzing the construction of women and gender, the relationship between gender and power, and the intersection of gender with sexuality, nationality, race, ethnicity, religion, class, age, and ability.