Centers & Institutes

The Office of Vice Provost for Research

oversees six scientific research institutes and centers at Baylor that study natural phenomena ranging from powerful processes deep in the Earth’s crust, to forces at work in the farthest reaches of the cosmos — and everything in between.

Center for Astrophysics, Space Physics and Engineering Research (CASPER) Center for Community Research and Development (CCRD) Center for Spatial Research (CSR) Institute of Biomedical Studies (IBS) The Institute of Ecological, Earth & Environmental Sciences (TIEEES) Institute for Studies of Religion (ISR)

Other Baylor University Centers and Institutes

Nearly two dozen Baylor academic institutes and centers are making discoveries and advancing innovative ideas in widely diverse disciplines that are crucial to a vibrant, robust society and culture.

Academy for Teaching and Learning Allbritton Art Institute Baylor Institute for Air Science Baylor Institute for Studies of Religion Center for Business and Economic Research

Center for Christian Education

Center for Christian Music Studies

Center for Community Learning & Enrichment

Center for Developmental Disabilities

Center for Family & Community Ministries

Center for Global Engagement Center for Mass Spectrometry Center for Microscopy and Imaging Center for Ministry Effectiveness & Educational Leadership Center for Molecular Biosciences Institute for Faith & Learning Institute for Oral History J.M. Dawson Institute of Church-State Studies Robbins Institute for Health Policy Leadership