Scientific Research


Created in 1999, the Scientific Research Institute (Instituto de Investigación Científica, IDIC) is the academic-administrative unit responsible for promoting, managing and disseminating the scientific production of the research carried out by the professors of the University of Lima. The IDIC formulates general policies that provide guidance on research by bringing together different initiatives and proposals of the University’s faculties through lines of research. It gives priority to those projects that contribute to the development of the country through the production of knowledge. 


To keep research in an outstanding place inside the academic activities of the University of Lima, and make scientific production gain prestige, quality, sustainability and visibility in the national and international university community through management, promotion, dissemination and training strategies.


To turn research of the University of Lima into an important academic model due to its contribution to the development of the country, by strengthening links with other national and international universities, research centers and research networks.