Some of Temple's most important research and educational initiatives originate in its specialized centers and institutes, each of which was established to support and enhance study of a specific topic or issue. Areas of focus range from the arts and social policy to business and science.

Many of our centers and institutes are funded externally, and recognized internationally, 为了他们的工作. Each offers exceptional opportunities for collaboration among faculty, 部门, and even schools and colleges. Many also interact regularly with agencies and organizations outside the university.

Temple's centers and institutes provide faculty and students with chances to engage in multidisciplinary research, scholarship and service in myriad subject areas. These centers foster new knowledge that transforms the quality of life in Philadelphia and beyond.