The Center is engaged in the following projects:

  1. Investigatory Research
    • Research into Sufism
    • Research into the Sufism-Tariqa-Saint Cults Complex
    • Research into Islamic culture and the study of Islam
  2. Gathering & Analyzing Data
    • Gathering and analyzing literature on Sufism across the Islamic World
  3. Publishing Research Results
    • Domestic and overseas symposiums, workshops, and seminars
    • Announcing research results through the Center’s own publications and publishing papers in domestic and overseas academic journals (in English, Japanese, Turkish, and Arabic)
  4. Fostering the Next Generation
    • Contributing to graduate school education with Graduate School of Asian and African Area Studies (ASAFAS)
    • Promoting faculty and student international exchange programs
  5. Contributing to Society
    • Contributing to high schools and wider society