The Research at the Department is responsible for producing, integrating and propagating knowledge within the International Relations and related fields. It aims at qualifying Brazilian society international insertion by producing and promoting scientific knowledge. Hence, it enables the formation of qualified professionals that will work at the academy, at public and private sectors, or at non-governmental organizations.

It comprehends scientific research activities developed by the faculty at its specific fields of interest, by the scientific research for undergraduates, and by collective activities based on study groups and on research within specific topics that are part of International Relations field.