Research agenda of BIISS continually adapt to the dynamics of global changes. At present,the institution’s priority areas of research include:
Foreign policy, security and strategic issues with specific relevance to Bangladesh;
Regional, sub regional, inter-regional and international cooperation;
Conflict studies, peace-keeping, peace-building, security of small states, disarmament,non-proliferation, global peace, North-South and South-South issues;
Area studies, particularly political and strategic developments in various parts of theworld;
Non-traditional security issues like globalization, human security, cyber security,maritime security, energy security and connectivity, with relevance to developing countries in general and Bangladesh in particular;
Climate change, environment and natural resource management, migration and refugee issues.
Contemporary issues of South Asian politics, security and development.