ISSER's objectives are to:

  • Build capacity for social science research in Ghana
  • Carry out high quality policy-relevant and development-oriented research and disseminate the results to facilitate the socio-economic development of Ghana and Africa
  • Participate in the process of formulating, monitoring and evaluating policies and programmes
  • Encourage regional research co-operation aimed at promoting regional integration.
  • Attract researchers from other Units of the University and elsewhere for collaborative and/or independent research.