L’Institut des Sciences Humaines aims to develop research in the field of human and social sciences, particularly in terms of knowledge of Malian and African societies and cultures.
To this end, it is responsible for:
- the deepening of knowledge in the fields of archaeology, history, sociology, anthropology, human geography, oral literature and linguistics;
- support for the training of students and the development of researchers in the fields of its competence;
- collecting, storing and disseminating research results;
- the contribution to the protection of the national cultural heritage in collaboration with the competent national and international institutions