Centers & Institutes

Saint Louis University’s centers and institutes are hubs of innovation, and medical and scholarly research.

They are home to academic programs, local and international conferences and ongoing education. And, reflecting SLU’s Catholic, Jesuit mission, they address their areas of expertise holistically, with the goal of improving the world around us.   

Business and Economics

Boeing Institute of International Business
Center for Entrepreneurship
Center for Supply Chain Management
Emerson Leadership Institute
Institute for Private Business
Workforce Center


Reinert Center for Transformative Teaching and Learning
Center for Interprofessional Education and Research
Institute for Catholic Education

Health Care and Medicine

Albert Gnaegi Center for Health Care Ethics
Center for Advanced Dental Education
Center for Anatomical Science and Education
Center for Counseling and Family Therapy
Center for Neuroscience
Center for Outcomes Research (SLUCOR)
Center for Risk Reduction
Center for World Health and Medicine
Sinus Institute


Center for Intercultural Studies
Center for International Studies
Center for Medieval and Renaissance Studies
Center for Digital Humanities
Ong Center for Language, Culture and Media Studies
Vatican Film Library 


Center for Health Law Studies
Center for International and Comparative Law
William C. Wefel Center for Employment Law

Public Health and Social Justice

Center for Environmental Education and Training
Doerr Center for Social Justice Education and Research
Heartland Centers for Public Health and Community Capacity Development
Institute for Biosecurity
Institute for Global Health and Wellbeing

Sciences, Engineering and Aviation  

Center for Aviation Safety Research
Center for Environmental Sciences
Center for Excellence through Performance, Education, Research and Training Outcomes
Center for Fluids at All Scales
Center for Sensors and Sensor Systems
Center for Sustainability