Research is one of the core functions of AMAIUB. This function can be traced as an important thread throughout the University's strategic framework and would serve as backbone of pedagogical practices and student learning. The Research Center supports and encourages scholarly activities of all types and in all aspects of research undertakings.
To strengthen further the research mandate of the institution, the University's five-year strategic plan includes a high level Strategic Goal, "Foster a research culture in the university delivering a consistent stream of applied research". The Research Center includes views regarding the quality and quantity of the research. It focuses on conducting applied researches, developing new ideas and seeking innovations in the research outcomes responsive to socio-economic requirements of Bahrain and the region.