Independence – INURED is an academic and research institution working independently of any political, ideological or religious affiliation;
Interdisciplinarity – INURED’s work approach recognizes the complementarity between disciplines and encourages their dialogue;
Application – INURED promotes a conception of science as a means to reflect on social phenomena and as a place for elaborating intervention and development policies;
Transnationality – INURED conceives the research process within a dynamic perspective that transcends national borders;
Collaboration – INURED envisages research as a collective enterprise of producing knowledge and expertise that involves on an equal footing researchers coming from a wide variety of disciplines and institutions from both Southern and Northern countries;
Transparency – INURED advocates transparency both in its financial management and in the selection of candidates for scholarship, research and teaching programs.