The Institute engages in field and desk research in law or any related subject. Research outputs are typically documented as Reports or Policy Bulletins. Apart from Institutional research, NIALS Researchers undertake individual research work in their fields of specialization.

NIALS is actively engaged in the following institutional research –

NIALS/UNDP Project on Access to Justice and Rule of Law in The North-East


The NIALS/MacArthur Foundation Collaboration on the Implementation of and Compliance with the Administration of Criminal Justice Act in Nigeria Project


The NIALS-Centre for Comparative Law (University of Cape Town) research partnership


NIALS –OPEN AIR Partnership