Research Initiatives

The hallmark of the University of Michigan’s research enterprise is excellence across all disciplines, coupled with a strong culture of collaboration.

The university has invested in several major research initiatives, including those featured below, which bring together the perspectives of diverse disciplines, as well as of industry and other partners, to address emerging challenges and opportunities in areas of broad potential impact.

University of Michigan Research

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$1.55 billion in annual research expenditures
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2.8 million sq. ft. of lab space for research
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102 graduate programs ranked in the Top 10
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227 centers and institutes across campus

Research Impact

"As the top public research university in the United States, the University of Michigan serves as a critical pipeline of innovative ideas and people that supports the vitality of our nation's economy and enhances our quality of life."

S. Jack Hu
Vice President for Research

Other Key Initiatives