We are not only an educational, but also a scientific institution. One of our aims is research in the field of history and theory of cinema, photography and audiovisual media, based on multiple methodological approaches. Our research is focused primarily on the region of middle and south-east Europe with topics such as:
- History of Balkan cinema
- History of regional photography
- Television – aesthetics, politics, sociology, cultural studies approach
- Electronic media and visuality – visual studies approach
- Visual anthropology and ethnographic film
In the field of research of new media and their role as intermediate between Arts and Science, a collaboration was established with the University of Information Science and Technology (UIST) “St. Paul the Apostle”.