Center for Educational and Institutional Research (CEIR)
Villanova Institute for Social Science Research and Cultural Studies
Mendel Institute for Science and Technology Research
The leadership of the University in research and publications is widely acknowledged. The USA Coordinating Center for Research and Publications has four specialists institutes: Institute for Augustinian Studies, Institute for Social Development Issues and Initiatives, Fray Luis de Leon Creative Writing Institute and Institute for Panayana and Cross-Cultural Studies. Each institute publishes a regular journal in book form.
Recently, the Center for Educational and Institutional Research was created. It has two institutes: Villanova Institute for Social Science Research and Cultural Studies and the Mendel Institute for Science and Technology Research. The University of San Agustin Publishing House was also established in order to publish and disseminate researches in the University. Works of writers and scholars in the region are, likewise, published under its imprint. Libro Agustino. In its three years of existence, two Libro Agustino titles bagged the prestigious Philippine National Book Awards.