The Centre for Multi-Cultural Studies provides scholars in the field of Icelandic multiculturalism with the opportunity to fulfill part of their research duties under the auspices of the centre. The centre also provides research groups with research opportunities. The centre publishes the results of its research.
The Centre for Multi-Cultural Studies follows University of Iceland regulations regarding its operation and research. The centre's staff provides the management of the School of Education with regular updates regarding the centre's activities.