In general, the institute’s core vision is to combine leading interdisciplinary scholarly research on Javanese diaspora and engage in innovative programming and collaborative dialogue in terms of partnership with the wider global community. In academic stage, the institute seeks to stimulate and encourage knowledge exchange and production that reflects the diversity of and intercourse among diverse areas, and contributes critically to the field of knowledge. The work of the institute is qualitative, comparative and historically driven as well as providing policy insights on pertinent issues in the world today. At the top of our agenda, we also aim to provide a facilitating forum of a hub of excellence for diverse cooperation between Javanese diaspora communities and Indonesia.