The Research Center for Seljuk Culture and Civilization was established to carry out following activities:
- To organize various national and international seminars, conferences and symposiums on civilizations
- To establish a special library consisting of books, newspapers and historical documents written and printed in various languages as well pictures and films about world cultures and civilizations
- To exchange students and academicians and to build partnerships with centers and institutions established for similar national and international purposes
-To assist students and academicians who are interested in civilization research in their studies
- To publish periodicals on civilizations in Turkish and in English
-To support national as well international projects, research and studies about civilizations
-To take part in and support the activities of local regional and international centers and institutes working in collaboration with the Alliance of Civilizations Forum of the United Nation.