Vision and Mission


To be the knowledge hub of Creole languages and cultures in the Indian Ocean.


The mission of the Creole Language and Culture Research Institute is to create an academic forum for the advancement of the Seychellois Creole language, culture and society within the context of and in collaboration with Indian Ocean and other Creole societies in the world through research and dissemination, the creation of databases, publications and engaging in and promoting academic activities such as debates, criticism and intellectual creativity.


  • Adherence to professional and moral ethics in the performance of the institute’s activities;
  • Working as a team and in collaboration with others to achieve common goals;
  • Upholding the University’s good reputation through adherence to high standards of performance.
  • Bringing innovation to modes of practice in research, dissemination and use of socio-cultural data to stimulate new respect and enthusiasm in the youth particularly, intellectuals and others, for the Creole culture, language and society.