UMSIDA as one of Muhammadiyah universities in Indonesia carries out the implementation of Catur Dharma Perguruan Tinggi or the four pillars of Muhammadiyah University’s responsilibities and purposes in the field of education, research, community services, and Islamic development. In the field of research, UMSIDA has outlined its research agenda and priorities in the document of UMSIDA’s research strategic planning (Renstra Penelitian) 2016-2020. Many research projects had been taken by UMSIDA through competitive or institutional schemes.