SAFI Institute of Advanced Study (SIAS), affliated to the University of Calicut, is a centre for research and higher education. It is the academic wing of Social Advancement Foundation of India (SAFI). SIAS is partly residential and is located on a vast campus of about 150 acres, 22 Kms away from Kozhikode City towards Calicut Airport. Along with the management, a dynamic team of teachers and scientists contribute significantly to the fulfillment of the academic programmes. SIAS possesses state of art laboratories and an excellent library. Founded in August 29, 2005, the Institute is housed in a sprawling building in a lush green backdrop and sereneand picturesque environment. The Institute is particularly committed to serve the economicallyweak, socially underprivileged and needy students.SIAS envisages total personality development and generation of manpower capable of providing leadership and direction at the cutting edge in science and technology as well as management, commerce and other areas of humanities studies.