Both scientific establishment and public service-oriented research and dissemination of knowledge, the Museum takes five big missions and founding governing feed all its activities.
The Museum is at the heart of a network of partnerships with international issues are the protection of biodiversity, sustainable development and the presentation and transmission to the public.
The Museum is a partner of European research institutions, according to their areas of expertise:
– large collections (Colparsyst program, etc.).
– research on biodiversity and its protection
– research on the mechanisms of evolution and development
– research tropical environments;
– research in museology.