The ADZU adopts a de-loading system for faculty researches (6 units to full deloading) depending on the nature of the research.
The ADZU mainly has four different types of publication while the UZ has three.
The ADZU for its part has maintained partnership with several institutions such as the Australian Agency for International Development or AusAID, the World Bank, Asian Institute of Management (AIM) Policy Center, Multi-faith Center in Griffith University, Australia, International Christian University in Tokyo, United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization or UNESCO, United States Agency for International Development or USAID, The Asia Foundation or TAF, Philippine Council for Health Research and Development or PCHRD, Tabang Mindanao/Assisi Development Foundation or ADF, Nagdilaab Foundation, Inc.
The ADZU undertakes capability building among its faculty to strengthen the culture of research.
For its part, ADZU continues to follow its approved programs to get more faculty members into research.