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STARS & IFLE Undergraduate Research Programs

Immerse yourself in research at IU.

  • Gateway into scientific discovery beginning freshman year
  • Mentoring by renowned IU faculty
  • Independent research projects
  • Research presentation experience
  • Hands-on use of state-of-the art equipment and facilities
  • Mastery of lab techniques
  • Development of scientific-writing skills
  • Exposure to cutting-edge research in multiple disciplines
  • Excellent preparation for science careers and graduate school
  • Eligible for direct admission into your major

Integrated Freshman learning Experience (IFLE)
A six-week summer research experience prior to freshman year followed by a year-long research-based honors course integrating biology, biochemistry, and neuroscience.

Science, Technology, and Research Scholars (STARS)
Undergraduate research program offering four years of faculty-mentored research experience in all science disciplines.