The (academic) staff of the Centre Pieter Gillis is involved with research about 'active pluralism' and related themes concerning religions/worldviews, society, living together, and modern culture. With regard to their reseach, the staff is affiliated to the following reseach groups of the faculity of arts: 

Centrum voor Cultuurfilosofie

Centrum voor Ethiek

As an interdisciplinary Centre, Centre Pieter Gillis functions as a platform for the University of Antwerp's different research entities which are interested in these topics.