National Institute of Cultural Studies offers a range of different courses at diploma and certificate level in the field of Arts & Design, Cultural Heritage, Media Sciences and Business Studies. The institute endeavors to offer undergraduate programs that work closely with their respective industries, creating useful networks for training and future employment. Furthermore, NICS is playing a very active role in youth development programs in association with different not-for-profit NGOs.
As an institute, NICS is committed to creating a self-sustained and prosperous Pakistan by providing quality education, skills and capacity building programs, thereby providing some much-needed innovation and growth within the national creative industries.
By 2020, National Institute of Cultural Studies, Islamabad will be one of the leading degree awarding institute for research, capacity building, skill development, industrial liaison and professional education by serving the needs of creative industries in Pakistan.