Here is a list of some current activities of the center:
Host a comprehensive bibliographical collection comprising the publications of Saint Josemaría Escrivá de Balaguer and the academic publications about him and Opus Dei.
Provide specialized bibliographical information to researchers who request it.
Guide researchers engaged in research on Saint Josemaría and Opus Dei.
Promote research projects, particularly in the fields of history, theology and canon law, in relation to Saint Josemaría and Opus Dei.
The CEDEJ was set up in 1995. On 26 June, 2002, Monsignor Javier Echevarria, the Chancellor of the University of Navarra, confirmed its structure as dependent on the Saint Josemaría Escrivá de Balaguer Historical Institute (ISJE) with regard to its academic and research activitities, and on the Office of the Executive Council of the University of Navarra as regards employment and administrative issues.