The Statutes

The Institut Pasteur foundation has set itself the following objectives:

- The study of infectious, parasitic and immune-system diseases, together with the means of preventing and fighting such diseases;
- The pursuit and development of research into micro-organisms, their role in natural, normal or pathological processes, and the reactions that they induce;
- The study and teaching of all aspects of microbiology, together with the training of scientific and technical personnel, with a view to promoting research in fundamental and applied microbiology;
- The study of all theoretical or practical phenomena related to microbiology, immunology or, generally, fundamental or applied biology, and research in these fields.