The Mission of the Academy for the Study of Saint Ambrose of Milan is to promote the study and story of St. Ambrose of Milan, especially at St. Ambrose University, by encouraging and supporting educational programs, research and scholarship, and creative work.

The Vision of ASSAM is to become a leading research center for the study of St. Ambrose and, through the promotion of its patron, to advance the Liberal Arts and the Catholic Intellectual Tradition.