• The formation of specialists in scientific-technical research, to develop new and relevant knowledge about the city and territory in the framework of seeking and creating instruments for the achievement of sustainable development. 
  • The formation of specialists who will be able to achieve methods and strategies of intervention with a new perception and conception of the planning of urban designs and territorial development.  
  • Formation of a Scientific and Academic Body with a social sense and conscience, which will promote new options in teaching and research at levels of total quality.  
  • To encourage the transfer of knowledge for the elaboration and practice of social actions. 
  • To form links between Institutions and Persons, in order to help the mutual and personal growth of skills in the motivating areas of the Program.  
  • To participate with others in projects of scientific-academic development, that will allow the exchange of experiences with other specialists and provide an entry into the dynamics of globalization. 
  • An equitable distribution of the benefits of the program, increasing its social and productive viability. 
  • To intervene in the linking of local, national and international networks of groups dedicated to the study of the subject matter.   
  • To promote interdisciplinary study in scientific and teaching work. 
  • To foment opportune, relevant and up to date knowledge in the areas of the Program, and promote the inclusion of the construction of new paradigms of development.  
  • To form graduates with a high academic level of command over the various areas of research into the city and territory.   
  • To generate new knowledge with a clear vision of the indispensable aim of attaining new formulas for development and the occupation of geographical space in order to orientate the social processes of the future, in the study of urban-territorial processes, and intervention in them.
  • Knowledge of urban dynamics through the study of its variables, which limit and condition the territorial processes of the 21st century.