The Graduate Institute aims to achieve following objectives:
1. To facilitate academic research for achieving international goals of environmental education (EE) and education for sustainable Development (ESD) at national and local levels.
2. To conduct studies on environmental interpretation, communication and education, as well as the relevant planning and development via formal and non-formal education systems at various nature or social arenas.
3. To provide training programs for teaching children and adults how to learn about and investigate their environment, and to make intelligent, informed decisions about how they can take care of it.
4. To develop teaching materials of environmental education for classrooms, communities, and in settings like nature centers, museums, parks, and various environmental learning sites.