The central aims of the PPGCS are:

  1. Investing in the formation of researchers in the field of social sciences with a strong methodological-theoretical grounding;
  2. Encouraging the development of research, promoting the collaboration and involvement of young researchers in the research activities of senior researchers and their teams;
  3. Contributing to the formation of professionals in the fields of the social sciences capable of playing a role in teaching, consultative and project support activities, carried out in the context of ONGs, popular movements and/or governmental institutions;
  4. Maintaining a space for theoretical dialogue and debate that brings together professors, researchers and students from different diciplinary fomations, contributing to the development of a critical approach to the social sicences;