The objectives of CUPEUM combine:
- Development of research and higher education in landscape architecture and urban design, in partnership with national and local governments, and academic institutions;
- Education for sustainable development of urban areas through complex issues of globalization and consideration of environmental, economic, social and cultural dimensions;
- Internationalization of knowledge focusing on academic solidarity and mobility of students and professors;
- Broadening of scientific activities generated by CUPEUM and its network of international cooperation to contribute to the dissemination of knowledge.