To offer Master’s and Doctor’s Degree Programs in Education, aiming to train qualified professionals to exercise the activities of teaching, research, and development for knowledge production in the field of Education.
More than that, the Program is part of the current management project of UFRGS, which seeks a world class university, essentially characterized by excellence, from four central aspects that were constituted as specific goals of the 2013-2016 period:
1) to develop leadership skills in research, by promoting the vitality and topicality of projects, groups, and research centers of its faculty and students;
2) to disclose the production of the generated knowledge for promoting the overall increase of qualified publications of faculty and students;
3) to exercise its ability of knowledge transformation, by academic and social insertion, notably by the performance of its professors, students, and graduates in educational systems at all levels and in consolidated research groups, increasingly assuming a transnational feature;
4) to raise funds to increase production and to ensure the internationalization of the Program.