||To develop on-going translation and translation-related research and development projects.
||To organize academic conferences, both local and international, on translation and translation-related studies.
||To promote scholarly exchange by inviting leading scholars in the field to give lectures and seminars to staff and students.
||To promote and encourage improvements in the quality of translation and translation-related pedagogy.
||To publish books in the area of translation studies and related fields or to facilitate such publication.
||To provide translation related research students with a research environment which will foster their scholarly and professional development.
||To provide translation and related consultation services to the rest of PolyU as well as to the wider community.