REC is aimed at achieving the following objectives:
- Establishing a link between universities and society to serve as a centre for the evaluation of policy decisions. Its activities should include but are not limited to: Training, seminars, workshops, research, and organising panel discussions on hot topics, visiting programmes, and teaching activities at postgraduate level.
- Creating a place to host university faculties and researchers to spend part of their time conducting research financed by the KBS through internal and external research funds.
- Establishing solid co-operation and exchanges of academic staff and students with other universities and centres on a local and international level.