To be an internationally renowned institution of higher learning in research, innovation, publication and teaching in Chinese literature, language and culture.
To advance knowledge and learning in Chinese studies through quality research and education for the nation and for humanity.
The Department of Chinese Studies objectives are :
- To preserve, teach and promote Chinese culture.
- To facilitate the understanding of Chinese culture and values among fellow Malaysians of different races through the translation of Chinese classics.
- To contribute towards the attainment of a high academic standard of Chinese Studies in Malaysia and thereby benefit mankind and society.