Promote a culture of quality that enhances FCT NOVA's international recognition for excellence in teaching and research;
Value, involve and hold teachers, researchers, non-teaching staff, students and other stakeholders interested accountable in the continuous improvement of the quality of the institution;
Create value for students, employees, employers and society in general;
Develop a quality management system that integrates the processes associated with the overall management of the institution, teaching and learning, research, internationalization and foreign relations and privileges, among other aspects, leadership, persistence in achieving goals, regular monitoring and continuous improvement of the results achieved;
Develop its activity with the orientation of sustainability, in its economic, social and environmental aspects.