• To carry out and promote demographic research from an interdisciplinary perspective.


  • To contribute to current research on mortality, longevity and population health.


  • To promote research in new fields associated with the interrelationship of gender and demography throughout the human life cycle, mainly with respect to ageing, mortality, longevity and health.


  • To promote training in socio-demographic analysis and disseminate the results obtained.


  • To participate in national and international teaching and research networks.


  • To provide information supporting the implementation of potential public policies that accommodate the needs of elderly people.


  • To educate the population regarding the causes and consequences of population ageing, paying special attention to age discrimination.