• To contribute professional knowledge to the development and progress of Hong Kong society.

  • To enhance communication among sociologists in Hong Kong, and to serve as a bridge between them and their counterparts in other regions.

  • To promote sociological research in Chinese society in general and Hong Kong society in particular and,where necessary, to endeavour to provide publication outlets for such research.

  • To facilitate teaching of sociology in Hong Kong.

  • To furnish professional judgement on the standard and quality of sociological outputs.

  • To raise community awareness of sociology in Hong Kong.