The primary goal of the School of Human Ecology is to develop a deep and multifaceted understanding of environmental concerns that includes perspectives from both the social and the natural sciences. The School expects its students to graduate with the skills and perspectives necessary to analyse and address problems keeping in mind social equity, academic rigour and ecological sustainability.
SHE has a special link to the overall vision of Ambedkar University, Delhi, which is to promote broad based, multidisciplinary higher education that links strongly to social needs. In keeping with the dedication of Ambedkar University to innovative ways of teaching and generating knowledge, SHE promotes field-based teaching and field research. The curriculum has a strong emphasis on developing and fostering links with the world beyond the university through active praxis.