The Academy’s objectives, partly reviewed over the years are:
• To promote the study, extension, and dissemination of knowledge of the arts and sciences.
• To establish and maintain proper standards of endeavor in all fields of the arts and sciences.
• To recognize outstanding contributions to the advancement of the arts and sciences in Ghana.
• To contribute actively to the development of Ghana and Africa generally by examining and addressing crucial issues of development.
• To do such other things as are conducive or incidental to the attainment of all or any of the foregoing objects.