The mission of the graduate programs in the MME Department is to promote scholarly research leading to discovery, learning and innovation according to international standards of excellence, in the broader discipline of MME, as well as in related multidisciplinary and interdisciplinary fields. The graduate programs are research oriented in order to support and strengthen the research and educational activities of the Department and the University. The research focuses in areas that serve the interests of the Cypriot society, by identifying and providing solutions to local issues and by promoting opportunities for local development and improvement of life in Cyprus.