Advanced Media Institute, Applied Research in Communication and Journalism” focuses on innovative research and field practice through life long and distance learning. The Institute, established by a highly-regarded team of academics, journalists and communication specialists, is a non-profit organization based on Cyprus and is linked to the Graduate Program “Communication and New Journalism” of the Open University of Cyprus. This advantage ensures the support of knowledgeable educators who combine academic credentials with broad experience in the Media and Communication.

Toward our commitment to link theory and practice, the Institute pursues the following goals:

• To fully support the advance of scientific knowledge in communication and journalism through original research projects.
• To exploit the multi-disciplinary expertise of the faculty to create and produce special projects, from communication strategy to full implementation, including publications. These activities offer the opportunity for scholars and professionals to meet on the field for fruitful collaboration.

Using the open and distance learning methodology, the Institute employs the latest digital technologies, including teleplatforms and cloud.
The Institute is financially supported through registration fees, sponsorships and paid services for special projects.

Through the pillar “Theory”

 

  • The Institute designs, implements and participatea in national, European and international original and applied research projects in all fields of Communication and Journalism.
  • Produces primary research focusing on developing innovative methodological research tools.
  • Contributes to the dissemination of scientific knowledge by participating in peer viewed international conferences, publications in scientific journals and peer viewed collective volumes, the publication of monographs etc.Offers scientific potential for development in young scientists.
  • Supports the operation of an active and creative scientific community
  • Promotes cross-cultural and inter-disciplinary research, fostering the function of Cyprus as a research centre for the Eastern Mediterranean

Through the pillar “Practice”

 

  • Implements projects that require all stages of communication strategy, targeted and with measurable effectiveness. From a strategic business planning all the way through to marketing and diffusion to traditional and new Media applying modern digital methods and innovative tools
  • Organizes seminars, based on ever changing market needs, as well as lectures, conferences, events and printed and digital versions of multimedia and interactive educational materials.
  • Provides specially designed training packages for individuals, organizations and enterprises, as well as counseling services across the spectrum of contemporary Communication and Journalism needs.
    Generates and manages educational material, publications, multimedia and interactive content.
  • Produces and manages printed and digital multimedia and interactive publications
  • It produces and manages audiovisual material
  • Provides specially designed and ad hoc training packages for individuals, organizations and enterprises, as well as counseling services across the spectrum of contemporary Communication and Journalism needs.