Upon completing the PhD process graduates shall be able to:
a) Communicate in academic research the Ethos and Tradition of the Orthodox Church.
b) Use pioneering technology tools for the advancement of research in the theological field.
c) Conduct advanced academic research on the different sources of Christianity in the East.
d) Interrogate primary theological sources.
e) Provide the scholarly community with critical editions and studies of manuscripts.
f) Translate primary theological sources into Modern Languages.
g) Participate responsibly in the scholarly discussions about issues related to the various theological fields.
h) Contextualize theological discourse in a pluralistic world.
i) Assess the needs of the Church in a world of rapid transformational change.
j) Bridge between theological thought and the practical pastoral realty of the Church.
k) Dialogue with new ideological trends in accordance with the needs of the Church.
l) Participate in inter-confessional and interfaith dialogues and enrich it with required academic research.