In order to consistently promote, facilitate and ensure conduction of medical scientific research, the Medical School of Aristotle University of Thessaloniki is starting a new MSc for healthcare professionals, on Medical Research Methodology. Main aim of the course is the training of a wide spectrum of scientists (medical doctors, dentists, biologists, pharmacists, bio-engineers, nurses etc) or health economics professionals on cutting-edge methodologies and technologies that will assist them in planning and conducting research programs, thus advancing their academic and professional career. Upon completion of the course, graduate students will become familiar with the basic principles of medical research methodology, and will be able to apply the basic principles of evidence-based medicine in everyday clinical practice.