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Τhe University of Western Macedonia (UoWM; Greek: Πανεπιστήμιο Δυτικής Μακεδονίας) is a multi-campus university in Western Macedonia region of Greece.[1][2] It was established on 2004 by four departments that had previously formed part of the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki.[3]

University of Western Macedonia
Πανεπιστήμιο Δυτικής Μακεδονίας
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TypePublic university


Faculties and departmentsEdit

The University today consists of three Schools and six Departments, offering undergraduate and postgraduate study programmes.[4][5]

Schools Departments
School of Engineering


School of Education


School of Fine Arts


  • Department of Fine and Applied Arts [11]


Research is conducted by graduate students and members of the faculty, as well as associated researchers.[12][13]

Academic evaluationEdit

In 2016 the external evaluation committee gave University of Western Macedonia a Positive evaluation.[14]

An external evaluation of all academic departments in Greek universities was conducted by the Hellenic Quality Assurance and Accreditation Agency (HQA).[15]

See alsoEdit


  1. ^ "Internal Evaluation Report, 2014" (PDF) (in Greek).
  2. ^ "UoWM Evaluation Reports".
  3. ^ "History - University of Western Macedonia". University of Western Macedonia.
  4. ^ "Faculties - University of Western Macedonia".
  5. ^ "Postgraduate studies - University of Western Macedonia".
  6. ^ "Department of Mechanical Engineering, Internal Evaluation Report, 2015" (PDF) (in Greek).
  7. ^ "Department of Informatics and Telecommunications Engineering, Internal Evaluation Report, 2015" (PDF) (in Greek).
  8. ^ "Department of Environmental Engineering, Study Guide, 2015" (PDF).
  9. ^ "Department of Primary Education, Internal Evaluation Report, 2015" (PDF) (in Greek).
  10. ^ "Department of Early Childhood Education, Internal Evaluation Report, 2015" (PDF) (in Greek).
  11. ^ "Department of Fine and Applied Arts, Internal Evaluation Report, 2015" (PDF) (in Greek).
  12. ^ "Research Committee - University of Western Macedonia".
  13. ^ "UoWM Research Committee Report 2010-2014" (PDF) (in Greek).
  14. ^ "University of Western Macedonia - External Evaluation Report" (PDF). 2016."The EEC has decided to give to UoWM a positive evaluation. UoWM has self-motivated, dynamic and recognized faculty. Several research units at UoWM are productive, visible, and deliver good quality research. The size, dispersion, and diversity of the Institution need to be thoroughly addressed, since they may produce serious obstacles to the viability of the Institution."
  15. ^ External Evaluation Reports of Departments 2013-2014 by the HQA.

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