The Lifelong Learning Centre of the University of Western Macedonia was established under article 48, Law 4485/2017, A ' 114 (Government Gazette 1561 / 05-05-2018).

It is an autonomous UoWM unit, engaging in the coordination and interdisciplinary cooperation for the development and implementation of certificate-awarding programmes of training, continuing education, and, generally, live or distance lifelong learning, in accordance with the national and European framework for Lifelong Learning.

It caters for education and training with qualified staff and state-of-the-art facilities and equipment to promote the connection between vocational education and training and contemporary socio-economic issues, and also support employability, enhance professional mobility, endorse equal opportunities and strengthen social cohesion.