Student life is an important period, always to remember. Choosing the best and most suitable University is a crucial decision for a number of reasons.

Why choose the University of Western Macedonia?


  • UoWM offers high-quality education and research prospects as well as full administrative support. You will study in a University with excellent facilities and state-of-the-art infrastructure. Soon new campuses will host the School of Engineering in Kozani and the School of Fine Arts in Florina, increasing quality standards in education and research.
  • All five cities where University units are located are crime-free cities, which makes them safe for students and their families.
  • Western Macedonia is a region with vibrant cultural activity and a long folklore and ethnographic culture. A number of cultural events take place throughout the year in all UoWM cities, such as the Carnival in Kozani, Ragoutsaria in Kastoria, Prespia in Agios Achillios in Prespa, the bonfires and the Cinema Festival in Florina, etc. In this context, the University also gives new students the opportunity to develop their own skills, both on and off-campus. This is reflected in the large number of student clubs and societies, which satisfy a wide range of interests and include discipline-related activities and various Art and Sports events.
  • UoWM is easily accessible. Transport is possible along Egnatia Motorway and the Ionian Road, and there are frequent flights from Kozani to Athens and a regular bus service linking all University cities with other cities in Greece.
  • Western Macedonia is a place with exquisite natural beauty, famous for flora biodiversity, a large number of rivers, lakes, and attractive places to visit. It is the perfect place for alternative tourism as well as winter tourism, offering several winter and ski resorts and destinations.

A good reason to study here is the close personal contact and intimate relationship between the teaching staff and students, which increases student motivation and improves learning.

You will have a great time here! After all, student life means fun, and life at the University of Western Macedonia offers lots of it!