The Technological Educational Institute of Western Macedonia was founded in 1976, originally as the Centre of Higher Technological Education (ΚΑΤΕΕ) of Kozani before merging with the ΚΑΤΕΕ of Florina.
Today, as the Technological Educational Institute of Western Macedonia, it has branches in the Prefectures of Florina, Kastoria and Grevena. In the past six years it has been the fastest-developing Institute in Greece.
The Technological Educational Institute of Western Macedonia, as the largest Institution of Higher Education in Western Macedonia, has undertaken the major task of educating young people and bringing the area out of its scientific isolation.
Technological Education Institute of Western Macedonia vision is based on the following aims:
1. Ensuring quality education by transferring the appropriate scientific expertise through teaching and research.
2. Offering students essential assistance through social welfare services during their studies and afterwards if required, in order to ensure a successful future career.
3. Meeting development, intellectual, cultural and social needs at both local and national level.
The Technological Educational Institute of Western Macedonia consists of:
1. Faculty of Applied Technology
- Department of Electrical Engineering
- Department of Mechanical Engineering
- Department of Industrial Design
- Department of Geotechnology & the Environment
- Department of Pollution Control Technologies
- General Department of Applied Science
2. Faculty of Management and Economics
- Department of Accounting
- Department of Business
- Department of Applied Finance
3. Faculty of Agricultural Technology (Florina Branch)
- Department of Plant Production
- Department of Animal Production
- Department of Marketing and Quality Control of Agricultural Products
4. Kastoria Branch
- Department of International Trade
- Department of Public Relations and Communication
- Department of Informatics and Computer Technology
5. Grevena Branch
- Department of Applied Informatics in Management & Finance
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