The TEI of West Macedonia is the largest educational institution in the region of West Macedonia.


1976: Established as Higher Technological Education Centre of Kozani (KATE, in Greek)


1977: Transition to Higher Technological and Vocational Education Centre (KATEE, in Greek)

1983: Established as Technological Education Institute (TEI) of Kozani, integrating formerKATEE of Kozani and Florina


1996: Department of Industrial Design (School of Engineering) – Department of International Trade (Kastoria)

1999 : Renamed to TEI of West Macedonia

New Departments:

2000: Department of Pollution Control Technologies – Department of Financial Applications

2003: First Postgraduate programme in Applied Informatics (partnership with the University of Macedonia, Thessaloniki) – Establishment of the branch in Grevena (Dept. Applied Informatics in Administration and Economy)

2004: Department of Computing (Kastoria)

2005: Postgraduate programme in Mechatronics (M.Sc.)- (partnership with the Polytechnic University of Cataluña)

2008: Postgraduate programme in Business Administration (MBA), Kastoria (partnership with the National Economic University, Ternopil, Ukraine)

New Departments:


2012: Postgraduate programme in Public Relations and Marketing with New Technologies (MA).

2013: 4 Schools, 11 Departments in five cities in West Macedonia.

2015: Research Laboratories are institutionalized

8 new postgraduate programmes