The University of Macedonia is located in Thessaloniki, Macedonia, Greece. It is the second largest university in the city . It currently consists of ten departments which deal mainly with social, political and economic sciences.Before 1991, it was known as "School of Higher Industrial Studies of Thessaloniki" . After the change of its name, more departments were added expanding its scope beyond management and economics. A Local Committee of AIESEC is in operation and is very active with promoting AIESEC's scopes. Also a local section of Erasmus Student Network, ESN UOM Thessaloniki is active in promoting, developing and supporting the Erasmus community.FacilitiesThe University of Macedonia is located on 156 Egnatia Street. The campus is made up of a group of buildings with a total area of approximately 40.000 square meters, consisting of amphitheaters, teaching and seminar rooms, offices and the areas of the administration sections, a restaurant (which operates during the whole academic year), a gymnasium and a book-store; also a child-care station will soon be operating. There are also two guestrooms where 4-8 persons (mostly official visitors) can be accommodated.The University has recently added a main auditorium that will also host cultural events of the city.