University Governing Bodies
The University of Macedonia is a State University under the responsibility of the Ministry of Education. The decision making bodies are:

(i) the Senate, which is a representative body consisting of the Rector, the Vice-Rectors and representatives of the faculty of all Departments. There are also representatives of the Students Union and of the administration staff,
(ii) the Rector's Council and
(iii) the Rector.

Decisions on the academic affairs of each Department are taken by the respective Faculty assembly. There is also student participation in issues of their concern.