In Ptolemaida there are the following departments of the University of Western Macedonia: Department of MidwiferyDepartment of Occupational Therapy, Department of Speech Therapy( not expected to start its operation in 2019-2020).

Ptolemaida is a city in northern Greece in the Administrative District of Western Macedonia and is the capital of the province of Eordea. It is about 28 kilometers away from Kozani and is the second most populous city in the county and the Region of Western Macedonia. It is the seat of the Municipality of Eordea.