Venue


The Conference will be held at the University of Macedonia, which is located in Thessaloniki, Greece . For more information visit UoM. Thessaloniki is the second largest city in Greece and is located about 500 km. north of Athens, in the region of Central Macedonia. For more information visit Visit Greece: Thessaloniki and Travel: Thessaloniki.

Photos by: © Thessaloniki Tourism Organisation/www.thessaloniki.travel

Photos by: © Thessaloniki Tourism Organisation/www.thessaloniki.travel


Travel Information


The “Makedonia International Airport” (airport code: SKG) in Thessaloniki is the second largest airport unit in Greece, serving over 5 million passengers per year and served by 27 international airlines on a regular basis, in addition to an extra 10 airlines that operate during the summer using charter flights. Thus it connects the city to many European capitals and several other European cities by direct flights. It also offers direct flights to other major cities of Greece and many Greek islands. Among the air-companies that fly to Thessaloniki’s airport are: Aegean Airlines, Austrian Airlines, British Airways, Lufthansa, Scandinavian Airlines, Turkish Airlines and many low-cost companies such as Ryanair, EasyJet and Wizz Air. The airport is located 16 km from the city center.


A public bus service (no. 01X and no. 01N night line) connects the airport with the center of the city at 20-minute intervals throughout the day and takes you to the center in less than 30 minutes (ticket costs €2). A taxi service is also available at the airport on a 24-hour basis.


Accomodation


More Suggestions regarding accommodation will be announced here soon.

Participants qualify for a special rate in the following hotels. To benefit from these special rates, participants should contact directly the hotels, mentioning that they are attending the 6th International Conference on Applied Theory, Macro and Empirical Finance (AMEF), University of Macedonia. Alternatively, there are other good value hotels in the city. Rooms are offered subject to availability.


Single Room: €53
Double Room: €65

All aforementioned rates are per night and include breakfast. Please note that the overnight tax in not included in the above rates. The tax rate for the "Hotel ABC" is €1.5/night/room.

Single Classical & Superior Room: €110
Double Classical & Superior Room: €125

Single Premium Room: €120
Double Premium Room: €135

All aforementioned rates are per night and include breakfast. Please note that the overnight tax in not included in the above rates. The tax rate for the "MEDITERRANEAN PALACE" is €4/night/room.





Past Events


The 5th International Conference on Applied Theory, Macro and Empirical Finance (AMEF 2019), held at the University of Macedonia, Thessaloniki, Greece, April 22-33, 2019, was successfully completed with more than 150 participants. The distinguished Keynote Speakers of AMEF2018 were Prof. Harris Dellas, University of Bern , Prof. Brian Lucey, Trinity Business School, Prof. Sophocles Mavroeidis, Oxford University and Prof. Thanasis Stengos, University of Guelph.

You can download the Conference Program here




The 4th International Conference on Applied Theory, Macro and Empirical Finance (AMEF 2018), held at the University of Macedonia, Thessaloniki, Greece, April 2-3, 2018, was successfully completed with more than 145 participants. The distinguished Keynote Speakers of AMEF2018 were Prof. Harris Dellas, University of Bern , Prof. Evi Pappa, European University Institute, Prof. Konstantinos Theodoridis, Bank of England and Prof. Thanasis Stengos, University of Guelph.

You can download the Conference Program here




The 3rd International Conference on Applied Theory, Macro and Empirical Finance (AMEF 2017), held at the University of Macedonia, Thessaloniki, Greece, April 21-22, 2017, was successfully completed with more than 90 participants. The distinguished Keynote Speakers of AMEF2017 were Prof. Gikas Hardouvelis, University of Piraeus, Prof. Elias Papaioannou, London Business School, Prof. Konstantinos Theodoridis, Bank of England and Prof. Thanasis Stengos, University of Guelph.

You can download the Conference Program here




The 2nd International Conference on Applied Theory, Macro and Empirical Finance (AMEF 2016), held at the University of Macedonia, Thessaloniki, Greece, May 6 – 7 2016, was successfully completed with more than 70 participants. The distinguished Keynote Speakers of AMEF2016 were Prof. Karim Abadir, Imperial College London, UK, Prof. Thanasis Stengos, University of Guelph, Canada ,and Prof. Anastasios Xepapadeas, AUEB, Greece.

You can download the Conference Program here




The 1st International Conference on Applied Theory, Macro and Empirical Finance (AMEF 2015), held at the University of Macedonia, Thessaloniki, Greece, 6-7 April 2015, was successfully completed with more than 70 participants. The distinguished Keynote Speakers of AMEF2015 were Prof. Stephen G. Hall, University of Leicester, UK, and Prof. Elias Tzavalis, AUEB, Greece.

You can download the Conference Program here