Welcome Message

Welcome to the Smart Mobile Interactive Learning Environments (SMILE) Laboratory at the University of Macedonia, Thessaloniki, Greece. The mission of the SMILE lab is to provide high quality Research, Development and Training in the area of Mobile Learning. You are welcome to contact us and collaborate with us.

Prof. Anastasios A. Economides
Director of SMILE
University of Macedonia, Thessaloniki, Greece

What we do


SMILE's main research activities are in the area of Mobile Learning . We tackles problems such as the need for everywhere and anytime continuous learning.


SMILE designs, develops and evaluates Educational Interventions. We create mobile interactive learning systems that enable learners to learn whenever and wherever they need to.


SMILE provides blended teaching, training and assessment to students, educators, workers, entrepreneurs, professionals and unemployed on multiple subjects.


Use devices and networks to support various types of learners and to operate various educational activities in any environment.


Address real-life challenges in education (learning, teaching, training, assessment) using Information and Communication Technologies (ICT).


Incorporate social networking, urban computing and serious games into course design and delivery of a hands-on, real-world approach to education.


Students are taking control of their own learning experience.