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University of Crete

University of Crete, Heraklion Greece +1
  • Voutes University Campus, Heraklion, Greece
  • QS World University Rankings
    651-700
  • StatusPublic
  • Research OutputHigh
  • Student/Faculty Ratio32
  • International Students608
  • SizeL
  • Total Faculty437

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The University of Crete is a young and dynamic academic institution committed to excellence in research & teaching. The University was established in 1973 and accepted its first students in 1977-78. It now has 16 Departments in 5 Faculties: Philosophy, Education, Social Sciences, Sciences & Engineering, and Medicine. Currently, over 18,000 undergraduates and 3000 postgraduate students are registered here. They are educated by an outward- looking academic faculty of around 450 members, supported by adjunct lecturers, post-doctoral researchers, laboratory staff and instructors, as well as around 300 technical and administrative staff.

The University offers 54 Masters programmes in subjects ranging from Byzantine Studies through to Molecular Biology and PhDs in all areas of the University's research expertise. Research and research training at all levels benefits from the de facto regional cluster of research institutions i.e. the Foundation for Research and Technology-Hellas (FORTH), the Institute of Marine Biology, Biotechnology & Aquaculture (IMBBC), the University General Hospital (PagNi) as well as the other HEIs in Crete.

The international orientation of the University is reflected in its track record of collaborations with many of the leading research and educational organizations in Europe and worldwide, and by the opportunities offered to students and staff through its active participation in mobility and exchange programmes. Located at campuses in Heraklion and Rethymnon on the island of Crete, a site rich in ancient & modern Mediterranean cultures, the University offers a vibrant social and intellectual environment for research and education. As such, whether your contact with the University is brief or long-term, we trust it will be rewarding.

About


The University of Crete is a young and dynamic academic institution committed to excellence in research & teaching. The University was established in 1973 and accepted its first students in 1977-78. It now has 16 Departments in 5 Faculties: Philosophy, Education, Social Sciences, Sciences & Engineering, and Medicine. Currently, over 18,000 undergraduates and 3000 postgraduate students are registered here. They are educated by an outward- looking academic faculty of around 450 members, supported by adjunct lecturers, post-doctoral researchers, laboratory staff and instructors, as well as around 300 technical and administrative staff.

The University offers 54 Masters programmes in subjects ranging from Byzantine Studies through to Molecular Biology and PhDs in all areas of the University's research expertise. Research and research training at all levels benefits from the de facto regional cluster of research institutions i.e. the Foundation for Research and Technology-Hellas (FORTH), the Institute of Marine Biology, Biotechnology & Aquaculture (IMBBC), the University General Hospital (PagNi) as well as the other HEIs in Crete.

The international orientation of the University is reflected in its track record of collaborations with many of the leading research and educational organizations in Europe and worldwide, and by the opportunities offered to students and staff through its active participation in mobility and exchange programmes. Located at campuses in Heraklion and Rethymnon on the island of Crete, a site rich in ancient & modern Mediterranean cultures, the University offers a vibrant social and intellectual environment for research and education. As such, whether your contact with the University is brief or long-term, we trust it will be rewarding.

University highlights

University of Crete is one of the top Public universities in Heraklion, Greece. It is ranked #651-700 in QS Global World Rankings 2022.

QS World University Rankings

  • 2012
    #451- 500
  • 2014
    #491-500
  • 2015
    #451-460
  • 2016
    #501-550
  • 2017
    #651-700
  • 2018
    #651-700
  • 2019
    #651-700
  • 2020
    #751-800
  • 2021
    #801-1000
  • 2022
    #651-700

Ranking criteria

14.8
Academic Reputation
50.1
Citations per Faculty
12.2
Employer Reputation
4.6
Faculty Student Ratio
1.1
International Faculty Ratio
4.7
International Students Ratio

Student & Staff

Total students
13,832

17%
83%

International students
608

13%
87%

Total faculty staff
437

4
433

Total students
13,832

17%
83%

International students
608

13%
87%

Total faculty staff
437

433
4
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