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University of Crete

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  • SIZE> 12,000 students

  • AGEMature

  • STATUS Private

  • RESEARCH High

  • FOCUS Comprehensive

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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 17 Departments in 5 Faculties : Philosophy, Education, Social Sciences, Sciences & Engineering, and Medicine. Currently more than 2,000 postgraduate students study here, taught by an outward looking faculty and support staff of over 630 with experience in higher education institutions worldwide. The University offers over 36 Masters programmes in subjects ranging from Byzantine Studies through to Molecular Biology and PhDs in all areas of the University's research expertize. Research students benefit also from the close collaboration between the University of Crete and the Foundation for Research and Technology – Hellas (FORTH). 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 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...
451-460
2014
501-550
2015
651-700
2016
  • 45.4
    Citations per Faculty
251-300
2015
251-300
2016
301-350
2017
  • 47.8
    Academic Reputation
  • 79.6
    Citations per Paper
  • 49.5
    Employer Reputation
  • 59.4
    H-index Citations
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Number of academic faculty staff

In total
653
International
29

Number of students

14,576
Postgraduate 12%
Undergraduate 88%

Number of international students

632
Postgraduate 15%
Undergraduate 85%
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The numbers, stats, stars and rankings data are provided by QS Intelligence Unit.