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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...
501-550
2016
651-700
2017
651-700
2018
  • 47.2
    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
81-90
2016
101-150
2018
Top 50 under 50 and Next 50 under 50
  • 1973
    Establishment Year
  • 651-700
    WUR Overall
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Number of academic faculty staff

In total
594
International
13

Number of students

14,868
Postgraduate 11%
Undergraduate 89%

Number of international students

639
Postgraduate 13%
Undergraduate 87%
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