Greece

University of Crete

34 th
BRICS & Emerging Economies 2017
351–400 th
World University Rankings 2018
Rethymnon, Crete, 74100, Greece

University of Crete

About University of Crete

The University of Crete (UoC) is a young public education institution, sited in a region rich in ancient and modern Mediterranean cultures. Established in 1973, the university accepted its first students in 1977-78. Currently about 14,000 students study here through the faculties of Philosophy, Education, Social Sciences, Sciences and Technology, and Medicine, taught by an outward looking academic staff committed to excellence in research and teaching. Research activity benefits from close collaboration with the Foundation for Research and Technology – Hellas (FORTH), the Institute of Marine Biology, Biotechnology and Aquaculture (IMBCC), and the University General Hospital, and is reflected in collaborations with institutions worldwide.

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  • 26.2
    No. of students per staff
  • 62 : 38
    Student Ratio of Females to Males
  • 14,522
    Number of Students
  • 4%
    Percentage of International Students
Based on data collected for the 2018 World University Rankings

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