University of Crete

34 th
BRICS & Emerging Economies 2017
301—350 th
World University Rankings 2017
Rethymnon, Crete, 74100, Greece

University of Crete

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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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Key statistics

  • 26.2
    Student to Staff Ratio
  • 62 : 38
    Student Ratio of Females to Males
  • 4%
    Percentage of International Students
  • 14,522
    Number of Students
Collected during World University Rankings on 22nd Aug 1970

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