University Of Crete

University Of Crete

The University of Crete (UoC) is a modern, public educational institution active in a wide range of disciplines and fields of research, with international presence, contribution, and recognition. The Schools of Philosophy, Education, Social, Economical & Political Sciences are sited on the UoC Gallos Campus in Rethymnon. The Voutes Campus in Heraklion is home to the School of Sciences & Engineering and the School of Medicine, as well as several affiliated research-oriented infrastructures and facilities.

UoC has more than 20.000 undergraduates and 3500 postgraduates students registered while the outward-looking academic staff numbers 570 members, supported by adjunct lectures, post-doctoral researchers, laboratory staff and instructors.

The University of Crete is consistently ranked among the world’s leading research-intensive universities. Research and research training at UoC brings you in contact with a high-quality regional research ecosystem that has been built over 35 years. UoC has established strong collaboration with Foundation for Research and Technology-Hellas (FORTH), Hellenic Centre for Marine Research (HCMR) and University General Hospital.

Committed to student-centered learning and research-led teaching, UoC provides interdisciplinary programmes accredited from Hellenic Authority for Higher Education.

Several Master degrees are offered in English in cutting edge sciences and technology, and the research training in PhD programmes is routinely in English.

The University of Crete’s museums, the Natural History Museum, the Museum of Ancient Eleutherna, the Museum of Education and the Museum of the History of the Medicine are a leading light in research and study.
Located on the island of Crete, a site rich in ancient and modern Mediterranean culture, the University offers a vibrant social and intellectual environment, characterized by its international orientation in educational provisions, curricula, research activities and campus life.

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