University of Crete

University of Crete Ranking

country rank: 5
world rank: 917

University Overview

University of Crete, founded in 1973, is a non-profit public higher-education institution situated in the urban environment of Rethymno (population range of 10,000-49,999), Crete. A branch campus of this school may be found in Heraklion. University of Crete (UOC) is a major (Topuniversitieslist enrolment range: 10,000-14,999 students) coeducational Greek higher education institution that is officially recognized by the Ministry of Education, Research, and Religious Affairs of Greece. In a variety of fields of study, the University of Crete (UOC) provides courses and programs leading to legally recognized higher education degrees like as bachelor’s, master’s, and doctoral degrees. For further information, see the degree levels and fields of study matrix below from Topuniversitieslist. This Greek higher-education institution, which is 47 years old, has a selective admission process based on entrance exams. Students from all around the world are invited to apply for admission. Students may also take use of a library, sports facilities, study abroad and exchange programs, as well as administrative services, all of which are provided by UOC.

University of Crete Ranking

University Identity

Name University of Crete
Acronym UOC
Founded 1973

University Location

Address Rethymno Campus Rethymno 74100 Crete Greece
Tel +30 (28310) 77900
Fax +30 (28310) 77909
Other locations Heraklion

Yearly Tuition Range

Undergraduate Postgraduate
0-1,000 US$ (0-750 Euro) Not reported
0-1,000 US$ (0-750 Euro) Not reported

University Admissions

Gender Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Selection Type Yes, based on entrance examinations
Admission Rate Not reported
Admission Office University of Crete Heraklion 71409 (28310) 393210

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment 10,000-14,999
Academic Staff 500-599
Control Type Public
Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Urban
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

Library Yes
Housing Not reported
Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids Not reported
Study Abroad Yes
Distance Learning Not reported
Academic Counseling Not reported
Career Services Not reported
Institutional Hospital Yes


Memberships and Affiliations

European University Association (EUA)

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