Polytechnio Kritis

country rank  16
world rank  3018

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University Overview

Founded in 1977, Polytechnio Kritis (Technical University of Crete) is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the suburban setting of the large town of Chania (population range of 50,000-249,999 inhabitants), Crete. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Ministry of Education, Research and Religious Affairs, Greece, Polytechnio Kritis (TUC) is a small (uniRank enrollment range: 5,000-5,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. Polytechnio Kritis (TUC) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as bachelor degrees, master degrees, doctorate degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 42 years old higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations. International students are welcome to apply for enrollment.

University Identity

Name Πολυτεχνείο Κρήτης
Name Technical University of Crete
Acronym TUC
Founded 1977
Colours Bordeaux and blue

University Location

Address University Campus, Kounoupidiana, Akrotiri
Chania (population range: 50,000-249,999)
73100 Crete
T +30 (28210) 37047
F +30 (28210) 28418

Study Areas and Degree Levels

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Yearly Tuition Range

uniRank Tuition Range Matrix
Undergraduate Postgraduate
0-1,000 US$
(0-750 Euro)
0-1,000 US$
(0-750 Euro)
0-1,000 US$
(0-750 Euro)
5,000-7,500 US$
(3,700-5,500 Euro)

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 available
Admission Office Technical University of Crete, Kounoupidiana, Akrotiri
Chania 73100
+30 28210 37271

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment 5,000-5,999
Academic Staff 100-199
Control Type Public
Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Suburban
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

Library Yes Go to Polytechnio Kritis's Library
Housing Yes
Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Yes
Distance Learning Not reported


Institutional Accreditation

Ministry of Education, Research and Religious Affairs, Greece

Year of first Accreditation


Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

  • Hellenic Quality Assurance Accreditation Agency

Memberships and Affiliations

  • European University Association (EUA)
  • Conference of European Schools for Advanced Engineering Education and Research (CESAER)

Academic Structure


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Online Courses

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Errors and Update

Site last updated: Wednesday, 11 September 2019