Technical University of Crete

country rank  13
world rank  2457

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University Overview

Founded in 1977, 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. This institution has also branch campuses in the following location(s): Kounoupidiana. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Ministry of Education, Research and Religious Affairs, Greece, Technical University of Crete (TUC) is a small (uniRank enrollment range: 2,000-2,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. Technical University of Crete (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.

University Identity

Name Πολυτεχνείο Κρήτης
Acronym TUC
Founded 1977

University Location

Address Agiou Markou
Chania (population range: 50,000-249,999)
73132 Crete
T +30 (28210) 37047
F +30 (28210) 28418
Other locations Kounoupidiana

Study Areas and Degree Levels

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Yearly Tuition Range

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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 available
Admission Office Polytechnion Kritis, Kounoupidiana
Chania 73132
+30 (28210) 37271

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment 2,000-2,999
Academic Staff 200-299
Control Type Public
Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Suburban
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

Library Yes Go to Technical University of Crete's Library
Housing Yes
Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Yes
Distance Learning Not reported


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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Site last updated: Wednesday, 8 May 2019