University of Crete

country rank  5
world rank  906

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University Overview

Founded in 1973, University of Crete is a non-profit public higher-education institution located in the urban setting of the large town of Rethymno (population range of 10,000-49,999 inhabitants), Crete. This institution also has a branch campus in Heraklion. Officially recognized by the Ministry of Education, Research and Religious Affairs of Greece, University of Crete (UOC) is a large (uniRank enrollment range: 10,000-14,999 students) coeducational Greek higher education institution. University of Crete (UOC) 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 47 years old Greek higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations. International students are welcome to apply for enrollment. UOC also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students including a library, sports facilities, study abroad and exchange programs, as well as administrative services.

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University Identity

Name
Name Πανεπιστήμιο Κρήτης
Acronym UOC
Founded 1973

University Location

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

Study Areas and Degree Levels


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Yearly Tuition Range

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

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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

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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 Go to University of Crete's Library
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

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Accreditations

Memberships and Affiliations

  • European University Association (EUA)

Academic Structure

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Online Courses

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