Copper League
University of Crete

Greece

University of Crete, Panepistimio Kritis, Rethimno 741 00, Greece

457 World
rank
1 Country
rank
Foundation year:
1973
Short name:
UOC
Type:
Public
Students:
14650
Faculty:
530
Faculty/Students Ratio:
28
:
1
Web-site:
www.uoc.gr
Region:
Europe
Location:
Rethymnon
  Dimension Rank Score
Overall 457 43.694
Teaching 606 26.382
Research 279 58.503
International Diversity 469 39.12
Financial Sustainability 474 48.77
Additional Rankings Rank Score
Reputation Rankings 610 15.14
Research Perfomance Rankings 155 74.535
Dimension
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TEACHING
World Rank: 606
Country rank: 2
Score: 26.382
League: World League
Dimension
weight
Indicator
name
Indicator
weight
40 %
Academic staff per students 20 %
Academic staff per bachelor degrees awarded 20 %
Doctoral degrees awarded per academic staff 20 %
Doctoral degrees awarded per bachelor degrees awarded 20 %
World teaching reputation 20 %
RESEARCH
World Rank: 279
Country rank: 1
Score: 58.503
League: Silver League
Dimension
weight
Indicator
name
Indicator
weight
40 %
Citations per academic and research staff 20 %
Doctoral degrees awarded per admitted PhD 20 %
Normalized citation impact 20 %
Papers per academic and research staff 20 %
World research reputation 20 %
INTERNATIONAL DIVERSITY
World Rank: 469
Country rank: 1
Score: 39.12
League: Copper League
Dimension
weight
Indicator
name
Indicator
weight
10 %
Share of international academic staff 20 %
Share of international students 20 %
Share of international co-authored papers 20 %
Reputation outside region 20 %
International level 20 %
FINANCIAL SUSTAINABILITY
World Rank: 474
Country rank: 1
Score: 48.77
League: Copper League
Dimension
weight
Indicator
name
Indicator
weight
10 %
Institutional income per academic staff 20 %
Institutional income per students 20 %
Papers per research income 20 %
Research income per academic and research staff 20 %
Research income per institutional income 20 %

Overview

The University of Crete is a young and dynamic educational institution, sited in a region rich in ancient and modern Mediterranean cultures. Established in 1973, the University accepted its first students in 1997-8. Currently around 14000 students study here through the Faculties of Philosophy, Education, Social Sciences, Sciences & Technology, and Medicine, taught by an outward looking academic staff committed to excellence in research and teaching. Research activity benefits from close collaboration with the Foundation for Research and Technology - Hellas (FORTH), the Institute of Marine Biology & Genetics, and the University Hospital, and is reflected in collaborations with leading institutions worldwide.

Mission Statement

The Mission of the University is to provide a stimulating environment that promotes education by teaching and research. We strive for excellence in teaching, research and community partnerships and aim to: - provide a secure and open teaching and learning environment for our students; - take a leading role in research and the resulting innovations; - promote the cultural, social and economic development of the region, and - develop and strengthen collaborations with other academic institutions within Greece, Europe and worldwide.