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Foundation: 1973

Mission: The University of Crete strives for excellence in teaching, research and community partnerships and aims 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.

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Overall percentile
Research percentile
Innovation percentile
Societal percentile

Evolution of the institution

The following data gives a quick reading on the scientific performance in the last years. The research ranking refers to the volume, impact and quality of the institution's research output. The innovation ranking is calculated on the number of patent applications of the institution and the citations that its research output receives from patents. Finally, the societal ranking is based on the number of pages of the institution's website and the number of backlinks and mentions from social networks.

Compared to its context

The result of the evaluation of the institution can be compared to obtain a view of the country, the region to which it belongs and the institutions of the world, placing it in their respective positions.

Compared to All sectors (percentiles)
Compared to Universities sector (percentiles)

Ranks by Subject areas/categories

We have divided the scientific output of the institution into 19 large areas of knowledge and the following table shows only the ranks in different territorial domains achieved by the institution in each of the areas. For an institution to have a presence in an area, it is necessary that it exceed in the last year a minimum output threshold equivalent to twice the percentage that this area represents in the world. If you need scientific indicators on these areas visit Scopus and/or SciVal.

AreaWorldWestern EuropeEU-27OECDGreece
Agricultural and Biological Sciences +1237th481st400th858th5th
Arts and Humanities +1703rd629th545th1276th11th
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology 1594th575th474th1181st7th
Chemistry 2064th744th645th1379th8th
Computer Science 1001st317th251st687th6th
Earth and Planetary Sciences +1589th556th477th993rd6th
Economics, Econometrics and Finance 2015th555th526th1145th20th
Energy 399th91st71st210th1st
Engineering +1747th597th502nd1132nd12th
Environmental Science 961st280th225th557th2nd
Mathematics 1931st615th545th1194th14th
Medicine +1708th609th512th1231st5th
Pharmacology, Toxicology and Pharmaceutics 1352nd440th381st942nd4th
Physics and Astronomy 1717th643rd560th1163rd12th
Psychology 1115th440th331st930th3rd
Social Sciences +990th383rd296th743rd4th

Publishing profile

These are the journals used by the institution's researchers to publish their work in the last year. The size of each circle represents the value of the SJR of the publication, and its spatial position represents its subject matter.

This visualizatión allows you to identify the knowledge areas where the institution has published, recognize the prestige of the scientific journals in which the institution knowledge has been published, and identify predominant scientific communities.

Where is the institution located?

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  • Health
  • Universities
  • Companies
  • Non-Profit
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