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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 area

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-28OECDGreece
Agricultural and Biological Sciences 563rd324th321st499th5th
Arts and Humanities 578th367th364th540th9th
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology 649th366th353rd574th5th
Chemistry 531st274th266th452nd2nd
Computer Science 569th313th311th468th10th
Earth and Planetary Sciences 393rd230th228th325th6th
Economics, Econometrics and Finance 667th354th378th562nd15th
Energy 515th276th275th401st9th
Engineering 524th297th294th427th12th
Environmental Science 329th157th151st245th1st
Mathematics 482nd261st262nd384th7th
Medicine 630th343rd335th580th5th
Pharmacology, Toxicology and Pharmaceutics 531st242nd238th439th4th
Physics and Astronomy 552nd322nd320th481st10th
Psychology 626th339th332nd588th3rd
Social Sciences 604th316th317th525th7th

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 visualizatiĆ³n 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.

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