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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-28OECDGreece
Agricultural and Biological Sciences +495th278th278th425th6th
Arts and Humanities +597th368th379th552nd9th
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology 570th308th299th506th3rd
Business, Management and Accounting 855th445th466th713th16th
Chemistry 584th341st335th504th5th
Computer Science 478th225th219th371st5th
Earth and Planetary Sciences +391st231st235th322nd8th
Economics, Econometrics and Finance 682nd378th400th579th16th
Energy 454th221st222nd347th5th
Engineering +491st272nd268th395th9th
Environmental Science 432nd235th236th342nd5th
Mathematics 447th227th222nd359th3rd
Medicine +599th331st320th531st4th
Pharmacology, Toxicology and Pharmaceutics 577th301st302nd499th3rd
Physics and Astronomy 559th320th312th469th8th
Psychology 600th327th324th565th3rd
Social Sciences +469th208th206th395th3rd

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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