The international orientation of the University is reflected in its track record of collaborations with many of the leading research and educational organizations in Europe and by the opportunities offered to students and staff through its active participation in mobility and exchange programmes.
Research: The research networks, groups, and projects currently active at the University of Crete can be accessed through the Faculty and Department sites.
The research and associated educational/training opportunities of many groups within the University are expanded through their close collaboration with the Institutes of the Foundation for Research and Technology- Hellas (FORTH).
Education: The University currently has over 300 bilateral agreements with partner Higher Education Institutions (HEIs) through the ECs Lifelong Learning Programme/Erasmus as well as exchange agreements with other international partners, and participates in a wide range of educational and exchange programmes.
The University also participates in networks designed to facilitate scientific collaborations (eg the recently formed Network of Island Universities).
Policy: The University is a member of the European University Association, (EUA) a key stakeholder organization representing HEIs in the policy debates about the European Research Area and the European Higher Education Area.
A central database on the University's international profile/partnerships in education and research is currently under construction.
In the meantime, for further information contact the International Relations Office.