Our Mission


The mission of Universities in Greece is ‘to generate and transmit knowledge through research and teaching, to prepare students for its application on a professional level and to cultivate the arts and culture’ (Ν.4009/2011, s.4). 


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.





Last update 02/10/2012