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History

On July 17th 1977, the first Executive Committee of the Institution convened under the presidency of Professor Perikles Theoharis and in the presence of the then Minister of National Education G. Rallis, consisting of the Mayor of the City of Chania and the President of the Western Crete Section of the Technical Chamber of Greece.

Education

TUC's first concern is to provide its students with an education that combines vigorous academic study and excitement of discovering new knowledge with actual support and offer of intellectual stimuli within the framework of a dynamic academic community.

Spanning five Engineering Schools - production engineering & management, mineral resources engineering, electronic & computer engineering, environmental engineering, architectural engineering - and corresponding postgraduate and doctoral study programmes that cover a wide range of the engineering science , the Technical University of Crete offers an education that is of the highest standards and recognized status.

Research

The Technical University of Crete is particularly active in conducting basic and applied research. The research and development projects, managed by the Research Committee, are funded by the European Union, the General Secretariat for Research and Technology, the Ministry of Education, the Region of Crete, local administration organizations and many private businesses. A large number of TUC undergraduate and postgraduate students are employed in these projects; in this way, they benefit from the best possible training and they familiarize with conducting research.

Career

The Career Services Office of the Technical University of Crete is funded by the Greek Ministry of Education and Religious Affairs and the European Union, within the framework of the Operational Programme for Education and Initial Vocational Training of the 3rd Community Support Framework.

The main mission of this service is to offer systematic information to TUC students and alumni on:
  • postgraduate studies
  • successful career planning
  • employment opportunities in private or public enterprises as well as self-employment opportunities.

University Ranking

World University Rankings by Times Higher Education
2024
1201 -200
2023
1001 -200
2022
801
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QS World University Rankings by TopUniversities
2024
1401
2023
-
2022
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Services

Housing services

The University Hall of Residences, built on TUC Campus in Kounoupidiana, can accommodate up to 78 students.

There are three main buildings with 70 single-bed rooms and 4 double­ bed rooms, all of which are furnished. have private bathrooms, phone for incoming calls and use of phone cards, as well as Wi-Fi Internet access.

There are 11 common areas for all the students staying at the Halls with lounges, TV sets, refrigerators, kitchenettes, a phone and 2 lifts. There are also laundry facilities, a first-aid room, maintenance facilities and a 24hour surveillance security.

Library services

The major core of the library's collection includes loan material. All TUC members as well as the students of the Technological Institute of Crete and residents of Chania can sign up. The Library uses the GEAC-Advance automated system for managing and accessing its material. 

ICT services

  • Internet Access
  • Wireless Acess (Wi-Fi)
  • Access to Computer Labs
  • Computer Labs (ISC)
  • Wired Access (office, home)
  • VPN Service
  • e-Services Account

Student Life

Campus life

The campus is undoubtedly the heart of TUC: students, professors, lab technicians, administrative employees, all meet on campus on a daily basis.

Common reference points of all students are the Library, the IT & Communications Centre, the Hall of Residences, the University Restaurant and Cafeterias as well as the Sports Facilities.

And because your time as a student should not be spent only on books and studying, make sure you discover a life outside classrooms and lecture halls, even more interesting and exciting, by participating in one of the student groups and associations , which set the tone on campus!

Sports facilities

TUC provides University students with a wide range of sports programmes and recreational activities. All programmes aim to improve the quality of life of the students through sports, games, tournaments and physical activity. 

Student clubs

It is through the unions that student views are represented on all the major university committees, particularly regarding the academic and social life of the students. There are five student unions at TUC as well as an interdepartmental Student Union. These are:

  • The Student Union of the Technical University of Crete
  • The Student Union of the School of Production Engineering and Management
  • The Student Union of the School of Mineral Resources Engineering
  • The Student Union of the School of Electronic and Computer Engineering
  • The Student Union of the School of Environmental Engineering
  • The Student Union of the SChool of Architectural Engineering

Technical University of Crete Scholarships

Below you will find scholarships for Technical University of Crete. Distinction can be made between scholarships provided by the University and those provided by independent providers.

Independent provider
Grant
3500 USD
Deadline
15 Nov 2024
ACES Scholarships
Merit-based Need-based

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ACES Education Fund
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
Various benefits
Deadline
14 Oct 2024
Fulbright U.S. Student Program
Merit-based Need-based

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U.S. government
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
1600 USD
Deadline
30 Apr 2024
Mozida African Master Scholarship
Merit-based

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Mozida Foundation
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
90000 AUD
Deadline
Not specified
World Universities Ramsay Postgraduate Scholarship
Merit-based Need-based

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The Ramsay Centre
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
3000 USD
Deadline
31 Dec 2025
Scholarship for students with disabilities
Need-based

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Anonymous Hope Fund
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
12000 USD
Deadline
30 Nov 2024
Tobacco Harm Reduction Scholarship Programme
Merit-based Need-based

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The Tobacco Harm Reduction Scholarship Programme
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
1500 USD
Deadline
15 May 2024
iVisa Annual Scholarship
Merit-based

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iVisa
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
1500 USD
Deadline
31 Mar 2024
The Annual IELTS from 6 to 9 Scholarship
Merit-based Need-based

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IELTS from 6 to 9
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
1000 USD
Deadline
30 Jun 2024
$1,500 Annual Essay Writing Contest Scholarship
Merit-based Need-based

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IvyPanda
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
3000 USD
Deadline
Not specified
AAPG Foundation Grants-in-Aid
Merit-based Need-based

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American Association of Petroleum Geologists Foundation
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
3000 USD
Deadline
Not specified
Anonymous Hope Fund
Merit-based Need-based

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Anonymous Hope Fund
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
500 USD
Deadline
30 Apr 2024
Biotin Xtreme Hair Care Annual Scholarship 2023: Empowering The Future Of Hair Care
General Scholarships

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Biotin Xtreme Hair Care
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
1350 EUR
Deadline
31 Oct 2024
ELES-Scholarship (Ernst-Ludwig-Ehrlich-Studienwerk)
Merit-based Need-based

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Austria’s Agency for Education and Internationalisation
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
5000 USD
Deadline
10 Mar 2024
“The Hope For Healing” Scholarship
Merit-based Need-based

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FHE Health
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
1500 USD
Deadline
31 Jul 2024
Spreadsheet Gladiator Scholarship
Merit-based Need-based

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Coefficient
Location not available

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