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Greece Supports Sheffield University’s Archaeology Department

The University of Sheffield's Archaeology department, facing the threat of permanent closure, received a huge show of support from Greece.

Eight Greek Universities Among World's Best

University of Crete Eight Greek universities are ranked in the World Academic Ranking List for 2019, assessed by one of the most prestigious ranking systems, the Times Higher Education World University Rankings (THE). Of the eight Greek institutions, the University of...

Fire at University of Crete Extinguished (video)

The fire that broke out in a building belonging to the University of Crete at 8:50 on Sunday morning has been completely extinguished, the university's rector Achilleas Zoras told the Athens-Macedonian News Agency (ANA) on Sunday. "Everything indicates that there...

Huge Fire Engulfs University Campus in Crete (photos)

A huge fire has engulfed the University of Crete campus in the capital Heraklio. Dozens of fire fighters are at the scene while thick smoke has covered the area. There are no reports of injuries. The police blocked off road access to...

Orhan Pamuk to Receive Honorary Doctorate in Literature from University of Crete

Nobel laureate Orhan Pamuk will be awarded an honorary doctorate by the Literature Department of the University of Crete on May 4, 2018, the university said on Tuesday. The decision was made by the university's professors who wanted to honour...

University of Crete Best Greek Higher Education Institution – Times

The University of Crete maintained its status as the top Greek Higher Education Institution according to the Times Higher Education (THE) World University Rankings. The University of Crete is ranked in positions 301-350 in the world, followed by the Aristotle...

Times Higher Education Ranking: Oxford Best in World, University of Crete Is Top in Greece

The Times Higher Education's global league table of universities released its international rankings placing the University of Oxford in the top position, pushing the California Institute of Technology into second place. Greek universities lagged behind the 301st position, with the...

Greek University Calls for Maintaining the Hellenic Institute in Venice

A resolution adopted by the University of Crete Department of Literature calls on the Greek government to maintain and strengthen the Greek Institute of Byzantine and Post-Byzantine Studies in Venice. The Hellenic Institute in Venice was established in 1951 and...

Greece to Shelter Refugees in Archaeological Site

Greece’s highest advisory body on the country’s cultural heritage, took the unprecedented decision on Wednesday to allow the use of the Roman Odeon of Kos as a temporary accommodation area for refugees and migrants, following a request by Doctors...

New Cretan Immune Boosting Supplement to Be Released Next Month

A new food supplement with immune strengthening properties, that was created by researchers at the University of Crete in Greece, consisting of three popular Cretan aromatic herbs, will finally be released on the market on Monday, November 9. Professor of Medicine...