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GENERAL STRUCTURE OF STUDIES

The University of Crete is organized into Faculties, which are composed of Departments with related disciplines. The Departments are the basic academic units of the University, and may be divided into Divisions representing a more specific area of study. The table below shows all of the Faculties and Departments of the University.

 

FACULTIES AND DEPARTMENTS OF THE UNIVERSITY OF CRETE

FACULTIES IN RETHYMNON

            FACULTY OF PHILOSOPHY

                        Department of Philology

                        Department of History and Archaeology

                        Department of Philosophy and Social Studies

            FACULTY OF EDUCATION

                        Department of Primary Education

                        Department of Preschool Education

            FACULTY OF SOCIAL SCIENCES

                        Department of Sociology

                        Department of Economics

                        Department of Polical Science

                        Department of Psychology

FACULTIES IN HERAKLION

            FACULTY OF SCIENCES AND ENGINEERING

                        Department of Mathematics 

                        Department of Physics 

                        Department of Computer Science 

                        Department of Biology   

                        Department of Chemistry  

                        Department of Applied Mathematics 

                        Department of Materials Science

                        and Technology  

            FACULTY OF MEDICINE

                        Department of Medicine  

 

The governing body of every Department is the General Assembly, which is composed of all permanent faculty members, as well as student and staff representatives.

Departments that have Divisions also have a General Assembly of the Division. The head of the Departmental General Assembly is the Department President, who is elected by the permanent faculty members and student and staff representatives.

The course requirements for the undergraduate degree can be completed in eight semesters in all of the Departments of the University of Crete, with the exception of the Department of Medicine in which studies can be completed in 12 semesters. The Program of Studies of each Department lists the compulsory and elective courses, prerequisites, and all other important information relating to completion of the requirements necessary to obtain a degree from that Department.