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
Department of Philosophy and Social
FACULTY OF EDUCATION
of Primary Education
of Preschool Education
FACULTY OF SOCIAL SCIENCES
Department of Sociology
Department of Economics
Department of Polical Science
FACULTIES IN HERAKLION
OF SCIENCES AND ENGINEERING
Department of Mathematics
Department of Physics
Department of Biology
Department of Chemistry
Department of Applied Mathematics
Department of Materials
FACULTY OF MEDICINE
Department of Medicine
body of every Department is the General Assembly, which is composed of all
permanent faculty members, as well as student and staff representatives.
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.
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.