THE: University of Crete still best higher education institution in Greece

Tornos News — The University of Crete maintained its status as the top Greek Higher Education Institution according to the Times Higher Education (THE) World University Rankings.

Among Greek universities, UoC is ranked in positions 301-350 in the globe, followed by the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki at 401-500.

The Athens University of Economics, the University of Ioannina and the University of Athens are at 501-600, while the University of Patras finishes the list of Greek Higher Education Institutions at positions 601-800.

The Times Higher Education includes a total of 1,000 institutions.

This prestigious group is drawn from THE’s comprehensive and growing database, which contains hundreds of thousands of data points on more than 1,500 leading international research universities, selected for analysis on the strength of their record in international research and on their global academic reputation.

The University of Oxford in the UK has held on to the number one spot for the second year in a row, while the University of Cambridge has jumped from fourth to second place.

Cambridge’s advance comes at the expense of the California Institute of Technology, which was number one between 2012 and 2016, number two last year, and now shares third position with Stanford.