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 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 completes the list of Greek Higher Edycation Institutions at positions 601-800.
The Times Higher Education features 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 global research universities, selected for analysis on the strength of their record in international research and on their global academic reputation.
The University of Oxford 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 rise 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.