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 the university and evacuated the students who happened to be at the campus though the fire was not close to student accommodation.
According to the Athens-Macedonia news agency, the building where the fire broke out was not in use.
The cause of the blaze remained unclear.