Universities in Greece
- Rankings & Reviews -

Greece
26 out of 44
  • Universities in Greece
  • Ranked in at least one ranking
36
  • Different Rankings list
  • Universities in Greece
  • (31 institution and 5 subject rankings)
8
  • Global Rankings rank
  • Universities in Greece
  • Among TOP 200

For business studies see our separate ranking of business schools in Greece

Latest ranking updates related to universities in Greece
  • 26 Oct, 2022: Publication of THE World University Rankings by Subject (Social Sciences). University of Crete with highest ranking among universities in Greece ranked #201.
  • 26 Oct, 2022: QS World University Rankings: Sustainability updated with Aristotle University of Thessaloniki ranked highest among 4 listed universities in Greece.
  • 12 Oct, 2022: THE World University Rankings updated with University of Crete ranked highest among 16 listed universities in Greece.
  • 15 Aug, 2022: ARWU Academic Ranking of World Universities - ShanghaiRanking updated with National and Kapodistrian University of Athens ranked highest among 4 listed universities in Greece.

Highest subject rankings of universities in Greece

Civil Engineering ARWU by subject - Academic Ranking of World Universities - ShanghaiRanking
#4 
National Technical University of Athens
Classics & Ancient History QS World University Rankings By Subject
#26 
Aristotle University of Thessaloniki
Public Health ARWU by subject - Academic Ranking of World Universities - ShanghaiRanking
#51 
University of Crete
Physics ARWU by subject - Academic Ranking of World Universities - ShanghaiRanking
#101 
National and Kapodistrian University of Athens
Sports Related Subjects QS World University Rankings By Subject
#101 
Aristotle University of Thessaloniki
Computer Science & Information Systems QS World University Rankings By Subject
#151 
National Technical University of Athens
Agricultural Sciences NTU by Subject
#167 
Aristotle University of Thessaloniki
Mathematics QS World University Rankings By Subject
#201 
National Technical University of Athens
Education THE World University Rankings by Subject
#201 
University of Crete
Arts and Humanities THE World University Rankings by Subject
#301 
National and Kapodistrian University of Athens

Rankings of universities in Greece 2022

#1

National and Kapodistrian University of Athens

Student satisfaction: 4.6 / 5.0 (55 reviews)
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  • #1 
  • #260 
US News: Best Global Universities
[Published 25 October, 2021]
  • #3 
  • #301 
QS Employability Rankings
[Published 23 September, 2021]
  • #1 
  • #62 
THE Emerging Economies University Ranking - Times Higher Education
[Published 19 October, 2021]


#2

National Technical University of Athens

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  • #4 
  • #403 
Scimago Institutions Rankings - Universities
[Published 04 April, 2022]
  • #3 
  • #392 
US News: Best Global Universities
[Published 25 October, 2021]
  • #1 
  • #201 
QS Employability Rankings
[Published 23 September, 2021]


#3

Agricultural University of Athens

Student satisfaction: 4.6 / 5.0 (218 reviews)
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  • #11 
  • #504 
Scimago Institutions Rankings - Universities
[Published 04 April, 2022]
  • #9 
  • #1101 
US News: Best Global Universities
[Published 25 October, 2021]
  • #9 
  • #1495 
URAP World Ranking - University Ranking by Academic Performance
[Published 15 December, 2021]



#4

The American College of Greece

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  • #23 
  • #2966 
Webometrics Ranking Web of Universities
[Published 01 January, 2022]

#5

Harokopio University

Student satisfaction: 4.7 / 5.0 (117 reviews)
  • #10 
  • #502 
Scimago Institutions Rankings - Universities
[Published 04 April, 2022]
  • #2 
  • #75 
THE Emerging Economies University Ranking - Times Higher Education
[Published 19 October, 2021]
  • #11 
  • #1625 
URAP World Ranking - University Ranking by Academic Performance
[Published 15 December, 2021]


#6

University of Athens

Student satisfaction: 4.4 / 5.0 (422 reviews)
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  • #1 
  • #246 
Scimago Institutions Rankings - Universities
[Published 04 April, 2022]
  • #1 
  • #78 
NTU Europe
[Published 20 October, 2021]


#7

Academy of Athens

Student satisfaction: 4.6 / 5.0 (218 reviews)
  • #10 
  • #1503 
URAP World Ranking - University Ranking by Academic Performance
[Published 15 December, 2021]

#8

University of West Attica

  • #15 
  • #546 
Scimago Institutions Rankings - Universities
[Published 04 April, 2022]
  • #14 
  • #2060 
URAP World Ranking - University Ranking by Academic Performance
[Published 15 December, 2021]
  • #17 
  • #2149 
Webometrics Ranking Web of Universities
[Published 01 January, 2022]


#9

University of Crete

Student satisfaction: 4.6 / 5.0 (92 reviews)
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  • #1 
  • #401 
THE World University Rankings
[Published 12 October, 2022]
  • #2 
  • #591 
QS World University Rankings
[Published 08 June, 2022]
  • #3 
  • #393 
Scimago Institutions Rankings - Universities
[Published 04 April, 2022]


#10

Aristotle University of Thessaloniki

Student satisfaction: 4.3 / 5.0 (487 reviews)
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  • #5 
  • #801 
THE World University Rankings
[Published 12 October, 2022]
  • #4 
  • #651 
QS World University Rankings
[Published 08 June, 2022]
  • #2 
  • #315 
Scimago Institutions Rankings - Universities
[Published 04 April, 2022]


#11

University of Patras

Student satisfaction: 4.0 / 5.0 (348 reviews)
  • #10 
  • #1001 
THE World University Rankings
[Published 12 October, 2022]
  • #5 
  • #801 
QS World University Rankings
[Published 08 June, 2022]
  • #5 
  • #425 
Scimago Institutions Rankings - Universities
[Published 04 April, 2022]


#12

University of Ioannina

Student satisfaction: 4.5 / 5.0 (258 reviews)
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  • #7 
  • #801 
THE World University Rankings
[Published 12 October, 2022]
  • #7 
  • #463 
Scimago Institutions Rankings - Universities
[Published 04 April, 2022]
  • #5 
  • #643 
US News: Best Global Universities
[Published 25 October, 2021]


#13

University of Thessaly

  • #9 
  • #801 
THE World University Rankings
[Published 12 October, 2022]
  • #6 
  • #459 
Scimago Institutions Rankings - Universities
[Published 04 April, 2022]
  • #8 
  • #977 
US News: Best Global Universities
[Published 25 October, 2021]


#14

University of the Aegean

Student satisfaction: 4.6 / 5.0 (69 reviews)
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  • #4 
  • #801 
THE World University Rankings
[Published 12 October, 2022]
  • #14 
  • #519 
Scimago Institutions Rankings - Universities
[Published 04 April, 2022]
  • #7 
  • #954 
US News: Best Global Universities
[Published 25 October, 2021]


#15

Technical University of Crete

Student satisfaction: 4.8 / 5.0 (313 reviews)
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  • #11 
  • #1001 
THE World University Rankings
[Published 12 October, 2022]
  • #13 
  • #518 
Scimago Institutions Rankings - Universities
[Published 04 April, 2022]
  • #12 
  • #1854 
CWUR Center for World University Rankings
[Published 25 April, 2022]


#16

Democritus University of Thrace

Student satisfaction: 4.5 / 5.0 (49 reviews)
  • #14 
  • #1201 
THE World University Rankings
[Published 12 October, 2022]
  • #9 
  • #492 
Scimago Institutions Rankings - Universities
[Published 04 April, 2022]
  • #10 
  • #1418 
US News: Best Global Universities
[Published 25 October, 2021]


#17

University of Western Macedonia

Student satisfaction: 4.7 / 5.0 (27 reviews)
  • #13 
  • #1201 
THE World University Rankings
[Published 12 October, 2022]
  • #18 
  • #564 
Scimago Institutions Rankings - Universities
[Published 04 April, 2022]
  • #19 
  • #2851 
URAP World Ranking - University Ranking by Academic Performance
[Published 15 December, 2021]


#18

Hellenic Open University

Student satisfaction: 4.6 / 5.0 (271 reviews)
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  • #15 
  • #1501 
THE World University Rankings
[Published 12 October, 2022]
  • #20 
  • #576 
Scimago Institutions Rankings - Universities
[Published 04 April, 2022]
  • #13 
  • #401 
THE Emerging Economies University Ranking - Times Higher Education
[Published 19 October, 2021]


#19

International Hellenic University

  • #12 
  • #1201 
THE World University Rankings
[Published 12 October, 2022]
  • #8 
  • #801 
THE World University Impact Rankings - Times Higher Education
[Published 27 April, 2022]
  • #6 
  • #601 
THE University Impact Rankings - Good Health and Well-Being (SDG3)
[Published 27 April, 2022]


#20

Ionian University

Student satisfaction: 4.8 / 5.0 (46 reviews)
  • #19 
  • #576 
Scimago Institutions Rankings - Universities
[Published 04 April, 2022]
  • #19 
  • #2401 
Webometrics Ranking Web of Universities
[Published 01 January, 2022]

#21

University of Piraeus

Student satisfaction: 4.4 / 5.0 (268 reviews)
  • #12 
  • #506 
Scimago Institutions Rankings - Universities
[Published 04 April, 2022]
  • #15 
  • #2126 
URAP World Ranking - University Ranking by Academic Performance
[Published 15 December, 2021]
  • #14 
  • #1487 
Webometrics Ranking Web of Universities
[Published 01 January, 2022]


#22

University of Macedonia

Student satisfaction: 4.5 / 5.0 (219 reviews)
  • #16 
  • #554 
Scimago Institutions Rankings - Universities
[Published 04 April, 2022]
  • #17 
  • #2593 
URAP World Ranking - University Ranking by Academic Performance
[Published 15 December, 2021]
  • #16 
  • #1784 
Webometrics Ranking Web of Universities
[Published 01 January, 2022]

#23

University of Peloponnese

Student satisfaction: 4.0 / 5.0 (29 reviews)
  • #17 
  • #555 
Scimago Institutions Rankings - Universities
[Published 04 April, 2022]
  • #18 
  • #2616 
URAP World Ranking - University Ranking by Academic Performance
[Published 15 December, 2021]
  • #18 
  • #2280 
Webometrics Ranking Web of Universities
[Published 01 January, 2022]

#24

Hellenic Mediterranean University

Student satisfaction: 4.6 / 5.0 (228 reviews)
  • #22 
  • #2947 
Webometrics Ranking Web of Universities
[Published 01 January, 2022]

#25

Athens Information Technology

Student satisfaction: 4.5 / 5.0 (49 reviews)
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  • #24 
  • #5723 
Webometrics Ranking Web of Universities
[Published 01 January, 2022]

#26

Hellenic Naval Academy

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  • #26 
  • #8758 
Webometrics Ranking Web of Universities
[Published 01 January, 2022]

#27

Athens School of Fine Arts

Student satisfaction: 4.7 / 5.0 (22 reviews)

#28

Technological Education Institute of Western Macedonia

Student satisfaction: 4.6 / 5.0 (74 reviews)
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#29

Technological Education Institute of Piraeus

Student satisfaction: 4.5 / 5.0 (186 reviews)

#30

Hellenic American University

Student satisfaction: 4.4 / 5.0 (312 reviews)

#31

Technological Education Institute of Athens

Student satisfaction: 4.4 / 5.0 (252 reviews)

#32

Technological Education Institute of Epiros

Student satisfaction: 4.3 / 5.0 (30 reviews)

#33

Technological Education Institute of Kalamata

Student satisfaction: 4.3 / 5.0 (40 reviews)

#34

American College of Thessaloniki

Student satisfaction: 4.3 / 5.0 (487 reviews)

#35

Alexander Technological Educational Institute of Thessaloniki

Student satisfaction: 4.1 / 5.0 (149 reviews)

#36

Technological Education Institute of Kavala

Student satisfaction: 4.1 / 5.0 (81 reviews)

#37

Technological Education Institute of Central Macedonia

Student satisfaction: 4.0 / 5.0 (104 reviews)

#38

Technological Education Institute of Larissa

Student satisfaction: 4.0 / 5.0 (69 reviews)
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#39

Technological Educational Institute of Western Greece

Student satisfaction: 3.8 / 5.0 (39 reviews)

#40

Technological Education Institute of Chalkida

Student satisfaction: 3.0 / 5.0 (90 reviews)

#41

Technological Education Institute of Lamia

Student satisfaction: 3.0 / 5.0 (90 reviews)

#42

Panteion University


#43

Technological Education Institute of Ionian Islands


#44

University of Central Greece


Greece Key Facts for International Students

Time: GMT +3

Telephone country code: +30

  • Religion:
  • Orthodox  90%
  • Islam  1%
  • Atheist, agnostic and unclassified  4%
  • Other religions: Catholicism, Evangelicalism, Judaism  5%
  • Largest cities in Greece:
  • 1. Athens: 665,000
  • 2. Thessaloniki: 355,000
  • 3. Patrai: 170,000
  • 4. Piraeus: 160,000
  • 5. Larissa: 145,000

Largest international airport in Greece:

Athens Eleftherios Venizelos International Airport (ATH): 21.736.466 Passengers/Year; 2 Terminals; 20 km. from Athens city center

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National and Kapodistrian University of Athens ranks #1 in Greece in our meta ranking composed of 134 university rankings.

Among all universities in Greece University of Crete is listed in the largest number of rankings. See all 34 rankings where University of Crete is listed.

National Technical University of Athens is ranked best in Greece for Engineering (Civil Engineering). See all rankings for the National Technical University of Athens.

Aristotle University of Thessaloniki is ranked best in Greece for Social Studies & Humanities (Classics & Ancient History). See all rankings for the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki.

University of Crete is ranked best in Greece for Medicine & Health (Public Health). See all rankings for the University of Crete.

National and Kapodistrian University of Athens is ranked best in Greece for Natural Sciences (Physics). See all rankings for the National and Kapodistrian University of Athens.

Aristotle University of Thessaloniki is ranked best in Greece for Sports Science (Sports Related Subjects). See all rankings for the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki.

National Technical University of Athens is ranked best in Greece for Computer Science (Computer Science & Information Systems). See all rankings for the National Technical University of Athens.

Aristotle University of Thessaloniki is ranked best in Greece for Agriculture (Agricultural Sciences). See all rankings for the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki.

National Technical University of Athens is ranked best in Greece for Mathematics (Mathematics). See all rankings for the National Technical University of Athens.

University of Crete is ranked best in Greece for Education (Education). See all rankings for the University of Crete.

National and Kapodistrian University of Athens is ranked best in Greece for Arts Visual & Performing (Arts and Humanities). See all rankings for the National and Kapodistrian University of Athens.

Aristotle University of Thessaloniki is ranked best in Greece for Languages & Literature (Modern Langugages). See all rankings for the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki.

Ranking publishers

British Quacquarelli Symonds, UK

Criteria used in ranking -QS World University Rankings:
Academic Reputation 40%
Employer Reputation 10%
Faculty/Student Ratio 20%
Citations per faculty 20%
International Faculty Ratio 5%
International Student Ratio 5%

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Criteria used in ranking -QS Employability Rankings:
Employer reputation 30%
Alumni outcomes 25%
Partnerships with Employers per Faculty 25%
Employer/Student Connections 10%
Graduate employment rate 10%

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CWUR Center for World University Rankings

Criteria used in ranking -CWUR Center for World University Rankings:
Research Performance 40%
Quality of Education 25%
Alumni Employment 25%
Quality of Faculty 10%

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Centre for Science and Technology Studies, Leiden University, Netherlands

Criteria used in ranking -CWTS Leiden Ranking:
Academic research publication

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NTU ranking

Criteria used in ranking -NTU Performance Ranking of Scientific Papers:
Research excellence 40%
Research impact 35%
Research productivity 25%

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Criteria used in ranking -NTU Europe:
Scientific Efficiency 23%
Scientific Potential 15%
Graduates on the labour market 15%
Internationalisation 15%
Prestige 14%
Learning Conditions 10%

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Nature Index

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RUR Ranking Agency (Moscow, Russia)

Criteria used in ranking -RUR Research Performance Ranking:
Normalized citation impact (Citations of research publications from all university authors compared with world averages) 20%
Citation per papers 20%
Papers per academic and research staff 20%
International research reputation 20%
Share of research publications written in international co-authorship 20%

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Criteria used in ranking -RUR Reputation Ranking:
Teaching Reputation 50%
Research Reputation 50%

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Criteria used in ranking -RUR World University Rankings:
Teaching 40%
Research 40%
International Diversity 10%
Financial Sustainability 10%

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Scimago Institutions

Criteria used in ranking -Scimago Institutions Rankings - Universities:
Research 50%
Innovation 30%
Societal 20%

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ShanghaiRanking Consultancy

Criteria used in ranking -ARWU Academic Ranking of World Universities - ShanghaiRanking:
Alumni winning research prizes 10%
Staff winning research prizes 20%
Research paper publications 20%
Papers published in Nature and Science 20%
Papers indexed in Science Citation Index-Expanded and Social Science Citation Index 20%
Per capita academic performance 10%

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THE Times Higher Education, UK

Criteria used in ranking -THE World University Rankings:
Teaching 30%
Research (volume, income and reputation) 30%
Citations 30%
International outlook (staff, students, research) 7.5%
Industry income (knowledge transfer) 2.5%

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Criteria used in ranking -THE Emerging Economies University Ranking - Times Higher Education:
Teaching 30%
Research (volume, income and reputation) 30%
Citations 20%
International outlook (staff, students, research) 10%
Industry income (knowledge transfer) 10%

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Criteria used in ranking -THE Young University Rankings - Times Higher Education:
Teaching 30%
Research (volume, income and reputation) 30%
Citations 30%
International outlook (staff, students, research) 7.5%
Industry income (knowledge transfer) 2.5%

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Urap

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Us News

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Webometrics

Criteria used in ranking -Webometrics Ranking Web of Universities:
Visibility 50%
Excellence 35%
Transparency 10%
Presence 5%

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