Universities in Greece
- Rankings & Reviews -

Greece
26 out of 45
  • Universities in Greece
  • Ranked in at least one ranking
18
  • Different Rankings list
  • Universities in Greece
  • (12 institution and 6 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
  • 18 Mar, 2021: Publication of Scimago Institutions Rankings - Universities. University of Athens with highest ranking among universities in Greece ranked #242.
  • 04 Mar, 2021: British Quacquarelli Symonds, UK published most recent results of QS World University Rankings By Subject (Biological Sciences). Includes 49 universities from Greece.
  • 01 Mar, 2021: Publication of THE Emerging Economies University Ranking - Times Higher Education. University of Crete with highest ranking among universities in Greece ranked #68.
  • 01 Jan, 2021: Webometrics Ranking Web of Universities updated with National and Kapodistrian University of Athens ranked highest among 26 listed universities in Greece.

Highest subject rankings of universities in Greece

Civil Engineering
#7 
National Technical University of Athens
Classics & Ancient History
#14 
Aristotle University of Thessaloniki
Dentistry
#51 
National and Kapodistrian University of Athens
Civil Engineering
#107 
National Technical University of Athens
Agricultural Sciences
#137 
Agricultural University of Athens

Rankings of universities in Greece 2021

#1

National Technical University of Athens

Card image

  • #6 
  • #601 
THE World University Rankings - Times Higher Education
[Published 24 August, 2020]
  • #1 
  • #477 
QS World University Rankings
[Published 10 June, 2020]
  • #3 
  • #411 
Scimago Institutions Rankings - Universities
[Published 18 March, 2021]


#2

Aristotle University of Thessaloniki

Student satisfaction: 4.5 / 5.0 (115 reviews)
Card image

  • #3 
  • #601 
THE World University Rankings - Times Higher Education
[Published 24 August, 2020]
  • #2 
  • #571 
QS World University Rankings
[Published 10 June, 2020]
  • #2 
  • #322 
Scimago Institutions Rankings - Universities
[Published 18 March, 2021]


#3

National and Kapodistrian University of Athens

Student satisfaction: 4.6 / 5.0 (55 reviews)
Card image

  • #2 
  • #401 
THE World University Rankings - Times Higher Education
[Published 24 August, 2020]
  • #3 
  • #651 
QS World University Rankings
[Published 10 June, 2020]
  • #1 
  • #257 
US News: Best Global Universities
[Published 19 October, 2020]


#4

University of Crete

Student satisfaction: 4.5 / 5.0 (21 reviews)
Card image

  • #1 
  • #351 
THE World University Rankings - Times Higher Education
[Published 24 August, 2020]
  • #6 
  • #801 
QS World University Rankings
[Published 10 June, 2020]
  • #4 
  • #418 
Scimago Institutions Rankings - Universities
[Published 18 March, 2021]


#5

University of Ioannina

Student satisfaction: 4.6 / 5.0 (48 reviews)
Card image

  • #5 
  • #601 
THE World University Rankings - Times Higher Education
[Published 24 August, 2020]
  • #5 
  • #442 
Scimago Institutions Rankings - Universities
[Published 18 March, 2021]
  • #5 
  • #599 
US News: Best Global Universities
[Published 19 October, 2020]


#6

University of Patras

Student satisfaction: 4.8 / 5.0 (75 reviews)
  • #9 
  • #1001 
THE World University Rankings - Times Higher Education
[Published 24 August, 2020]
  • #4 
  • #751 
QS World University Rankings
[Published 10 June, 2020]
  • #6 
  • #452 
Scimago Institutions Rankings - Universities
[Published 18 March, 2021]


#7

University of Thessaly

  • #7 
  • #601 
THE World University Rankings - Times Higher Education
[Published 24 August, 2020]
  • #7 
  • #490 
Scimago Institutions Rankings - Universities
[Published 18 March, 2021]
  • #8 
  • #1003 
US News: Best Global Universities
[Published 19 October, 2020]


#8

University of the Aegean

Student satisfaction: 4.6 / 5.0 (10 reviews)
Card image

  • #8 
  • #801 
THE World University Rankings - Times Higher Education
[Published 24 August, 2020]
  • #14 
  • #551 
Scimago Institutions Rankings - Universities
[Published 18 March, 2021]
  • #6 
  • #831 
US News: Best Global Universities
[Published 19 October, 2020]


#9

Democritus University of Thrace

Student satisfaction: 4.5 / 5.0 (14 reviews)
  • #10 
  • #1001 
THE World University Rankings - Times Higher Education
[Published 24 August, 2020]
  • #8 
  • #522 
Scimago Institutions Rankings - Universities
[Published 18 March, 2021]
  • #10 
  • #1378 
US News: Best Global Universities
[Published 19 October, 2020]


#10

Agricultural University of Athens

Student satisfaction: 4.6 / 5.0 (5 reviews)
Card image

  • #10 
  • #541 
Scimago Institutions Rankings - Universities
[Published 18 March, 2021]
  • #9 
  • #1078 
US News: Best Global Universities
[Published 19 October, 2020]
  • #10 
  • #2596 
Nature Index - Top Academic Institutions
[Published 04 May, 2020]


#11

Technical University of Crete

Student satisfaction: 4.9 / 5.0 (205 reviews)
Card image

  • #13 
  • #544 
Scimago Institutions Rankings - Universities
[Published 18 March, 2021]
  • #9 
  • #2189 
Nature Index - Top Academic Institutions
[Published 04 May, 2020]
  • #12 
  • #1742 
CWUR Center for World University Rankings
[Published 15 June, 2020]


#12

University of Peloponnese

Student satisfaction: 4.7 / 5.0 (10 reviews)
  • #17 
  • #569 
Scimago Institutions Rankings - Universities
[Published 18 March, 2021]
  • #12 
  • #3380 
Nature Index - Top Academic Institutions
[Published 04 May, 2020]
  • #13 
  • #2309 
URAP World Ranking - University Ranking by Academic Performance
[Published 03 December, 2020]

#13

Harokopio University

Student satisfaction: 4.8 / 5.0 (30 reviews)
  • #12 
  • #544 
Scimago Institutions Rankings - Universities
[Published 18 March, 2021]
  • #13 
  • #3920 
Nature Index - Top Academic Institutions
[Published 04 May, 2020]
  • #10 
  • #1512 
CWUR Center for World University Rankings
[Published 15 June, 2020]


#14

University of Athens

Student satisfaction: 4.3 / 5.0 (93 reviews)
Card image

  • #1 
  • #242 
Scimago Institutions Rankings - Universities
[Published 18 March, 2021]
  • #1 
  • #206 
NTU Performance Ranking of Scientific Papers
[Published 10 October, 2020]
  • #1 
  • #78 
NTU Europe
[Published 10 October, 2020]


#15

University of Piraeus

Student satisfaction: 4.5 / 5.0 (102 reviews)
  • #18 
  • #573 
Scimago Institutions Rankings - Universities
[Published 18 March, 2021]
  • #12 
  • #2184 
URAP World Ranking - University Ranking by Academic Performance
[Published 03 December, 2020]
  • #14 
  • #1405 
Webometrics Ranking Web of Universities
[Published 01 January, 2021]


#16

University of Western Macedonia

Student satisfaction: 4.6 / 5.0 (7 reviews)
  • #15 
  • #562 
Scimago Institutions Rankings - Universities
[Published 18 March, 2021]
  • #14 
  • #2435 
URAP World Ranking - University Ranking by Academic Performance
[Published 03 December, 2020]
  • #20 
  • #2359 
Webometrics Ranking Web of Universities
[Published 01 January, 2021]

#17

University of Macedonia

Student satisfaction: 4.4 / 5.0 (69 reviews)
  • #19 
  • #590 
Scimago Institutions Rankings - Universities
[Published 18 March, 2021]
  • #15 
  • #2604 
URAP World Ranking - University Ranking by Academic Performance
[Published 03 December, 2020]
  • #16 
  • #1579 
Webometrics Ranking Web of Universities
[Published 01 January, 2021]

#18

Hellenic Open University

Student satisfaction: 4.8 / 5.0 (199 reviews)
Card image

  • #20 
  • #593 
Scimago Institutions Rankings - Universities
[Published 18 March, 2021]
  • #14 
  • #4196 
Nature Index - Top Academic Institutions
[Published 04 May, 2020]
  • #12 
  • #1299 
Webometrics Ranking Web of Universities
[Published 01 January, 2021]

#19

Hellenic Mediterranean University

Student satisfaction: 4.8 / 5.0 (99 reviews)
  • #11 
  • #541 
Scimago Institutions Rankings - Universities
[Published 18 March, 2021]

#20

International Hellenic University

  • #16 
  • #569 
Scimago Institutions Rankings - Universities
[Published 18 March, 2021]

#21

Ionian University

Student satisfaction: 4.4 / 5.0 (13 reviews)
  • #21 
  • #634 
Scimago Institutions Rankings - Universities
[Published 18 March, 2021]
  • #17 
  • #2155 
Webometrics Ranking Web of Universities
[Published 01 January, 2021]

#22

Panteion University

Card image

  • #21 
  • #2433 
Webometrics Ranking Web of Universities
[Published 01 January, 2021]

#23

Technological Education Institute of Central Macedonia

Student satisfaction: 4.9 / 5.0 (33 reviews)
  • #23 
  • #5757 
Webometrics Ranking Web of Universities
[Published 01 January, 2021]

#24

Hellenic Naval Academy

Card image

  • #24 
  • #8090 
Webometrics Ranking Web of Universities
[Published 01 January, 2021]

#25

The American College of Thessaloniki

Card image

  • #25 
  • #8717 
Webometrics Ranking Web of Universities
[Published 01 January, 2021]

#26

Athens School of Fine Arts

Student satisfaction: 4.7 / 5.0 (22 reviews)
  • #26 
  • #9488 
Webometrics Ranking Web of Universities
[Published 01 January, 2021]

#27

Technological Education Institute of Piraeus

Student satisfaction: 4.7 / 5.0 (68 reviews)

#28

Alexander Technological Educational Institute of Thessaloniki

Student satisfaction: 4.6 / 5.0 (44 reviews)

#29

Technological Education Institute of Epiros

Student satisfaction: 4.6 / 5.0 (5 reviews)

#30

Technological Education Institute of Athens

Student satisfaction: 4.4 / 5.0 (67 reviews)

#31

Technological Education Institute of Western Macedonia

Student satisfaction: 4.4 / 5.0 (19 reviews)
Card image


#32

Technological Education Institute of Kalamata

Student satisfaction: 4.2 / 5.0 (15 reviews)

#33

Technological Education Institute of Kavala

Student satisfaction: 4.1 / 5.0 (81 reviews)

#34

Technological Education Institute of Larissa

Student satisfaction: 4.1 / 5.0 (42 reviews)
Card image


#35

Technological Educational Institute of Western Greece

Student satisfaction: 3.8 / 5.0 (17 reviews)

#36

Technological Education Institute of Chalkida

Student satisfaction: 2.9 / 5.0 (33 reviews)

#37

Technological Education Institute of Lamia

Student satisfaction: 2.9 / 5.0 (33 reviews)

#38

The American College of Greece

Card image


#39

American College of Thessaloniki


#40

Technological Education Institute of Ionian Islands


#41

University of Central Greece


#42

Athens Information Technology

Card image


#43

Hellenic American University


#44

Academy of Athens


#45

University of West Attica


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; 21 km. from Athens city center

Map with location of universities in Greece

google static map google map control google map control

FAQ

National Technical University of Athens ranks #1 in Greece in our meta ranking composed of 96 university rankings.

Among all universities in Greece University of Crete is listed in the largest number of rankings. See all 22 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.

National and Kapodistrian University of Athens is ranked best in Greece for Medicine & Health (Dentistry). See all rankings for the National and Kapodistrian University of Athens.

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

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

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%

view methodology

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%

view methodology

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%

view methodology

Centre for Science and Technology Studies, Leiden University, Netherlands

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

view methodology

NTU ranking

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

view methodology

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%

view methodology

Nature Index

Criteria used in ranking -Nature Index - Top Academic Institutions:
Article count (AC)
Fractional count (FC)
Weighted fractional count (WFC)

RUR Ranking Agency (Moscow, Russia)

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

view methodology

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

view methodology

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%

view methodology

Scimago Institutions

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

view methodology

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%

view methodology

THE Times Higher Education, UK

Criteria used in ranking -THE World 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%

view methodology

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%

view methodology

Criteria used in ranking -Young 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%

view methodology

Urap

view methodology

Us News

view methodology

Webometrics

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

view methodology