Universities in Greece
- Rankings & Reviews -

Greece
28 out of 45
  • Universities in Greece
  • Ranked in at least one ranking
19
  • Different Rankings list
  • Universities in Greece
  • (14 institution and 5 subject rankings)
6
  • 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
  • 15 Dec, 2021: Publication of URAP World Ranking - University Ranking by Academic Performance. National and Kapodistrian University of Athens with highest ranking among universities in Greece ranked #242.
  • 25 Oct, 2021: Us News published most recent results of US News: Best Global Universities. Includes 8 universities from Greece.
  • 20 Oct, 2021: Latest NTU Performance Ranking of Scientific Papers from NTU ranking. 3 universities from Greece appear in this ranking.
  • 20 Oct, 2021: New edition of NTU Europe. 4 universities in Greece ranked.

Highest subject rankings of universities in Greece

Civil Engineering
#4 
National Technical University of Athens
Classics & Ancient History
#14 
Aristotle University of Thessaloniki
Public Health
#51 
University of Crete
Physics
#101 
National and Kapodistrian University of Athens
Sports Related Subjects
#101 
Aristotle University of Thessaloniki
Computer Science & Information Systems
#143 
National Technical University of Athens
Agricultural Sciences
#167 
Aristotle University of Thessaloniki
Mathematics
#201 
National Technical University of Athens
Education
#201 
University of Crete
Arts and Humanities
#251 
National and Kapodistrian University of Athens

Rankings of universities in Greece 2022

#1

Aristotle University of Thessaloniki

Student satisfaction: 4.3 / 5.0 (487 reviews)
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  • #4 
  • #601 
THE World University Rankings - Times Higher Education
[Published 02 September, 2021]
  • #2 
  • #551 
QS World University Rankings
[Published 08 June, 2021]
  • #2 
  • #322 
Scimago Institutions Rankings - Universities
[Published 18 March, 2021]


#2

University of Crete

Student satisfaction: 4.6 / 5.0 (92 reviews)
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  • #2 
  • #401 
THE World University Rankings - Times Higher Education
[Published 02 September, 2021]
  • #4 
  • #651 
QS World University Rankings
[Published 08 June, 2021]
  • #4 
  • #418 
Scimago Institutions Rankings - Universities
[Published 18 March, 2021]


#3

National Technical University of Athens

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  • #9 
  • #801 
THE World University Rankings - Times Higher Education
[Published 02 September, 2021]
  • #1 
  • #421 
QS World University Rankings
[Published 08 June, 2021]
  • #3 
  • #411 
Scimago Institutions Rankings - Universities
[Published 18 March, 2021]



#4

National and Kapodistrian University of Athens

Student satisfaction: 4.6 / 5.0 (55 reviews)
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  • #3 
  • #401 
THE World University Rankings - Times Higher Education
[Published 02 September, 2021]
  • #3 
  • #651 
QS World University Rankings
[Published 08 June, 2021]
  • #1 
  • #260 
US News: Best Global Universities
[Published 25 October, 2021]


#5

University of Patras

Student satisfaction: 4.0 / 5.0 (348 reviews)
  • #10 
  • #801 
THE World University Rankings - Times Higher Education
[Published 02 September, 2021]
  • #5 
  • #801 
QS World University Rankings
[Published 08 June, 2021]
  • #6 
  • #452 
Scimago Institutions Rankings - Universities
[Published 18 March, 2021]


#6

University of Ioannina

Student satisfaction: 4.5 / 5.0 (258 reviews)
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  • #8 
  • #801 
THE World University Rankings - Times Higher Education
[Published 02 September, 2021]
  • #5 
  • #442 
Scimago Institutions Rankings - Universities
[Published 18 March, 2021]
  • #5 
  • #643 
US News: Best Global Universities
[Published 25 October, 2021]


#7

Harokopio University

Student satisfaction: 4.7 / 5.0 (117 reviews)
  • #1 
  • #351 
THE World University Rankings - Times Higher Education
[Published 02 September, 2021]
  • #12 
  • #544 
Scimago Institutions Rankings - Universities
[Published 18 March, 2021]
  • #12 
  • #3302 
Nature Index - Top Academic Institutions
[Published 10 June, 2021]


#8

University of Thessaly

  • #11 
  • #801 
THE World University Rankings - Times Higher Education
[Published 02 September, 2021]
  • #7 
  • #490 
Scimago Institutions Rankings - Universities
[Published 18 March, 2021]
  • #8 
  • #977 
US News: Best Global Universities
[Published 25 October, 2021]


#9

University of the Aegean

Student satisfaction: 4.6 / 5.0 (69 reviews)
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  • #6 
  • #801 
THE World University Rankings - Times Higher Education
[Published 02 September, 2021]
  • #14 
  • #551 
Scimago Institutions Rankings - Universities
[Published 18 March, 2021]
  • #7 
  • #954 
US News: Best Global Universities
[Published 25 October, 2021]


#10

Technical University of Crete

Student satisfaction: 4.8 / 5.0 (313 reviews)
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  • #5 
  • #801 
THE World University Rankings - Times Higher Education
[Published 02 September, 2021]
  • #13 
  • #544 
Scimago Institutions Rankings - Universities
[Published 18 March, 2021]
  • #10 
  • #2665 
Nature Index - Top Academic Institutions
[Published 10 June, 2021]


#11

Democritus University of Thrace

Student satisfaction: 4.5 / 5.0 (49 reviews)
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  • #12 
  • #1201 
THE World University Rankings - Times Higher Education
[Published 02 September, 2021]
  • #8 
  • #522 
Scimago Institutions Rankings - Universities
[Published 18 March, 2021]
  • #8 
  • #1958 
Nature Index - Top Academic Institutions
[Published 10 June, 2021]


#12

Hellenic Open University

Student satisfaction: 4.6 / 5.0 (271 reviews)
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  • #13 
  • #1201 
THE World University Rankings - Times Higher Education
[Published 02 September, 2021]
  • #20 
  • #593 
Scimago Institutions Rankings - Universities
[Published 18 March, 2021]
  • #16 
  • #4114 
Nature Index - Top Academic Institutions
[Published 10 June, 2021]


#13

Agricultural University of Athens

Student satisfaction: 4.6 / 5.0 (218 reviews)
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  • #10 
  • #541 
Scimago Institutions Rankings - Universities
[Published 18 March, 2021]
  • #9 
  • #2200 
Nature Index - Top Academic Institutions
[Published 10 June, 2021]
  • #11 
  • #1662 
CWUR Center for World University Rankings
[Published 26 April, 2021]


#14

International Hellenic University

  • #16 
  • #569 
Scimago Institutions Rankings - Universities
[Published 18 March, 2021]
  • #11 
  • #2862 
Nature Index - Top Academic Institutions
[Published 10 June, 2021]

#15

University of Athens

Student satisfaction: 4.4 / 5.0 (422 reviews)
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  • #1 
  • #242 
Scimago Institutions Rankings - Universities
[Published 18 March, 2021]
  • #1 
  • #220 
NTU Performance Ranking of Scientific Papers
[Published 20 October, 2021]
  • #1 
  • #78 
NTU Europe
[Published 20 October, 2021]


#16

Hellenic Mediterranean University

Student satisfaction: 4.6 / 5.0 (228 reviews)
  • #11 
  • #541 
Scimago Institutions Rankings - Universities
[Published 18 March, 2021]
  • #17 
  • #4124 
Nature Index - Top Academic Institutions
[Published 10 June, 2021]
  • #24 
  • #6561 
Webometrics Ranking Web of Universities
[Published 01 January, 2021]

#17

University of Western Macedonia

Student satisfaction: 4.7 / 5.0 (27 reviews)
  • #15 
  • #562 
Scimago Institutions Rankings - Universities
[Published 18 March, 2021]
  • #20 
  • #2359 
Webometrics Ranking Web of Universities
[Published 01 January, 2021]

#18

University of Peloponnese

Student satisfaction: 4.0 / 5.0 (29 reviews)
  • #17 
  • #569 
Scimago Institutions Rankings - Universities
[Published 18 March, 2021]
  • #18 
  • #2190 
Webometrics Ranking Web of Universities
[Published 01 January, 2021]

#19

University of Piraeus

Student satisfaction: 4.4 / 5.0 (268 reviews)
  • #18 
  • #573 
Scimago Institutions Rankings - Universities
[Published 18 March, 2021]
  • #14 
  • #1405 
Webometrics Ranking Web of Universities
[Published 01 January, 2021]


#20

University of Macedonia

Student satisfaction: 4.5 / 5.0 (219 reviews)
  • #19 
  • #590 
Scimago Institutions Rankings - Universities
[Published 18 March, 2021]
  • #16 
  • #1579 
Webometrics Ranking Web of Universities
[Published 01 January, 2021]

#21

Ionian University

Student satisfaction: 4.8 / 5.0 (46 reviews)
  • #21 
  • #634 
Scimago Institutions Rankings - Universities
[Published 18 March, 2021]
  • #17 
  • #2155 
Webometrics Ranking Web of Universities
[Published 01 January, 2021]

#22

University of West Attica

  • #13 
  • #3471 
Nature Index - Top Academic Institutions
[Published 10 June, 2021]
  • #19 
  • #2203 
Webometrics Ranking Web of Universities
[Published 01 January, 2021]
  • #5 
  • #601 
THE World University Impact Rankings - Times Higher Education
[Published 21 April, 2021]

#23

Panteion University

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

#24

The American College of Greece

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  • #22 
  • #2816 
Webometrics Ranking Web of Universities
[Published 01 January, 2021]

#25

Technological Education Institute of Central Macedonia

Student satisfaction: 4.0 / 5.0 (104 reviews)
  • #23 
  • #5757 
Webometrics Ranking Web of Universities
[Published 01 January, 2021]

#26

Hellenic Naval Academy

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  • #25 
  • #8090 
Webometrics Ranking Web of Universities
[Published 01 January, 2021]

#27

The American College of Thessaloniki

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  • #26 
  • #8717 
Webometrics Ranking Web of Universities
[Published 01 January, 2021]

#28

Athens School of Fine Arts

Student satisfaction: 4.7 / 5.0 (22 reviews)
  • #27 
  • #9488 
Webometrics Ranking Web of Universities
[Published 01 January, 2021]

#29

Academy of Athens

Student satisfaction: 4.6 / 5.0 (218 reviews)

#30

Technological Education Institute of Western Macedonia

Student satisfaction: 4.6 / 5.0 (74 reviews)
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#31

Technological Education Institute of Piraeus

Student satisfaction: 4.5 / 5.0 (186 reviews)
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#32

Athens Information Technology

Student satisfaction: 4.5 / 5.0 (49 reviews)
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#33

Hellenic American University

Student satisfaction: 4.4 / 5.0 (312 reviews)

#34

Technological Education Institute of Athens

Student satisfaction: 4.4 / 5.0 (252 reviews)

#35

Technological Education Institute of Epiros

Student satisfaction: 4.3 / 5.0 (30 reviews)

#36

Technological Education Institute of Kalamata

Student satisfaction: 4.3 / 5.0 (40 reviews)

#37

American College of Thessaloniki

Student satisfaction: 4.3 / 5.0 (487 reviews)

#38

Alexander Technological Educational Institute of Thessaloniki

Student satisfaction: 4.1 / 5.0 (149 reviews)

#39

Technological Education Institute of Kavala

Student satisfaction: 4.1 / 5.0 (81 reviews)

#40

Technological Education Institute of Larissa

Student satisfaction: 4.0 / 5.0 (69 reviews)
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#41

Technological Educational Institute of Western Greece

Student satisfaction: 3.8 / 5.0 (39 reviews)

#42

Technological Education Institute of Chalkida

Student satisfaction: 3.0 / 5.0 (90 reviews)

#43

Technological Education Institute of Lamia

Student satisfaction: 3.0 / 5.0 (90 reviews)

#44

Technological Education Institute of Ionian Islands


#45

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; 21 km. from Athens city center

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Aristotle University of Thessaloniki ranks #1 in Greece in our meta ranking composed of 102 university rankings.

Among all universities in Greece Aristotle University of Thessaloniki is listed in the largest number of rankings. See all 22 rankings where Aristotle University of Thessaloniki 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 (English Language & Literature). 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

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 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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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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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 - 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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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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