Crete-port of HeraklionMedical Faculty Heraklion






Participating Institute

University of Crete
Faculty of Medicine
Voutes Campus, Heraklion,
Crete, GR-71003,Greece

Why study at University of Crete?

The University currently has over 300 bilateral agreements with partner Higher Education Institutions (HEIs) through the ECs Lifelong Learning Programme/Erasmus as well as exchange agreements with other international partners, and participates in a wide range of educational and exchange programmes.

The University also participates in networks designed to facilitate scientific collaborations (eg the recently formed Network of Island Universities).

What is possible:

  1. Clinical clerkships
  2. Research electives

Necessary language skills:
A good command of English (B2) is necessary.
English language courses are a compulsory component of many of the University’s undergraduate degrees. There are also foreign language courses available as electives in various languages, including French and German.

Assistance in housing:
Even though no accommodation on campus can be offered, the International Office provides students with a list of places suitable for student accommodation.
It is estimated that, on average, a Greek student spends a minimum of between 600-725 euros per month for private accommodation, utilities, food, transport and other expenses. More specifically, costs are estimated as follows:

Accommodation (shared flat): 250 Euros
Catering (self-catered): 200 Euros
Bus fares: 25 Euros
Other expenses: 250 Euros