Top Universities and Colleges in Greece

Where do you find the best universities in the world? Well, pretty much anywhere - including Greece! Cool, huh? In Greece you can find plenty of top-ranked universities that take their rightful place next to some of the biggest international university names out there.

Greece's universities, colleges, medical schools, engineering schools, and law schools are highly respected and well-known in the education and academic communities, and they continue to offer prestigious Bachelor's, Master's, and Ph.D programmes for smart, driven adventurers like you. Feel free to choose from some of the most competitive degrees in the best universities in Greece.

Best Universities in Greece according to International Rankings

Universities Times Higher Education Ranking (2019) Shanghai Jiao Tong University Ranking (2018) TopUniversities Ranking (2020) U.S. News & World Report Ranking (2019)
351 - 751 452
501 301 651 279
601 401 561 347
601 - 801 -
601 - - 601
601 - - -
801 - 701 713
- 401 454 414
- - - 981
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University Rankings Explained

World University Rankings created by Times Higher Education takes into account the reputation of research done by universities and how often papers produced by universities were quoted around the world.

Academic Ranking of World Universities created by Shanghai Jiao Tong University focuses on the number of award-winning scientists, most cited researchers from the listed universities, and their contribution to the scientific community.

QS World University Rankings created by TopUniversities surveys a large number of academic experts about the reputation of universities and also measures the quality of teaching.

Best Global Universities Rankings created by U.S. News & World Report analyses university graduation rates and how many students remain enrolled in their second year of studies. It also surveys university representatives on the performance of universities.

Study in Greece

Greek people are some of the most hospitable in the world; so even if you might encounter a cultural shock, the friendly environment will soon make you feel right at home. Greek universities have a long history in academics and more and more international students have been enrolling in the past few years. University classes are not typically formal, so you can expect open debates between students and professors. Courses usually combine theoretical knowledge with research work, laboratories and internships.

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