The 2022 Times Higher Education (THE) Impact Rankings were released on 27 April 2022.  This is the fourth year that THE has produced these global performance tables that assess universities against the United Nations’ Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), using calibrated indicators  for comparison across the four broad areas of  research, stewardship, outreach and teaching.

Participating for the first time in 2022 edition, University of Crete (UoC) is ranked overall 401-600 out of 1,524 universities from 110 countries and regions. University of Crete, together with the National & Kapodistrian University of Athens, heads the list of the 11 Greek Universities included in the 2022 ranking.  The UoC participated in the ranking of university contributions to 10 of the 17 SDGs with the following results:

2022 THE Impact RankingUoC RankInstitutions ranked
SDG3: Good Health and Wellbeing401-6001101
SDG4: Quality Education641180
SDG5: Gender Equality201-300938
SDG9: Industry, Innovation and Infrastructure301-400785
SDG10: Reduced Inequalities201-300796
SDG11: Sustainable Cities and Communities301-400783
SDG13: Climate Action401-600674
SDG14: Life Below Water201-300452
SDG15: Life on Land401+521
SDG17: Partnership for the Goals801-10001438

The UoC is particularly proud of the efforts of staff and students in their best practice contributions to SDG4 Quality Education, with UoC recognized as being among the top 100 institutions globally. 

For more information on the Impact Ranking see: Times Higher Education Impact Rankings 2022

For more information on sustainability at University of Crete see