List of 36 best universities in Greece

We ranked 36 best universities in Greece based on their reputation, research performance, and alumni impact. We processed 6.88M citations received by 247K publications made by 36 universities in Greece, measured the popularity of 537 recognized alumni, and utilized the largest available links database to calculate the non-academic prominence.

#1 in Greece
#94 in Europe
#252 in the World
Enrollment
70,461
Founded
1837
#2 in Greece
#116 in Europe
#306 in the World
Enrollment
74
Founded
1925
#3 in Greece
#195 in Europe
#493 in the World
Enrollment
12,500
Founded
1836
#4 in Greece
#267 in Europe
#671 in the World
Enrollment
21,000
Founded
1964
#5 in Greece
#293 in Europe
#751 in the World
Enrollment
12,500
Founded
1973
#6 in Greece
#348 in Europe
#920 in the World
Enrollment
12,500
Founded
1970
#7 in Greece
#431 in Europe
#1202 in the World
Acceptance Rate
82%
Enrollment
29,000
Founded
1973
#8 in Greece
#436 in Europe
#1213 in the World
Acceptance Rate
95%
Enrollment
12,500
Founded
1920
#9 in Greece
#448 in Europe
#1270 in the World
Enrollment
12,000
Founded
1984
#10 in Greece
#513 in Europe
#1453 in the World
Acceptance Rate
95%
Enrollment
12,500
Founded
1984
#11 in Greece
#519 in Europe
#1481 in the World
Enrollment
9,500
Founded
1938
#12 in Greece
#539 in Europe
#1582 in the World
Enrollment
750
Founded
1920
#13 in Greece
#558 in Europe
#1658 in the World
Enrollment
5,500
Founded
1977
#14 in Greece
#593 in Europe
#1775 in the World
Acceptance Rate
65%
Enrollment
9,500
Founded
1957
#15 in Greece
#752 in Europe
#2454 in the World
Enrollment
19
Founded
1930
#16 in Greece
#868 in Europe
#2960 in the World
Enrollment
12,500
Founded
1984
#17 in Greece
#898 in Europe
#3105 in the World
Enrollment
45,000
Founded
2018
#19 in Greece
#929 in Europe
#3277 in the World
Enrollment
1,500
Founded
1990
#20 in Greece
#939 in Europe
#3323 in the World
Enrollment
17,500
Founded
1974
#21 in Greece
#954 in Europe
#3384 in the World
Acceptance Rate
82%
Founded
1875
#22 in Greece
#982 in Europe
#3537 in the World
Founded
2002
#23 in Greece
#1009 in Europe
#3696 in the World
Enrollment
59,370
Founded
2019
#24 in Greece
#1089 in Europe
#4074 in the World
Enrollment
22,500
Founded
2003
#25 in Greece
#1280 in Europe
#5070 in the World
Enrollment
22,500
Founded
1983
#26 in Greece
#1376 in Europe
#5559 in the World
Acceptance Rate
55%
Enrollment
375
Founded
1992
#27 in Greece
#1430 in Europe
#5834 in the World
Enrollment
17,500
Founded
2013
#28 in Greece
#1435 in Europe
#5868 in the World
Founded
1845
#30 in Greece
#1480 in Europe
#6135 in the World
Acceptance Rate
75%
Enrollment
750
Founded
1886
#31 in Greece
#1533 in Europe
#6400 in the World
Founded
1837
#32 in Greece
#1626 in Europe
#6858 in the World
Enrollment
9,500
Founded
2013
#33 in Greece
#1686 in Europe
#7201 in the World
Enrollment
7,500
Founded
1986
#36 in Greece
#2529 in Europe
#11002 in the World
Enrollment
12,500
Founded
1983

The best cities to study in Greece based on the number of universities and their ranks are Athens, Thessaloniki, Patras, and Rethymno.

Average cost of living for students in Greece is $492 + $60-427 for rent (depends on where to live: dormitory, renting with a roommate or solo).