Department of Computer Science


[1-9-2016 to 31-8-2018]

Angelos Bilas,




Tel: +30 2810 393505

Fax: +30 2810 393501



Location: Department of Computer Science,University of Crete,Voutes Campus,

Heraklion, Crete, GR-71003, Greece






The Department began operating in 1984, at a time when there was only one other Computer Science Department in Greece.


Curriculum content follows the modern scientific and technological perspective of computer science, systems engineering and telecommunications. Study programmes are characterized by research-led teaching and a pragmatic and applied approach in instruction, including intensive laboratory-based teaching. The graduate programmes are research intensive.


The Department’s educational, research and research-training activities are organized around nine directions:

 - Micro-electronic  Systems Architecture

 - Computer Networks and Telecommunications

 - Parallel and Distributed Systems

 - Information Systems

 - Computational and  Cognitive Vision and Robotics

 - Algorithms and Systems Analysis

 - Biomedical Informatics & Technology

 - E-commerce Technologies

 - Multimedia Technology


Research and research-training at all levels benefits from close collaboration with Institute of Computer Science (ICS –FORTH) which provides access to high quality research facilities and infrastructure.






Bachelor (B.Sc), 4 year (8 semesters) study programme.


Masters (M.Sc) 2-years duration; and  Doctoral (Ph.D)

Programme of postgraduate studies in Computer Science



Research Groups

Algorithms and Theory of Computing

Biomedical Informatics and Computational Biology

- Computer Architecture, Programming Languages and Computer Systems

Computer Graphics, Computer Vision and Robotics

Databases, Cognitive and Information Systems

Human-Computer Interaction

Machine Learning, Data Mining, Pattern Recognition

Networks, Security and Distributes Systems

Signals and Multimedia


HQAA External Evaluation Report of the Department of Computer Science, December 2011. pdf

Last update 27/03/2017