University of Crete welcomes Academic Visitors from other higher education
institutions and research centres in Greece and around the world. Academic Visitors
come to the University at the invitation of a department, school, faculty or
research unit, for educational (teaching/learning) and research purposes. The
University appreciates that Academic Visitors can contribute to
internationalization on campus as well as enhancing the quality of the University’s
regulations (Senate 400/17-01-2019) recognize the status of Academic Visitors
and set out and safeguard his /her rights and obligations for the duration of
his/her visit at the University.
An academic visitor is defined as a faculty member or researcher
associated with another University or Research Institution who visits the
University to collaborate for a specific period with an academic department,
research team or faculty member of the University of Crete.
- - Academic Visitors come to the University at
the invitation of a School, department, faculty member or research unit, with
the formal approval of the Dean or
the President of the Department.
- - Academic Visitors who are hosted at the University of
Crete for more than 10 days should be registered with the Secretariat of the
Academic Department with which they collaborate and should receive a Visitor’s
- - Entries in the Academic Visitors Register include the
details of the academic visitor, data on the institution s/he comes from, the
purpose of the visit, the type of cooperation as well as the details of the
member of the University of Crete who has made the invitation.
The academic department /host unit is responsible for
- providing the Academic Visitor with information on any
issues concerning entry procedures in the country and administrative procedures
concerning his/her stay at University of
- providing appropriate work, guidance or supervision;
- providing all necessary equipment and/or materials and
- at the end of the Visit, providing the Academic Visitor
with any required evaluation letter or report.
The Academic visitor, on presenting his/her Academic
Visitor ID, may have access for the duration of his/her visit to the
University’s library services and e-services and, wherever possible, suitable
- - The Academic Visitor throughout his/her stay at the University of Crete must comply
with national law and with the University’s internal regulations, notably those
concerning academic behavior, integrity
and intellectual property, as set out in
the University’s Code of Research Ethics, as well as health and safety rules.
- - Unless otherwise specified, the Academic Visitor and / or
the institution to which s/he belongs is responsible for covering the travel,
medical and accommodation expenses associated with his/her visit to the University of Crete.