School of Mineral Resources Engineering

The primary goal of the Department of Mineral Resources Engineering is to educate engineers in a broad range of scientific and technical activities related to the extraction and processing of minerals.

The coursework in the Mineral Resources Engineering Department (MRED) focuses in particular on industrial minerals and energy resources, which play an important role in the development of the Greek economy of Greece, thus covering the present and future needs of the country.

The changing demands for minerals influence the development and utilization of modern methods for exploration and exploitation. The dynamic changes in the market conditions and the available technology generate the need for training engineers who are able to face successfully new challenges. Hence, the courses offered in the Department aim to deliver a balanced mix of fundamental skills and knowledge of specialized fields to ensure that the graduates have the skills and flexibility required for success in the very competitive global market. Read more...

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Technical University of Crete

The Technical University of Crete (www.tuc.gr), a highly reputable Institution both on education and research, was established in 1977 in Chania, Crete, Greece and admitted its first students in October 1984. Today it comprises of 5 academic engineering schools.

The Campus is built in a panoramic location in Kounoupidiana, Akrotiri, 7 km northeast of the city of Chania, covering a total area of 290 hectares.

The mission of the Technical University of Crete is to develop modern engineering specialties, to place emphasis on research in fields of advanced technology as well as to establish close cooperation with the industry and other production organizations. 57 well-equipped laboratories, high technology infrastructure and 129 faculty staff members, most of them with international academic careers, testify to the high quality of the educational and research work conducted at the modern facilities of the campus.

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Petroleum Engineering postgraduate program of the Technical University of Crete is a one-year, full-time program, designed to provide students with a scientific background in hydrocarbon exploration and skills in the practical aspects of petroleum engineering. The program begins in October, and leads to a Master of Science (MSc) degree. The program is run by the School of Mineral Resources Engineering.