The Department of Environmental Engineering was established at the Technical University of Crete (P.D. 232/1995, O.G. 134/22-6-1995/vol. Α') and admitted its first students in Academic Year 1997-1998. The School of Environmental Engineering, which incorporated the former Department (O.G. 119/28-5-2013/vol. Α'), was established in May 2013.

In these 20 years, the School has awarded 647 Diplomas in Environmental Engineering, 418 Master degrees (M.Sc.) and 67 Doctoral degrees (Ph.D.).


Today, the Environmental Engineer is called to undertake a leading role in the restoration, protection and management of the environment bearing in mind the ultimate aim of sustainable development. 

The objectives of the Environmental Engineering School is to provide advanced education of high standards in environmental science and engineering and to prepare qualified engineers capable of contributing to the measurement, monitoring, assessment, and treatment of problems caused by human intervention in the environment.


The Mission of the School of Environmental Engineering is to:

  • offer courses at undergraduate and graduate level,
  • advance multi-disciplinary research on environmental issues, and,
  • provide environmental services to the society and the scientific community.


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