PhD Students

Health Insurance

All PhD students apart from doctors, pharmacists, dentists and veterinary surgeons are eligible for Health Insurance.
Send your "Off Statement Health Insurance Application" and photograph (passport size) to the Graduate Studies Office.


PhD Completion Requirements

  • Submit "Annual Progress Report DD"
  • Publication
    Part or all of the PhD findings must be published in a peer-reviewed journal which has an impact factor with the PhD candidate as first author (or second with an equal contribution with the first author).

    The "University of Crete School of Medicine" must be included in the authors’ affiliations (students from research centers outside UOC should use double affiliations mentioning both institutions they are affiliated with).

    Review papers and papers in journals which have any of the three members of the advisory committee as the editor or on the editorial board are not accepted.
  • Once you fulfill all the requirements you have to submit a "Seven member Examination Committee Application"


  • For PhD title and supervisor changes contact the graduate studies Office.


For more information and application submissions contact:

Graduate Studies Office
University of Crete School of Medicine
P.O Box 2208, Heraklion, Crete, Greece
Tel. +30 2810-394860
FAX +30 2810-394569