Why ASSEE

Academic Excellence

  • The University of Crete was ranked 51st in 2015 among the world’s best young universities under the age of fifty. The University of Crete has been ranked in this prestigious grouping of young universities every year since the THE 100 Under 50 was first published in 2012.
  • According to the CWTS Leiden Ranking for 2014, normalized for size, the University of Crete has the highest percentage of high impact publications of the six major Greek universities included and, overall, ranks 150 among the total 288 European universities listed and 5th in Europe for Natural Sciences.

Solid Curriculum

  • ASSEE is academically rigorous, giving you the edge in a specific field of economics and econometrics when you return to your University or your professional activity.
  • Unique course structure combining theoretical lectures with computer practicums in a balanced manner. The aim of the course is to assist students to learn both theoretical and applied tools valuable for their ongoing and future research agenda.

High-End Value

  • You will be taught by world leading academics from both Europe and the USA. The choice of instructors is based on their academic excellence and relevance to up-to-date research in economics and econometrics.
  • During the last ten years, ASSEE attract students from all over the world ensuring our summer school has a wide international focus establishing strong academic networks between students and instructors.
  • For four consecutive years (2013 until 2016) it was ranked among the top ten economics summer schools from Inomics.

Unique Combination

  • Our summer school offers excellent value for money including a fantastic social programme included in the tuition fees.
  • You will live on our lovely campus with access to all its amazing facilities in the middle of the beautiful Mediterranean island of Crete close to many fantastic places to enjoy and relax.
  • The ASSEE experience provides a unique mix of rigorous and compact academic programme and all the fun of a popular Mediterranean island.
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