The Technical University of Crete, in an effort to constantly enhance the level of studies and to offer its students incentives to achieve better academic results, offers annual awards to undergraduate students. The following awards aim to reward excellent academic results during the previous academic year:
a) Honorable mention to TUC graduates with a GPA of 8.5 or higher.
b) Award of Excellence (praise) to the student with the highest score per year of studies from each School.
c) Award of Performance (praise) to students who meet high academic performance criteria set by TUC Senate.
d) Distinction to first year students who obtained the highest marks in the Panhellenic Examinations and were admitted to TUC Schools.
This year, the awards were presented on Friday 1 November 2013 at the Cultural Center of Chania during the graduation ceremony.
The Technical University of Crete announced this year the official signing of a bilateral agreement with the Limmat Foundation, based in Zurich, Switzerland (Rosenbühlstrasse 32, 8044 Zurich, Switzerland), the goals of which include the promotion of educational excellence in engineering.
More specifically, the Limmat Foundation offered Awards of Academic Excellence to the three top students who graduated in 2013 from each School of Engineering of the Technical University of Crete. The prizes were 10.000, 8.000, and 6.000 € respectively.
Eligible students for the Limmat Awards of Excellence must be graduates of Greek ethnicity and nationality, who have the highest cumulative grade in one of the five schools, and were declared graduates until 18/10/2013.
The prizes were awarded during the graduation ceremony by a representative of the Limmat Foundation on November 1st, 2013.
*The Limmat Foundation was established in Zurich, Switzerland, on March 13, 1972, and was recognized as a tax-exempt non-profit organization. The foundation is active both in Switzerland and abroad, endeavoring to stimulate, encourage and support initiatives which serve the common good.