The curriculum of the ECE School of the Technical University of Crete aims at the in-depth education and high level hands-on training of engineers in current technologies in the areas of electronics, automatic control systems, computer science and telecommunications. The goal of the School is for the students to develop a sound theoretical background which will enable them to understand the fundamentals of the new technologies in all of the above areas so that they can cope with the demands and the rapid pace of technology growth at an international level.
The academic year begins on September 1st of each year and ends on August 31st of the following year. The educational program of studies for each academic year is divided in two semesters. The courses offered by the ECE School are semester-long and they include lectures, tutorials and tutorial presentation of exercises, laboratory exercises, practical training of the students, and seminars or other activities which are deemed necessary for the in-depth coverage of the material.
Undergraduate studies last for ten semesters and they include a semester-long diploma thesis during the last semester, with no course load during that semester.