ECE Department Building, Kounoupidiana Campus, Technical University of Crete (TUC), at Chania, Crete, Greece.

ECE Bldg.

The Kounoupidiana campus is the main campus of the Technical University of Crete (TUC).

It is built on a panoramic location in Kounoupidiana, Akrotiri, 7 km northeast of the city of Chania, with a total area surface of 290 hectares.

The Technical University of Crete is one of Greece’s Higher Education Institutions, and places emphasis both on education and research. TUC comprises of five academic engineering departments.

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The Department of Electronic and Computer Engineering (ECE) was the second of its kind to be founded in Greece. It offers a five-year undergraduate program, and also graduate (MSc or PhD level) programs. The ECE Department is deeply involved in basic and applied research activities.

The Intelligent Systems Lab is one of ECE’s formally established laboratories, and its current research spans many areas, such as Semantic Web, Machine Learning, Robotics, Computer vision, Peer-to-Peer computing and Intelligent Agents and Multiagent Systems.

More information can be found at:
Department of Electronic and Computer Engineering, Technical University of Crete (ECE-TUC)
Intelligent Systems Laboratory @ ECE-TUC

Getting to Chania

By Air: Fly to either Chania Airport Ioannis Daskalogiannis (CHQ, located just 15 mins away from the School venue); or to Heraklion airport (HER, located 2.5 hours away by car).

By Sea: Travel to Chania (or to Heraklion) by ferry. Full-time university students are able to enjoy a 50% discount on their personal tickets regardless of CretaMASSS participation on all ferries.

If you plan to come through Heraklion, please note that there is a special offer by Minoan Lines SA for the participants of CretaMASSS (cite the MINOAN-12-492/KOE/19.04.2013 decision) regardless of their student status. Minoan Lines offers to participants of our school for the line Piraeus-Heraklion-Piraeus a 50% discount for passengers and 30% discount for their vehicles. The participant should have the CretaMASSS registration receipt in his/her hands and proceed in time to one of the following agencies:

  • Athens Minoan Lines Agency: 59, Panepistimiou str., Athens. Tel.: +30 21 03 37 69 10
  • Heraklion Port Minoan Lines Agency: New Passenger Station. Tel.: +30 28 10 33 01 98
  • Piraeus Port Minoan Lines Agency: Gate E2. Tel.: +30 21 04 08 00 28
  • Heraklion Minoan Lines Agency: 17, 25 Afgoustou str., Heraklion. Tel.: 18175 (greek cellular phone), 80 11 17 50 00 (greek landline)
  • Piraeus Minoan Lines Agency: 6-10, Thermopylon str., Piraeus. Tel.: 18175 (greek cellular phone), 80 11 17 50 00 (greek landline)

Getting to the Venue

See the TUC main site for various means of transport

See attached pdf for Chania City Bus timetable.
The Chania City Bus service provides the following lines & routes departing from the “Old Market” (@ Chania city center).