The Department of Environmental Engineering was established at the Technical University of Crete (P.D. 232/1995, G.G. 134/22-6-1995/vol. Α') and admitted its first students in the Academic Year 1997-1998. The School of Environmental Engineering, which incorporated the former Department (G.G. 119/28-5-2013/vol. Α'), was established in May 2013.
In June 2021 the School of Environmental Engineering was renamed “School of Chemical and Environmental Engineering” (G.G. 2348/03-06-2021/vol. B')
Today, the Chemical Engineer and the Environmental Engineer are called on to undertake a leading role in developing new technologies and materials, in the restoration, protection and management of the environment while bearing in mind the ultimate aim of sustainable development.
The objectives of the School of Chemical Engineering and Environmental Engineering are the training of Certified Engineer scientists with high qualifications, skills and background to serve the modern scientific research and production process in cutting-edge issues related to the fields of Chemical Engineering and Environmental Engineering.
The mission of the School of Chemical and Environmental Engineering is to train engineer scientists with high qualifications, skills and background to serve modern scientific research and productive processes in the fields of: