The Department of Agriculture of the School of Agricultural Technology & Food Technology of the Technological Educational Institution of Crete, merged of the Department of Crop Production and the Department of Organic, Greenhouse Crops and Floriculture in 2012. These two parent departments were established in 1983 and 1985, respectively, closing, so far, 30 years of life and activity, having a primary purpose of producing and transferring knowledge and technology regarding the primary sector.
Since then, more than 2,500 students have graduated thus creating one of the strongest traditions in Agricultural Education. At the same time, the Department of Agriculture is the only higher education department in the Agricultural sector in Crete, thus forming an essential link between research and application.
On these pillars of tradition, supply and creation stands the Program of Postgraduate Studies with the distinctive title: “Applied Science and Technology in Agricultural Production”.