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The Institute is based in Chania, on the premises of the Technical University of Crete, thus enabling the exploitation of the knowledge, experience and existing infrastructure, in alignment with the excellence and innovation environment at FORTH.


Institute of Geoenergy (IG)-FORTH

Building M1, University Campus, Akrotiri
Chania 73100
Crete, Greece 


How to reach CHANIA - CRETE

Chania is connected to Athens both by ferry and plane on a daily basis and to Thessaloniki by plane. Chania is also connected to major cities on Crete by bus.

By ferry (port of Souda): 

By plane (Daskaloyannis Airport, at Akrotiri area):

The airport code for Chania is CHQ

Bus Service:

There is  frequent daily bus service to and from the port of Souda.

Departure: Municipal Market Square (Agora Square) – Terminal: Outside the Souda port entrance

Routes: Daily every 20 min from 06:00 in the morning and on weekends every 30 min from 06:00.

How to reach the Campus:

To reach the campus, at Kounoudiana, in the area called Akrotiri:

  • get a taxi from the Airport (~ 11km)
  • get a taxi from the port in Souda (~ 7km)
  • get a taxi or catch the bus from Chania