The Department of Informatics Engineering of the Technological Educational Institute of Crete was founded in 1999, under the name of the Department of Applied Information Technology and Multimedia and welcomed its first undergraduates in September 1999. In 2013, its name was changed to Department of Informatics Engineering, School of Engineering, based in Heraklion, offering three separate subprograms:
- Network Engineering
- Computer Engineering
- Software Engineering
The Department of Informatics Engineering covers the fields of IT, Communications and Multimedia, all of crucial importance to the emerging Information Society.
It is a rather dynamic and ambitious Department, aiming at offering the education and preparation of future IT Engineers, in order for them to become specialized professionals of high standard and serve the IT, Communications and Multimedia technologies.