Best Universities for Art History in Europe

Below is the list of best universities in Europe ranked based on their research performance in Art History. A graph of 165K citations received by 50.3K academic papers made by 294 universities in Europe was used to calculate publications' ratings, which then were adjusted for release dates and added to final scores.

We don't distinguish undergraduate and graduate programs nor do we adjust for current majors offered. You can find information about granted degrees on a university page but always double-check with an official site as it's constantly changing data.

Please note that our approach to topical rankings is based on scientific outputs and therefore prefers institutions researching arts through computer science.

  1. For Art History

    University of Oxford logo
    Acceptance Rate
    18%
    Enrollment
    27,500
    Founded
    1096
  2. For Art History

    University of Cambridge logo
    Acceptance Rate
    21%
    Enrollment
    22,500
    Founded
    1209
  3. For Art History

    University of Manchester logo
    Acceptance Rate
    59%
    Enrollment
    42,500
    Founded
    1824
  4. For Art History

    University College London logo
    Acceptance Rate
    63%
    Enrollment
    42,000
    Founded
    1826
  5. For Art History

    University of Bristol logo
    Acceptance Rate
    68%
    Enrollment
    23,590
    Founded
    1909
  6. For Art History

    University of Edinburgh logo
    Acceptance Rate
    51%
    Enrollment
    32,500
    Founded
    1583
  7. For Art History

    Durham University logo
    Acceptance Rate
    41%
    Enrollment
    17,707
    Founded
    1832
  8. For Art History

    University of Glasgow logo
    Acceptance Rate
    70%
    Enrollment
    32,500
    Founded
    1451
  9. For Art History

    King's College London logo
    Acceptance Rate
    13%
    Enrollment
    32,500
    Founded
    1829
  10. For Art History

    University of Warwick logo
    Acceptance Rate
    14%
    Enrollment
    27,000
    Founded
    1965
  11. For Art History

    Keele University logo
    Enrollment
    12,500
    Founded
    1962
  12. For Art History

    University of Amsterdam logo
    Acceptance Rate
    4%
    Enrollment
    31,123
    Founded
    1632
  13. For Art History

    University of Leeds logo
    Acceptance Rate
    76%
    Enrollment
    37,500
    Founded
    1904
  14. For Art History

    University of Nottingham logo
    Acceptance Rate
    11%
    Enrollment
    32,500
    Founded
    1948
  15. For Art History

    University of Southampton logo
    Acceptance Rate
    75%
    Enrollment
    21,335
    Founded
    1952
  16. For Art History

    University of Birmingham logo
    Acceptance Rate
    74%
    Enrollment
    37,500
    Founded
    1900
  17. For Art History

    University of Liege logo
    Enrollment
    17,000
    Founded
    1817
  18. For Art History

    Sapienza University of Rome logo
    Enrollment
    100,155
    Founded
    1303
  19. For Art History

    University of Sheffield logo
    Acceptance Rate
    85%
    Enrollment
    32,500
    Founded
    1905
  20. For Art History

    University of Kent logo
    Enrollment
    17,500
    Founded
    1965
  21. For Art History

    University of Liverpool logo
    Acceptance Rate
    14%
    Enrollment
    28,693
    Founded
    1881
  22. For Art History

    University of Exeter logo
    Acceptance Rate
    7%
    Enrollment
    27,500
    Founded
    1955
  23. For Art History

    University of York logo
    Acceptance Rate
    79%
    Enrollment
    17,500
    Founded
    1963
  24. For Art History

    University of Sussex logo
    Acceptance Rate
    83%
    Enrollment
    17,319
    Founded
    1961
  25. For Art History

    University of London logo
    Acceptance Rate
    63%
    Enrollment
    170,000
    Founded
    1836
  26. For Art History

    Cardiff University logo
    Acceptance Rate
    73%
    Enrollment
    32,500
    Founded
    1997
  27. For Art History

    Catholic University of Leuven logo
    Acceptance Rate
    100%
    Enrollment
    45,000
    Founded
    1425
  28. For Art History

    University of East Anglia logo
    Acceptance Rate
    81%
    Enrollment
    17,500
    Founded
    1963
  29. For Art History

    University of Aberdeen logo
    Acceptance Rate
    78%
    Enrollment
    12,500
    Founded
    1495
  30. For Art History

    Royal Holloway, University of London logo
    Acceptance Rate
    17%
    Enrollment
    12,500
    Founded
    1849
  31. For Art History

    London School of Economics and Political Science logo
    Acceptance Rate
    9%
    Enrollment
    12,500
    Founded
    1895
  32. For Art History

    University of St Andrews logo
    Acceptance Rate
    9%
    Enrollment
    12,500
    Founded
    1413
  33. For Art History

    University of Leicester logo
    Acceptance Rate
    72%
    Enrollment
    17,500
    Founded
    1957
  34. For Art History

    Trinity College Dublin, University of Dublin logo
    Acceptance Rate
    34%
    Enrollment
    17,500
    Founded
    1592
  35. For Art History

    Queen Mary University of London logo
    Acceptance Rate
    44%
    Enrollment
    22,500
    Founded
    1989
  36. For Art History

    Free University of Berlin logo
    Acceptance Rate
    15%
    Enrollment
    33,000
    Founded
    1948
  37. For Art History

    Lancaster University logo
    Acceptance Rate
    64%
    Enrollment
    12,500
    Founded
    1964
  38. For Art History

    Complutense University of Madrid logo
    Acceptance Rate
    77%
    Enrollment
    71,806
    Founded
    1508
  39. For Art History

    Birkbeck, University of London logo
    Enrollment
    12,500
    Founded
    1823
  40. For Art History

    Loughborough University logo
    Acceptance Rate
    68%
    Enrollment
    17,500
    Founded
    1966
  41. For Art History

    Autonomous University of Barcelona logo
    Acceptance Rate
    75%
    Enrollment
    26,467
  42. For Art History

    University of Vienna logo
    Enrollment
    93,628
    Founded
    1365
  43. For Art History

    University of Copenhagen logo
    Acceptance Rate
    37%
    Enrollment
    37,500
    Founded
    1479
  44. For Art History

    University of Freiburg logo
    Acceptance Rate
    33%
    Enrollment
    24,391
    Founded
    1457
  45. For Art History

    SOAS, University of London logo
    Acceptance Rate
    63%
    Enrollment
    8,200
    Founded
    1916
  46. For Art History

    University of Reading logo
    Acceptance Rate
    58%
    Enrollment
    17,500
    Founded
    1892
  47. For Art History

    Imperial College London logo
    Acceptance Rate
    15%
    Enrollment
    17,565
    Founded
    1907
  48. For Art History

    Goethe University of Frankfurt am Main logo
    Enrollment
    46,429
    Founded
    1914
  49. For Art History

    Queen's University Belfast logo
    Acceptance Rate
    35%
    Enrollment
    22,500
    Founded
    1849
  50. For Art History

    University of Stirling logo
    Acceptance Rate
    20%
    Enrollment
    14,000
    Founded
    1967
  51. For Art History

    University of Zurich logo
    Acceptance Rate
    19%
    Enrollment
    25,732
  52. For Art History

    Newcastle University logo
    Acceptance Rate
    87%
    Enrollment
    27,500
    Founded
    1963
  53. For Art History

    Normal Superior School logo
    Enrollment
    2,400
    Founded
    1794
  54. For Art History

    University of Saragossa logo
    Enrollment
    37,500
    Founded
    1542
  55. For Art History

    Oxford Brookes University logo
    Enrollment
    17,500
    Founded
    1865
  56. For Art History

    Utrecht University logo
    Enrollment
    27,500
    Founded
    1636
  57. For Art History

    University of Essex logo
    Acceptance Rate
    74%
    Enrollment
    17,500
    Founded
    1964
  58. For Art History

    Ghent University logo
    Enrollment
    41,669
    Founded
    1817
  59. For Art History

    Delft University of Technology logo
    Acceptance Rate
    65%
    Enrollment
    24,703
    Founded
    1842
  60. For Art History

    University of Munich logo
    Acceptance Rate
    55%
    Enrollment
    50,918
    Founded
    1472
  61. For Art History

    Leiden University logo
    Enrollment
    27,713
    Founded
    1575
  62. For Art History

    University of Strathclyde logo
    Acceptance Rate
    42%
    Enrollment
    22,500
    Founded
    1964
  63. For Art History

    Stockholm University logo
    Acceptance Rate
    24%
    Enrollment
    33,147
    Founded
    1878
  64. For Art History

    University of Bologna logo
    Acceptance Rate
    55%
    Enrollment
    79,999
    Founded
    1088
  65. For Art History

    University of Oslo logo
    Acceptance Rate
    5%
    Enrollment
    27,505
    Founded
    1811
  66. For Art History

    University of Barcelona logo
    Acceptance Rate
    75%
    Enrollment
    63,617
  67. For Art History

    University of Milan logo
    Acceptance Rate
    90%
    Enrollment
    45,000
    Founded
    1924
  68. For Art History

    University of Lisbon logo
    Enrollment
    49,769
    Founded
    1911
  69. For Art History

    University of Florence logo
    Enrollment
    45,000
    Founded
    1321
  70. For Art History

    Free University of Brussels - VUB logo
    Acceptance Rate
    25%
    Enrollment
    11,101
    Founded
    1970
  71. For Art History

    De Montfort University logo
    Enrollment
    27,500
    Founded
    1992
  72. For Art History

    Aberystwyth University logo
    Acceptance Rate
    94%
    Enrollment
    7,500
    Founded
    1872
  73. For Art History

    Manchester Metropolitan University logo
    Enrollment
    32,500
    Founded
    1992
  74. For Art History

    University of Gottingen logo
    Enrollment
    31,619
    Founded
    1734
  75. For Art History

    University College Dublin logo
    Acceptance Rate
    25%
    Enrollment
    32,500
    Founded
    1854
  76. For Art History

    Aarhus University logo
    Enrollment
    37,500
    Founded
    1928
  77. For Art History

    University of Munster logo
    Acceptance Rate
    15%
    Enrollment
    44,692
    Founded
    1780
  78. For Art History

    University of Helsinki logo
    Acceptance Rate
    17%
    Enrollment
    31,312
    Founded
    1640
  79. For Art History

    University of Hamburg logo
    Enrollment
    42,023
    Founded
    1919
  80. For Art History

    University of Valencia logo
    Acceptance Rate
    55%
    Enrollment
    58,390
  81. For Art History

    Central European University logo
    Enrollment
    1,283
    Founded
    1991
  82. For Art History

    Leeds Beckett University logo
    Enrollment
    22,500
    Founded
    1992
  83. For Art History

    University of Hull logo
    Acceptance Rate
    79%
    Enrollment
    17,500
    Founded
    1954
  84. For Art History

    University of Seville logo
    Enrollment
    45,000
    Founded
    1505
  85. For Art History

    University of Bergen logo
    Acceptance Rate
    29%
    Enrollment
    16,900
    Founded
    1946
  86. For Art History

    University of Central Lancashire logo
    Acceptance Rate
    23%
    Enrollment
    22,500
    Founded
    1992
  87. For Art History

    University of the West of England logo
    Enrollment
    30,732
    Founded
    1992
  88. For Art History

    University of the Basque Country logo
    Enrollment
    42,500
  89. For Art History

    University of Huddersfield logo
    Acceptance Rate
    20%
    Enrollment
    17,500
    Founded
    1992
  90. For Art History

    University of East London logo
    Enrollment
    12,500
    Founded
    1992
  91. For Art History

    Swansea University logo
    Enrollment
    22,500
    Founded
    1920
  92. For Art History

    Northumbria University logo
    Acceptance Rate
    63%
    Enrollment
    27,500
    Founded
    1992
  93. For Art History

    Ulster University logo
    Enrollment
    22,500
    Founded
    1968
  94. For Art History

    Humboldt University of Berlin logo
    Enrollment
    35,587
    Founded
    1809
  95. For Art History

    Johannes Gutenberg University Mainz logo
    Enrollment
    33,132
    Founded
    1946
  96. For Art History

    University of Dundee logo
    Acceptance Rate
    38%
    Enrollment
    17,500
    Founded
    1967
  97. For Art History

    University of Salamanca logo
    Enrollment
    27,500
    Founded
    1218
  98. For Art History

    University of Antwerp logo
    Enrollment
    12,500
    Founded
    2003
  99. For Art History

    Lund University logo
    Acceptance Rate
    34%
    Enrollment
    40,000
    Founded
    1666