Best Painting and Drawing Schools in Europe

Below is the list of best universities in Europe ranked based on their research performance in Painting and Drawing. A graph of 43.7K citations received by 5.86K academic papers made by 43 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 between 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 the university website.

Please note that our approach to topical rankings is based on scientific outputs and heavily biased on art-related topics towards institutions with computer science profiles.

For Painting and Drawing

#1 in Europe
#1 in the World
Enrollment
42,000
Founded
1826

For Painting and Drawing

#2 in Europe
#5 in the World
Acceptance Rate
21%
Enrollment
22,500
Founded
1209

For Painting and Drawing

#3 in Europe
#6 in the World
Acceptance Rate
18%
Enrollment
27,500
Founded
1096

For Painting and Drawing

#4 in Europe
#8 in the World
Enrollment
375
Founded
1932

For Painting and Drawing

#5 in Europe
#1 in Italy
#11 in the World
Enrollment
45,000
Founded
1321

For Painting and Drawing

#6 in Europe
#1 in Belgium
#17 in the World
Enrollment
41,669
Founded
1817

For Painting and Drawing

#7 in Europe
#18 in the World
Acceptance Rate
65%
Enrollment
24,703
Founded
1842

For Painting and Drawing

#8 in Europe
#1 in Austria
#25 in the World
Enrollment
93,628
Founded
1365

For Painting and Drawing

#9 in Europe
#1 in Spain
#27 in the World
Acceptance Rate
75%
Enrollment
45,000
Founded
1505

For Painting and Drawing

#10 in Europe
#2 in Spain
#29 in the World
Acceptance Rate
55%
Enrollment
58,390

For Painting and Drawing

#11 in Europe
#2 in Belgium
#32 in the World
Enrollment
62,693
Founded
1425

For Painting and Drawing

#12 in Europe
#3 in Belgium
#34 in the World
Enrollment
12,500
Founded
2003

For Painting and Drawing

#13 in Europe
#4 in Belgium
#35 in the World
Enrollment
25,421
Founded
1817

For Painting and Drawing

#14 in Europe
#2 in Italy
#37 in the World
Acceptance Rate
55%
Enrollment
79,999
Founded
1088

For Painting and Drawing

#15 in Europe
#3 in Italy
#40 in the World
Acceptance Rate
25%
Enrollment
49,108
Founded
1343

For Painting and Drawing

#16 in Europe
#4 in Italy
#42 in the World
Enrollment
100,155
Founded
1303

For Painting and Drawing

#17 in Europe
#43 in the World
Acceptance Rate
41%
Enrollment
19,520
Founded
1832

For Painting and Drawing

#18 in Europe
#44 in the World
Acceptance Rate
51%
Enrollment
32,500
Founded
1583

For Painting and Drawing

#19 in Europe
#3 in Spain
#45 in the World
Acceptance Rate
77%
Enrollment
71,806
Founded
1508

For Painting and Drawing

#20 in Europe
#46 in the World
Enrollment
17,319
Male:Female
44:56
Founded
1961

For Painting and Drawing

#21 in Europe
#4 in Spain
#48 in the World
Enrollment
42,500

For Painting and Drawing

#22 in Europe
#5 in Spain
#54 in the World
Enrollment
45,000
Founded
1531

For Painting and Drawing

#23 in Europe
#55 in the World
Acceptance Rate
15%
Enrollment
17,565
Founded
1907

For Painting and Drawing

#24 in Europe
#5 in Italy
#56 in the World
Enrollment
65,234
Founded
1924

For Painting and Drawing

#25 in Europe
#2 in Austria
#57 in the World
Enrollment
29,341
Founded
1872

For Painting and Drawing

#26 in Europe
#60 in the World
Acceptance Rate
68%
Enrollment
23,590
Founded
1909

For Painting and Drawing

#27 in Europe
#1 in Portugal
#61 in the World
Enrollment
49,769
Founded
1911

For Painting and Drawing

#28 in Europe
#1 in Greece
#62 in the World
Enrollment
74
Founded
1925

For Painting and Drawing

#29 in Europe
#6 in Italy
#63 in the World
Acceptance Rate
70%
Enrollment
26,732
Founded
1308

For Painting and Drawing

#30 in Europe
#1 in Germany
#64 in the World
Acceptance Rate
15%
Enrollment
33,000
Founded
1948

For Painting and Drawing

#31 in Europe
#67 in the World
Enrollment
32,500
Founded
1451

For Painting and Drawing

#32 in Europe
#6 in Spain
#68 in the World
Acceptance Rate
29%
Enrollment
30,317
Founded
1968

For Painting and Drawing

#33 in Europe
#80 in the World
Acceptance Rate
15%
Enrollment
18,857
Male:Female
53:47
Founded
1966

For Painting and Drawing

#34 in Europe
#82 in the World
Enrollment
27,500
Founded
1992

For Painting and Drawing

#35 in Europe
#1 in Ireland
#83 in the World
Acceptance Rate
34%
Enrollment
17,500
Founded
1592

For Painting and Drawing

#36 in Europe
#1 in France
#86 in the World
Enrollment
2,400
Founded
1794

For Painting and Drawing

#37 in Europe
#87 in the World
Acceptance Rate
52%
Enrollment
9,500
Founded
1966

For Painting and Drawing

#38 in Europe
#88 in the World
Enrollment
12,500
Founded
1495

For Painting and Drawing

#39 in Europe
#90 in the World
Enrollment
170,000
Founded
1836

For Painting and Drawing

#40 in Europe
#5 in Belgium
#92 in the World
Enrollment
24,000
Founded
1834

For Painting and Drawing

#41 in Europe
#93 in the World
Acceptance Rate
19%
Enrollment
25,732

For Painting and Drawing

#42 in Europe
#95 in the World
Acceptance Rate
5%
Enrollment
31,123
Founded
1632

For Painting and Drawing

#43 in Europe
#7 in Spain
#101 in the World
Acceptance Rate
75%
Enrollment
64,236