Best Universities for Biology in Europe

Below is the list of best universities in Europe ranked based on their research performance in Biology. A graph of 117M citations received by 2.42M academic papers made by 942 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.

For Biology

#1 in Europe
#16 in the World
Acceptance Rate
21%
Enrollment
22,500
Founded
1209

For Biology

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

For Biology

#3 in Europe
#29 in the World
Enrollment
42,000
Founded
1826

For Biology

#4 in Europe
#36 in the World
Acceptance Rate
15%
Enrollment
17,565
Founded
1907

For Biology

#5 in Europe
#1 in Sweden
#37 in the World
Enrollment
6,000
Founded
1861

For Biology

#6 in Europe
#1 in Germany
#44 in the World
Acceptance Rate
55%
Enrollment
50,918
Founded
1472

For Biology

#7 in Europe
#48 in the World
Acceptance Rate
51%
Enrollment
32,500
Founded
1583

For Biology

#8 in Europe
#1 in Denmark
#53 in the World
Acceptance Rate
37%
Enrollment
37,500
Founded
1479

For Biology

#9 in Europe
#55 in the World
Acceptance Rate
19%
Enrollment
25,732

For Biology

#10 in Europe
#56 in the World
Acceptance Rate
4%
Enrollment
27,500
Founded
1636

For Biology

#11 in Europe
#2 in Sweden
#61 in the World
Acceptance Rate
34%
Enrollment
40,000
Founded
1666

For Biology

#12 in Europe
#1 in Belgium
#65 in the World
Enrollment
62,693
Founded
1425

For Biology

#13 in Europe
#1 in Finland
#77 in the World
Acceptance Rate
17%
Enrollment
31,312
Founded
1640

For Biology

#14 in Europe
#1 in Italy
#82 in the World
Enrollment
65,234
Founded
1924

For Biology

#15 in Europe
#2 in Germany
#89 in the World
Acceptance Rate
17%
Enrollment
28,413
Founded
1386

For Biology

#16 in Europe
#90 in the World
Acceptance Rate
5%
Enrollment
31,123
Founded
1632

For Biology

#17 in Europe
#91 in the World
Enrollment
42,500
Founded
1824

For Biology

#18 in Europe
#2 in Belgium
#95 in the World
Enrollment
41,669
Founded
1817

For Biology

#19 in Europe
#3 in Sweden
#100 in the World
Acceptance Rate
75%
Enrollment
32,500
Founded
1477

For Biology

#20 in Europe
#3 in Germany
#102 in the World
Acceptance Rate
8%
Enrollment
28,515
Male:Female
41:59
Founded
1477

For Biology

#21 in Europe
#103 in the World
Enrollment
12,819
Founded
1918

For Biology

#22 in Europe
#4 in Germany
#107 in the World
Acceptance Rate
8%
Enrollment
44,000
Male:Female
63:37
Founded
1868

For Biology

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

For Biology

#24 in Europe
#110 in the World
Acceptance Rate
11%
Enrollment
32,500
Founded
1948

For Biology

#25 in Europe
#112 in the World
Acceptance Rate
13%
Enrollment
32,500
Founded
1829

For Biology

#26 in Europe
#113 in the World
Enrollment
22,500
Founded
1913

For Biology

#27 in Europe
#115 in the World
Enrollment
37,500
Founded
1900

For Biology

#28 in Europe
#116 in the World
Acceptance Rate
27%
Enrollment
23,420

For Biology

#29 in Europe
#117 in the World
Enrollment
32,500
Founded
1451

For Biology

#30 in Europe
#5 in Germany
#119 in the World
Enrollment
31,619
Founded
1734

For Biology

#31 in Europe
#1 in Greece
#121 in the World
Enrollment
59,370
Founded
2019

For Biology

#32 in Europe
#2 in Italy
#122 in the World
Enrollment
100,155
Founded
1303

For Biology

#34 in Europe
#6 in Germany
#124 in the World
Acceptance Rate
33%
Enrollment
24,391
Founded
1457

For Biology

#35 in Europe
#1 in Spain
#127 in the World
Acceptance Rate
75%
Enrollment
64,236

For Biology

#36 in Europe
#3 in Italy
#128 in the World
Enrollment
62,876
Founded
1222

For Biology

#37 in Europe
#7 in Germany
#137 in the World
Acceptance Rate
18%
Enrollment
28,878
Male:Female
41:59
Founded
1402

For Biology

#38 in Europe
#2 in Denmark
#142 in the World
Enrollment
33,020
Founded
1928

For Biology

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

For Biology

#40 in Europe
#8 in Germany
#145 in the World
Enrollment
38,043
Founded
1818

For Biology

#41 in Europe
#146 in the World
Enrollment
17,500
Founded
1967

For Biology

#42 in Europe
#151 in the World
Enrollment
18,576

For Biology

#43 in Europe
#4 in Sweden
#155 in the World
Enrollment
4,547
Founded
1977

For Biology

#44 in Europe
#9 in Germany
#156 in the World
Acceptance Rate
77%
Enrollment
46,429
Founded
1914

For Biology

#45 in Europe
#1 in Austria
#157 in the World
Enrollment
93,628
Founded
1365

For Biology

#46 in Europe
#4 in Italy
#158 in the World
Acceptance Rate
55%
Enrollment
79,999
Founded
1088

For Biology

#47 in Europe
#160 in the World
Acceptance Rate
63%
Enrollment
27,713
Founded
1575

For Biology

#48 in Europe
#1 in Norway
#164 in the World
Enrollment
26,650
Founded
1811

For Biology

#49 in Europe
#167 in the World
Acceptance Rate
14%
Enrollment
28,693
Founded
1881

For Biology

#50 in Europe
#3 in Belgium
#168 in the World
Enrollment
25,421
Founded
1817

For Biology

#51 in Europe
#169 in the World
Enrollment
12,811

For Biology

#52 in Europe
#173 in the World
Enrollment
17,500
Founded
1923

For Biology

#53 in Europe
#10 in Germany
#174 in the World
Enrollment
37,473
Male:Female
42:58
Founded
1965

For Biology

#54 in Europe
#11 in Germany
#177 in the World
Acceptance Rate
45%
Enrollment
38,878
Founded
1743

For Biology

#55 in Europe
#178 in the World
Acceptance Rate
21%
Enrollment
17,744

For Biology

#56 in Europe
#179 in the World
Acceptance Rate
14%
Enrollment
32,500
Founded
1905

For Biology

#57 in Europe
#180 in the World
Enrollment
37,500
Founded
1904

For Biology

#58 in Europe
#12 in Germany
#181 in the World
Acceptance Rate
35%
Enrollment
33,132
Founded
1946

For Biology

#59 in Europe
#5 in Italy
#182 in the World
Enrollment
45,000
Founded
1404

For Biology

#60 in Europe
#187 in the World
Acceptance Rate
20%
Enrollment
32,500
Founded
1997

For Biology

#61 in Europe
#6 in Italy
#191 in the World
Enrollment
45,000
Founded
1321

For Biology

#62 in Europe
#13 in Germany
#192 in the World
Enrollment
8,077
Founded
1710

For Biology

#63 in Europe
#14 in Germany
#199 in the World
Acceptance Rate
15%
Enrollment
33,000
Founded
1948

For Biology

#64 in Europe
#15 in Germany
#202 in the World
Acceptance Rate
20%
Enrollment
49,382
Male:Female
39:61
Founded
1388

For Biology

#65 in Europe
#16 in Germany
#205 in the World
Enrollment
43,957
Founded
1919

For Biology

#66 in Europe
#206 in the World
Acceptance Rate
5%
Enrollment
34,000
Founded
1614

For Biology

#67 in Europe
#3 in Denmark
#208 in the World
Acceptance Rate
45%
Enrollment
7,500
Founded
1829

For Biology

#68 in Europe
#213 in the World
Acceptance Rate
87%
Enrollment
27,500
Founded
1963

For Biology

#69 in Europe
#214 in the World
Enrollment
16,919

For Biology

#70 in Europe
#2 in Spain
#216 in the World
Acceptance Rate
77%
Enrollment
71,806
Founded
1508

For Biology

#71 in Europe
#5 in Sweden
#217 in the World
Enrollment
49,150
Founded
1891

For Biology

#72 in Europe
#17 in Germany
#220 in the World
Acceptance Rate
15%
Enrollment
44,692
Founded
1780

For Biology

#73 in Europe
#221 in the World
Enrollment
22,500
Founded
1880

For Biology

#74 in Europe
#18 in Germany
#222 in the World
Enrollment
25,277
Founded
1665

For Biology

#75 in Europe
#3 in Spain
#223 in the World
Acceptance Rate
75%
Enrollment
30,926

For Biology

#76 in Europe
#6 in Sweden
#225 in the World
Acceptance Rate
34%
Enrollment
34,237
Founded
1965

For Biology

#77 in Europe
#232 in the World
Enrollment
12,500
Founded
1495

For Biology

#78 in Europe
#19 in Germany
#234 in the World
Acceptance Rate
9%
Enrollment
27,727
Founded
1607

For Biology

#79 in Europe
#236 in the World
Acceptance Rate
72%
Enrollment
24,409
Male:Female
46:54
Founded
1957

For Biology

#80 in Europe
#20 in Germany
#237 in the World
Acceptance Rate
10%
Enrollment
24,758
Founded
1527

For Biology

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

For Biology

#82 in Europe
#242 in the World
Acceptance Rate
44%
Enrollment
22,500
Founded
1989

For Biology

#83 in Europe
#21 in Germany
#243 in the World
Acceptance Rate
18%
Enrollment
35,587
Founded
1809

For Biology

#84 in Europe
#22 in Germany
#244 in the World
Acceptance Rate
13%
Enrollment
10,747
Founded
1967

For Biology

#85 in Europe
#23 in Germany
#246 in the World
Enrollment
42,954
Founded
1962

For Biology

#86 in Europe
#7 in Italy
#249 in the World
Enrollment
78,324
Founded
1224

For Biology

#87 in Europe
#252 in the World
Acceptance Rate
84%
Enrollment
21,335
Founded
1952

For Biology

#88 in Europe
#4 in Belgium
#253 in the World
Enrollment
30,824
Founded
1425

For Biology

#89 in Europe
#7 in Sweden
#259 in the World
Acceptance Rate
24%
Enrollment
33,147
Founded
1878

For Biology

#90 in Europe
#5 in Belgium
#262 in the World
Enrollment
24,000
Founded
1834

For Biology

#91 in Europe
#266 in the World
Acceptance Rate
86%
Enrollment
17,500
Founded
1892

For Biology

#92 in Europe
#24 in Germany
#267 in the World
Enrollment
21,558
Founded
1962

For Biology

#93 in Europe
#1 in France
#269 in the World
Enrollment
49,000
Founded
1289

For Biology

#94 in Europe
#2 in France
#273 in the World
Enrollment
35,037
Founded
1150

For Biology

#95 in Europe
#2 in Ireland
#278 in the World
Acceptance Rate
20%
Enrollment
33,321
Founded
1854

For Biology

#96 in Europe
#279 in the World
Acceptance Rate
14%
Enrollment
27,278
Founded
1965

For Biology

#97 in Europe
#25 in Germany
#280 in the World
Acceptance Rate
10%
Enrollment
44,517
Founded
1870

For Biology

#98 in Europe
#3 in France
#282 in the World
Enrollment
2,400
Founded
1794

For Biology

#99 in Europe
#8 in Italy
#283 in the World
Enrollment
42,500
Founded
1924

For Biology

#100 in Europe
#286 in the World
Enrollment
17,500
Founded
1963