Best Universities for Paleontology in Europe

Below is the list of best universities in Europe ranked based on their research performance in Paleontology. A graph of 2.07M citations received by 55.4K academic papers made by 266 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.

  1. For Paleontology

    University of Cambridge logo
    Acceptance Rate
    21%
    Enrollment
    22,500
    Founded
    1209
  2. For Paleontology

    University of Oxford logo
    Acceptance Rate
    18%
    Enrollment
    27,500
    Founded
    1096
  3. For Paleontology

    Utrecht University logo
    Enrollment
    27,500
    Founded
    1636
  4. For Paleontology

    University of Bristol logo
    Acceptance Rate
    68%
    Enrollment
    23,590
    Founded
    1909
  5. For Paleontology

    University of Leeds logo
    Acceptance Rate
    76%
    Enrollment
    37,500
    Founded
    1904
  6. For Paleontology

    Royal Holloway, University of London logo
    Acceptance Rate
    17%
    Enrollment
    12,500
    Founded
    1849
  7. For Paleontology

    University College London logo
    Acceptance Rate
    63%
    Enrollment
    42,000
    Founded
    1826
  8. For Paleontology

    University of Copenhagen logo
    Acceptance Rate
    37%
    Enrollment
    37,500
    Founded
    1479
  9. For Paleontology

    University of Bergen logo
    Acceptance Rate
    29%
    Enrollment
    16,900
    Founded
    1946
  10. For Paleontology

    University of Tubingen logo
    Enrollment
    28,515
    Male:Female
    41:59
    Founded
    1477
  11. For Paleontology

    University of Liverpool logo
    Acceptance Rate
    14%
    Enrollment
    28,693
    Founded
    1881
  12. For Paleontology

    Durham University logo
    Acceptance Rate
    41%
    Enrollment
    17,707
    Founded
    1832
  13. For Paleontology

    Cardiff University logo
    Acceptance Rate
    73%
    Enrollment
    32,500
    Founded
    1997
  14. For Paleontology

    University of Edinburgh logo
    Acceptance Rate
    51%
    Enrollment
    32,500
    Founded
    1583
  15. For Paleontology

    University of Leicester logo
    Acceptance Rate
    72%
    Enrollment
    17,500
    Founded
    1957
  16. For Paleontology

    Complutense University of Madrid logo
    Acceptance Rate
    77%
    Enrollment
    71,806
    Founded
    1508
  17. For Paleontology

    University of Oslo logo
    Acceptance Rate
    5%
    Enrollment
    27,505
    Founded
    1811
  18. For Paleontology

    Uppsala University logo
    Acceptance Rate
    75%
    Enrollment
    32,500
    Founded
    1477
  19. For Paleontology

    University of Barcelona logo
    Acceptance Rate
    75%
    Enrollment
    63,617
  20. For Paleontology

    University of Granada logo
    Acceptance Rate
    65%
    Enrollment
    45,000
    Founded
    1531
  21. For Paleontology

    Free University Amsterdam logo
    Enrollment
    22,500
    Founded
    1880
  22. For Paleontology

    University of Birmingham logo
    Acceptance Rate
    74%
    Enrollment
    37,500
    Founded
    1900
  23. For Paleontology

    Lund University logo
    Acceptance Rate
    34%
    Enrollment
    40,000
    Founded
    1666
  24. For Paleontology

    Imperial College London logo
    Acceptance Rate
    15%
    Enrollment
    17,565
    Founded
    1907
  25. For Paleontology

    University of Montpellier logo
    Enrollment
    49,000
    Founded
    1289
  26. For Paleontology

    University of Bremen logo
    Acceptance Rate
    17%
    Enrollment
    19,234
    Founded
    1971
  27. For Paleontology

    University of Milan logo
    Acceptance Rate
    90%
    Enrollment
    45,000
    Founded
    1924
  28. For Paleontology

    Swiss Federal Institute of Technology Zurich logo
    Acceptance Rate
    27%
    Enrollment
    19,233
  29. For Paleontology

    Stockholm University logo
    Acceptance Rate
    24%
    Enrollment
    33,147
    Founded
    1878
  30. For Paleontology

    Moscow State University logo
    Acceptance Rate
    12%
    Enrollment
    27,500
    Founded
    1755
  31. For Paleontology

    University of Manchester logo
    Acceptance Rate
    59%
    Enrollment
    42,500
    Founded
    1824
  32. For Paleontology

    Pierre and Marie Curie University logo
    Acceptance Rate
    100%
    Enrollment
    35,037
    Founded
    1150
  33. For Paleontology

    University of Lausanne logo
    Enrollment
    15,868
  34. For Paleontology

    Kiel University logo
    Enrollment
    25,277
    Founded
    1665
  35. For Paleontology

    University of Saragossa logo
    Enrollment
    37,500
    Founded
    1542
  36. For Paleontology

    University of Sheffield logo
    Acceptance Rate
    85%
    Enrollment
    32,500
    Founded
    1905
  37. For Paleontology

    Free University of Berlin logo
    Acceptance Rate
    15%
    Enrollment
    33,000
    Founded
    1948
  38. For Paleontology

    Sapienza University of Rome logo
    Enrollment
    100,155
    Founded
    1303
  39. For Paleontology

    University of Vienna logo
    Enrollment
    93,628
    Founded
    1365
  40. For Paleontology

    University of Liege logo
    Enrollment
    17,000
    Founded
    1817
  41. For Paleontology

    University of Warsaw logo
    Acceptance Rate
    25%
    Enrollment
    42,700
    Founded
    1816
  42. For Paleontology

    University of Aberdeen logo
    Acceptance Rate
    78%
    Enrollment
    12,500
    Founded
    1495
  43. For Paleontology

    Aarhus University logo
    Enrollment
    37,500
    Founded
    1928
  44. For Paleontology

    Claude Bernard University Lyon 1 logo
    Enrollment
    38,002
    Founded
    1809
  45. For Paleontology

    University of Bologna logo
    Acceptance Rate
    55%
    Enrollment
    79,999
    Founded
    1088
  46. For Paleontology

    University of Plymouth logo
    Acceptance Rate
    85%
    Enrollment
    17,500
    Founded
    1992
  47. For Paleontology

    University of Bern logo
    Enrollment
    18,576
  48. For Paleontology

    University of Florence logo
    Enrollment
    45,000
    Founded
    1321
  49. For Paleontology

    University of Bordeaux logo
    Enrollment
    50,174
    Founded
    1441
  50. For Paleontology

    University of Munich logo
    Acceptance Rate
    55%
    Enrollment
    50,918
    Founded
    1472
  51. For Paleontology

    University of Erlangen Nuremberg logo
    Acceptance Rate
    45%
    Enrollment
    39,868
    Founded
    1743
  52. For Paleontology

    Ruhr University Bochum logo
    Enrollment
    42,425
    Founded
    1962
  53. For Paleontology

    University of Zurich logo
    Acceptance Rate
    19%
    Enrollment
    25,732
  54. For Paleontology

    University of Reading logo
    Acceptance Rate
    58%
    Enrollment
    17,500
    Founded
    1892
  55. For Paleontology

    University of Gottingen logo
    Enrollment
    31,619
    Founded
    1734
  56. For Paleontology

    Eotvos Lorand University logo
    Acceptance Rate
    20%
    Enrollment
    2,800
    Founded
    1635
  57. For Paleontology

    Aberystwyth University logo
    Acceptance Rate
    94%
    Enrollment
    7,500
    Founded
    1872
  58. For Paleontology

    University of Amsterdam logo
    Acceptance Rate
    4%
    Enrollment
    31,123
    Founded
    1632
  59. For Paleontology

    University of Glasgow logo
    Acceptance Rate
    70%
    Enrollment
    32,500
    Founded
    1451
  60. For Paleontology

    Autonomous University of Barcelona logo
    Acceptance Rate
    75%
    Enrollment
    26,467
  61. For Paleontology

    University of Padua logo
    Enrollment
    59,279
    Founded
    1222
  62. For Paleontology

    University of Southampton logo
    Acceptance Rate
    75%
    Enrollment
    21,335
    Founded
    1952
  63. For Paleontology

    Jagiellonian University logo
    Acceptance Rate
    35%
    Enrollment
    41,661
    Founded
    1364
  64. For Paleontology

    Ghent University logo
    Enrollment
    41,669
    Founded
    1817
  65. For Paleontology

    University of the Basque Country logo
    Enrollment
    42,500
  66. For Paleontology

    University of Geneva logo
    Acceptance Rate
    21%
    Enrollment
    17,744
  67. For Paleontology

    University of Cologne logo
    Enrollment
    49,382
    Founded
    1388
  68. For Paleontology

    Johannes Gutenberg University Mainz logo
    Enrollment
    33,132
    Founded
    1946
  69. For Paleontology

    Normal Superior School logo
    Enrollment
    2,400
    Founded
    1794
  70. For Paleontology

    University of Portsmouth logo
    Acceptance Rate
    90%
    Enrollment
    27,500
    Founded
    1992
  71. For Paleontology

    University College Dublin logo
    Acceptance Rate
    25%
    Enrollment
    32,500
    Founded
    1854
  72. For Paleontology

    University of Bonn logo
    Enrollment
    38,043
    Founded
    1818
  73. For Paleontology

    University of St Andrews logo
    Acceptance Rate
    9%
    Enrollment
    12,500
    Founded
    1413
  74. For Paleontology

    University of Potsdam logo
    Acceptance Rate
    65%
    Enrollment
    20,878
    Founded
    1991
  75. For Paleontology

    University of Hamburg logo
    Enrollment
    42,023
    Founded
    1919
  76. For Paleontology

    University of London logo
    Acceptance Rate
    63%
    Enrollment
    170,000
    Founded
    1836
  77. For Paleontology

    Newcastle University logo
    Acceptance Rate
    87%
    Enrollment
    27,500
    Founded
    1963
  78. For Paleontology

    Goethe University of Frankfurt am Main logo
    Enrollment
    46,429
    Founded
    1914
  79. For Paleontology

    University of Burgundy logo
    Enrollment
    34,169
    Founded
    1722
  80. For Paleontology

    University of Aix-Marseilles logo
    Enrollment
    63,948
    Founded
    2012
  81. For Paleontology

    University of Pisa logo
    Acceptance Rate
    25%
    Enrollment
    49,108
    Founded
    1343
  82. For Paleontology

    University of Basel logo
    Enrollment
    12,811
  83. For Paleontology

    University of Parma logo
    Enrollment
    28,791
    Founded
    1117
  84. For Paleontology

    Trinity College Dublin, University of Dublin logo
    Acceptance Rate
    34%
    Enrollment
    17,500
    Founded
    1592
  85. For Paleontology

    University of Munster logo
    Acceptance Rate
    15%
    Enrollment
    44,692
    Founded
    1780
  86. For Paleontology

    Paris-Sud University logo
    Acceptance Rate
    100%
    Enrollment
    31,400
    Founded
    2014
  87. For Paleontology

    Birkbeck, University of London logo
    Enrollment
    12,500
    Founded
    1823
  88. For Paleontology

    UiT The Arctic University of Norway logo
    Acceptance Rate
    5%
    Enrollment
    8,500
    Founded
    1968
  89. For Paleontology

    University of Ferrara logo
    Enrollment
    22,800
    Founded
    1391
  90. For Paleontology

    Humboldt University of Berlin logo
    Enrollment
    35,587
    Founded
    1809
  91. For Paleontology

    University of Salamanca logo
    Enrollment
    27,500
    Founded
    1218
  92. For Paleontology

    University of Wurzburg logo
    Enrollment
    28,878
    Male:Female
    41:59
    Founded
    1402
  93. For Paleontology

    Queen's University Belfast logo
    Acceptance Rate
    35%
    Enrollment
    22,500
    Founded
    1849
  94. For Paleontology

    University of East Anglia logo
    Acceptance Rate
    81%
    Enrollment
    17,500
    Founded
    1963
  95. For Paleontology

    Catholic University of Leuven logo
    Acceptance Rate
    100%
    Enrollment
    45,000
    Founded
    1425
  96. For Paleontology

    Keele University logo
    Enrollment
    12,500
    Founded
    1962
  97. For Paleontology

    University of Poitiers logo
    Enrollment
    25,078
    Founded
    1431
  98. For Paleontology

    University of Fribourg logo
    Enrollment
    10,366
  99. For Paleontology

    University of Orleans logo
    Acceptance Rate
    58%
    Enrollment
    16,629
    Founded
    1962
  100. For Paleontology

    University of Oviedo logo
    Acceptance Rate
    85%
    Enrollment
    22,500
    Founded
    1604