Best Universities for Game Design and Development in Europe

Below is the list of best universities in Europe ranked based on their research performance in Game Design and Development. A graph of 465K citations received by 21.2K academic papers made by 254 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 Game Design and Development

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

For Game Design and Development

#2 in Europe
#16 in the World
Acceptance Rate
11%
Enrollment
32,500
Founded
1948

For Game Design and Development

#3 in Europe
#17 in the World
Enrollment
11,449

For Game Design and Development

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

For Game Design and Development

#5 in Europe
#25 in the World
Acceptance Rate
65%
Enrollment
24,703
Founded
1842

For Game Design and Development

#6 in Europe
#1 in Spain
#39 in the World
Acceptance Rate
75%
Enrollment
64,236

For Game Design and Development

#7 in Europe
#1 in Denmark
#40 in the World
Acceptance Rate
45%
Enrollment
2,500
Founded
1999

For Game Design and Development

#8 in Europe
#44 in the World
Enrollment
7,500
Founded
1956

For Game Design and Development

#9 in Europe
#45 in the World
Acceptance Rate
5%
Enrollment
31,123
Founded
1632

For Game Design and Development

#10 in Europe
#50 in the World
Acceptance Rate
15%
Enrollment
32,500
Founded
1992

For Game Design and Development

#11 in Europe
#54 in the World
Acceptance Rate
27%
Enrollment
23,420

For Game Design and Development

#12 in Europe
#1 in Finland
#55 in the World
Acceptance Rate
5%
Enrollment
30,000
Founded
1925

For Game Design and Development

#13 in Europe
#1 in Austria
#56 in the World
Enrollment
16,436
Founded
1874

For Game Design and Development

#14 in Europe
#57 in the World
Enrollment
12,500
Founded
1961

For Game Design and Development

#15 in Europe
#1 in Germany
#60 in the World
Acceptance Rate
10%
Enrollment
44,517
Founded
1870

For Game Design and Development

#16 in Europe
#2 in Germany
#63 in the World
Enrollment
43,957
Founded
1919

For Game Design and Development

#17 in Europe
#2 in Austria
#68 in the World
Enrollment
29,341
Founded
1872

For Game Design and Development

#18 in Europe
#1 in Belgium
#71 in the World
Enrollment
62,693
Founded
1425

For Game Design and Development

#19 in Europe
#74 in the World
Acceptance Rate
4%
Enrollment
27,500
Founded
1636

For Game Design and Development

#20 in Europe
#77 in the World
Enrollment
42,500
Founded
1824

For Game Design and Development

#21 in Europe
#3 in Germany
#79 in the World
Acceptance Rate
55%
Enrollment
50,918
Founded
1472

For Game Design and Development

#22 in Europe
#1 in Italy
#83 in the World
Enrollment
43,965
Male:Female
66:34
Founded
1863

For Game Design and Development

#23 in Europe
#2 in Spain
#86 in the World
Acceptance Rate
29%
Enrollment
30,317
Founded
1968

For Game Design and Development

#24 in Europe
#2 in Finland
#89 in the World
Acceptance Rate
15%
Enrollment
11,440
Founded
2010

For Game Design and Development

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

For Game Design and Development

#26 in Europe
#2 in Denmark
#96 in the World
Acceptance Rate
37%
Enrollment
37,500
Founded
1479

For Game Design and Development

#27 in Europe
#3 in Denmark
#104 in the World
Enrollment
20,353
Founded
1974

For Game Design and Development

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

For Game Design and Development

#29 in Europe
#109 in the World
Enrollment
17,500
Founded
1964

For Game Design and Development

#30 in Europe
#120 in the World
Enrollment
32,500
Founded
1451

For Game Design and Development

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

For Game Design and Development

#32 in Europe
#122 in the World
Acceptance Rate
19%
Enrollment
12,500
Founded
1964

For Game Design and Development

#33 in Europe
#123 in the World
Acceptance Rate
32%
Enrollment
22,980
Founded
1992

For Game Design and Development

#34 in Europe
#6 in Germany
#127 in the World
Acceptance Rate
15%
Enrollment
44,692
Founded
1780

For Game Design and Development

#35 in Europe
#1 in Norway
#128 in the World
Acceptance Rate
39%
Enrollment
42,031
Founded
1996

For Game Design and Development

#36 in Europe
#130 in the World
Acceptance Rate
19%
Enrollment
25,732

For Game Design and Development

#37 in Europe
#132 in the World
Acceptance Rate
44%
Enrollment
22,500
Founded
1989

For Game Design and Development

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

For Game Design and Development

#39 in Europe
#137 in the World
Acceptance Rate
51%
Enrollment
32,500
Founded
1583

For Game Design and Development

#40 in Europe
#139 in the World
Enrollment
22,500
Founded
1880

For Game Design and Development

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

For Game Design and Development

#42 in Europe
#7 in Germany
#141 in the World
Acceptance Rate
29%
Enrollment
25,840
Founded
1877

For Game Design and Development

#43 in Europe
#147 in the World
Acceptance Rate
81%
Enrollment
22,500
Founded
1968

For Game Design and Development

#44 in Europe
#148 in the World
Acceptance Rate
86%
Enrollment
17,500
Founded
1892

For Game Design and Development

#45 in Europe
#149 in the World
Acceptance Rate
21%
Enrollment
17,744

For Game Design and Development

#46 in Europe
#8 in Germany
#154 in the World
Enrollment
43,281
Founded
2003

For Game Design and Development

#47 in Europe
#155 in the World
Enrollment
30,732
Founded
1992

For Game Design and Development

#48 in Europe
#156 in the World
Acceptance Rate
31%
Enrollment
17,500
Founded
1992

For Game Design and Development

#49 in Europe
#157 in the World
Enrollment
17,500
Founded
1963

For Game Design and Development

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

For Game Design and Development

#51 in Europe
#161 in the World
Acceptance Rate
21%
Enrollment
22,500
Founded
1209

For Game Design and Development

#52 in Europe
#164 in the World
Enrollment
37,500
Founded
1900

For Game Design and Development

#53 in Europe
#165 in the World
Acceptance Rate
5%
Enrollment
22,500
Founded
1967

For Game Design and Development

#54 in Europe
#2 in Italy
#168 in the World
Acceptance Rate
25%
Enrollment
1,500
Founded
1987

For Game Design and Development

#55 in Europe
#169 in the World
Acceptance Rate
68%
Enrollment
17,500
Founded
1966

For Game Design and Development

#56 in Europe
#170 in the World
Acceptance Rate
13%
Enrollment
32,500
Founded
1829

For Game Design and Development

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

For Game Design and Development

#58 in Europe
#1 in Greece
#174 in the World
Enrollment
70,461
Founded
1837

For Game Design and Development

#59 in Europe
#4 in Spain
#175 in the World
Acceptance Rate
75%
Enrollment
15,801

For Game Design and Development

#60 in Europe
#1 in Sweden
#176 in the World
Acceptance Rate
85%
Enrollment
10,300
Founded
1829

For Game Design and Development

#61 in Europe
#177 in the World
Enrollment
170,000
Founded
1836

For Game Design and Development

#62 in Europe
#3 in Italy
#178 in the World
Enrollment
36,728
Founded
1481

For Game Design and Development

#63 in Europe
#4 in Italy
#179 in the World
Enrollment
65,234
Founded
1924

For Game Design and Development

#64 in Europe
#181 in the World
Acceptance Rate
65%
Enrollment
17,378
Founded
1927

For Game Design and Development

#65 in Europe
#2 in Greece
#184 in the World
Enrollment
74
Founded
1925

For Game Design and Development

#66 in Europe
#3 in Ireland
#190 in the World
Acceptance Rate
20%
Enrollment
12,500
Founded
1989

For Game Design and Development

#67 in Europe
#5 in Italy
#191 in the World
Acceptance Rate
66%
Enrollment
42,500
Founded
1921

For Game Design and Development

#68 in Europe
#9 in Germany
#193 in the World
Enrollment
19,234
Founded
1971

For Game Design and Development

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

For Game Design and Development

#70 in Europe
#10 in Germany
#197 in the World
Acceptance Rate
13%
Enrollment
10,747
Founded
1967

For Game Design and Development

#71 in Europe
#199 in the World
Enrollment
14,293
Founded
1992

For Game Design and Development

#72 in Europe
#200 in the World
Enrollment
37,500
Founded
1904

For Game Design and Development

#73 in Europe
#203 in the World
Enrollment
22,500
Founded
1913

For Game Design and Development

#74 in Europe
#4 in Denmark
#205 in the World
Enrollment
33,020
Founded
1928

For Game Design and Development

#75 in Europe
#2 in Sweden
#206 in the World
Acceptance Rate
45%
Enrollment
12,500
Founded
1827

For Game Design and Development

#76 in Europe
#208 in the World
Acceptance Rate
14%
Enrollment
27,278
Founded
1965

For Game Design and Development

#77 in Europe
#3 in Finland
#211 in the World
Acceptance Rate
20%
Enrollment
2,900
Founded
1958

For Game Design and Development

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

For Game Design and Development

#79 in Europe
#3 in Austria
#214 in the World
Enrollment
93,628
Founded
1365

For Game Design and Development

#80 in Europe
#5 in Spain
#215 in the World
Enrollment
37,500
Founded
1971

For Game Design and Development

#81 in Europe
#3 in Greece
#216 in the World
Enrollment
21,000
Founded
1964

For Game Design and Development

#82 in Europe
#219 in the World
Enrollment
22,500
Founded
1992

For Game Design and Development

#83 in Europe
#6 in Spain
#221 in the World
Acceptance Rate
55%
Enrollment
58,390

For Game Design and Development

#84 in Europe
#236 in the World
Enrollment
12,500
Founded
1966

For Game Design and Development

#85 in Europe
#238 in the World
Acceptance Rate
65%
Enrollment
12,500
Founded
1966

For Game Design and Development

#86 in Europe
#11 in Germany
#240 in the World
Acceptance Rate
8%
Enrollment
28,515
Male:Female
41:59
Founded
1477

For Game Design and Development

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

For Game Design and Development

#88 in Europe
#7 in Spain
#243 in the World
Acceptance Rate
80%
Enrollment
11,735

For Game Design and Development

#89 in Europe
#12 in Germany
#246 in the World
Acceptance Rate
71%
Enrollment
26,457
Founded
1829

For Game Design and Development

#90 in Europe
#1 in Portugal
#248 in the World
Acceptance Rate
59%
Enrollment
29,178
Founded
1911

For Game Design and Development

#91 in Europe
#13 in Germany
#249 in the World
Enrollment
31,517
Founded
1828

For Game Design and Development

#92 in Europe
#254 in the World
Acceptance Rate
84%
Enrollment
21,335
Founded
1952

For Game Design and Development

#93 in Europe
#255 in the World
Acceptance Rate
35%
Enrollment
22,500
Founded
1849

For Game Design and Development

#94 in Europe
#8 in Spain
#256 in the World
Acceptance Rate
75%
Enrollment
22,397

For Game Design and Development

#95 in Europe
#14 in Germany
#257 in the World
Acceptance Rate
80%
Enrollment
25,015
Founded
1969

For Game Design and Development

#96 in Europe
#1 in Poland
#259 in the World
Acceptance Rate
25%
Enrollment
15,903
Male:Female
67:33
Founded
1919

For Game Design and Development

#97 in Europe
#6 in Italy
#261 in the World
Acceptance Rate
55%
Enrollment
79,999
Founded
1088

For Game Design and Development

#98 in Europe
#9 in Spain
#262 in the World
Enrollment
45,000
Founded
1531

For Game Design and Development

#99 in Europe
#7 in Italy
#263 in the World
Enrollment
62,876
Founded
1222

For Game Design and Development

#100 in Europe
#265 in the World
Acceptance Rate
12%
Enrollment
22,500
Founded
1966