Best Universities for Software Engineering in Europe

Below is the list of best universities in Europe ranked based on their research performance in Software Engineering. A graph of 1.06M citations received by 45.5K academic papers made by 362 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 Software Engineering

#1 in Europe
#3 in the World
Enrollment
7,500
Founded
1956

For Software Engineering

#2 in Europe
#9 in the World
Enrollment
17,500
Founded
1963

For Software Engineering

#3 in Europe
#1 in Austria
#10 in the World
Enrollment
29,341
Founded
1872

For Software Engineering

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

For Software Engineering

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

For Software Engineering

#6 in Europe
#17 in the World
Enrollment
12,500
Founded
1961

For Software Engineering

#7 in Europe
#1 in Germany
#19 in the World
Acceptance Rate
8%
Enrollment
44,000
Male:Female
63:37
Founded
1868

For Software Engineering

#8 in Europe
#20 in the World
Acceptance Rate
65%
Enrollment
24,703
Founded
1842

For Software Engineering

#9 in Europe
#2 in Germany
#22 in the World
Acceptance Rate
25%
Enrollment
23,321
Founded
2009

For Software Engineering

#10 in Europe
#3 in Germany
#27 in the World
Acceptance Rate
71%
Enrollment
26,457
Founded
1829

For Software Engineering

#11 in Europe
#28 in the World
Enrollment
42,500
Founded
1824

For Software Engineering

#12 in Europe
#29 in the World
Acceptance Rate
4%
Enrollment
27,500
Founded
1636

For Software Engineering

#13 in Europe
#1 in Spain
#31 in the World
Enrollment
37,500
Founded
1971

For Software Engineering

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

For Software Engineering

#15 in Europe
#34 in the World
Enrollment
42,000
Founded
1826

For Software Engineering

#16 in Europe
#4 in Germany
#35 in the World
Acceptance Rate
10%
Enrollment
44,517
Founded
1870

For Software Engineering

#17 in Europe
#36 in the World
Acceptance Rate
21%
Enrollment
22,500
Founded
1209

For Software Engineering

#18 in Europe
#41 in the World
Acceptance Rate
84%
Enrollment
21,335
Founded
1952

For Software Engineering

#19 in Europe
#1 in Sweden
#43 in the World
Acceptance Rate
81%
Enrollment
5,400
Founded
1989

For Software Engineering

#20 in Europe
#1 in Belgium
#46 in the World
Enrollment
62,693
Founded
1425

For Software Engineering

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

For Software Engineering

#22 in Europe
#49 in the World
Acceptance Rate
5%
Enrollment
31,123
Founded
1632

For Software Engineering

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

For Software Engineering

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

For Software Engineering

#25 in Europe
#56 in the World
Enrollment
22,500
Founded
1880

For Software Engineering

#26 in Europe
#57 in the World
Acceptance Rate
41%
Enrollment
19,520
Founded
1832

For Software Engineering

#27 in Europe
#5 in Germany
#58 in the World
Acceptance Rate
50%
Enrollment
20,316
Founded
1972

For Software Engineering

#28 in Europe
#59 in the World
Enrollment
11,449

For Software Engineering

#29 in Europe
#2 in Belgium
#63 in the World
Enrollment
30,824
Founded
1425

For Software Engineering

#30 in Europe
#2 in Austria
#64 in the World
Enrollment
20,544
Founded
1966

For Software Engineering

#31 in Europe
#6 in Germany
#67 in the World
Acceptance Rate
29%
Enrollment
25,840
Founded
1877

For Software Engineering

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

For Software Engineering

#33 in Europe
#72 in the World
Acceptance Rate
19%
Enrollment
25,732

For Software Engineering

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

For Software Engineering

#35 in Europe
#2 in Spain
#77 in the World
Acceptance Rate
75%
Enrollment
27,500
Founded
1982

For Software Engineering

#36 in Europe
#3 in Belgium
#78 in the World
Acceptance Rate
25%
Enrollment
11,101
Founded
1970

For Software Engineering

#37 in Europe
#79 in the World
Acceptance Rate
5%
Enrollment
34,000
Founded
1614

For Software Engineering

#38 in Europe
#81 in the World
Acceptance Rate
14%
Enrollment
32,500
Founded
1905

For Software Engineering

#39 in Europe
#3 in Austria
#82 in the World
Enrollment
93,628
Founded
1365

For Software Engineering

#40 in Europe
#83 in the World
Enrollment
18,576

For Software Engineering

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

For Software Engineering

#42 in Europe
#7 in Germany
#88 in the World
Acceptance Rate
13%
Enrollment
10,747
Founded
1967

For Software Engineering

#43 in Europe
#4 in Spain
#90 in the World
Acceptance Rate
77%
Enrollment
71,806
Founded
1508

For Software Engineering

#44 in Europe
#91 in the World
Enrollment
12,500
Founded
1962

For Software Engineering

#45 in Europe
#95 in the World
Enrollment
3,017

For Software Engineering

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

For Software Engineering

#47 in Europe
#1 in Ireland
#98 in the World
Acceptance Rate
70%
Enrollment
12,500
Founded
1972

For Software Engineering

#48 in Europe
#3 in Sweden
#101 in the World
Acceptance Rate
85%
Enrollment
10,300
Founded
1829

For Software Engineering

#49 in Europe
#8 in Germany
#102 in the World
Enrollment
31,517
Founded
1828

For Software Engineering

#50 in Europe
#5 in Spain
#104 in the World
Acceptance Rate
75%
Enrollment
45,000
Founded
1505

For Software Engineering

#51 in Europe
#107 in the World
Acceptance Rate
12%
Enrollment
22,500
Founded
1966

For Software Engineering

#52 in Europe
#108 in the World
Enrollment
17,500
Founded
1965

For Software Engineering

#53 in Europe
#9 in Germany
#114 in the World
Enrollment
14,427
Founded
1993

For Software Engineering

#54 in Europe
#10 in Germany
#115 in the World
Acceptance Rate
55%
Enrollment
50,918
Founded
1472

For Software Engineering

#55 in Europe
#11 in Germany
#116 in the World
Enrollment
43,281
Founded
2003

For Software Engineering

#56 in Europe
#4 in Sweden
#117 in the World
Acceptance Rate
45%
Enrollment
12,500
Founded
1827

For Software Engineering

#57 in Europe
#3 in Italy
#118 in the World
Acceptance Rate
55%
Enrollment
16,239
Founded
1962

For Software Engineering

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

For Software Engineering

#59 in Europe
#12 in Germany
#120 in the World
Acceptance Rate
52%
Enrollment
33,577
Founded
1946

For Software Engineering

#60 in Europe
#4 in Italy
#126 in the World
Enrollment
4,500
Founded
1998

For Software Engineering

#61 in Europe
#5 in Italy
#129 in the World
Enrollment
32,500
Founded
1859

For Software Engineering

#62 in Europe
#13 in Germany
#130 in the World
Enrollment
14,493
Male:Female
60:40
Founded
1970

For Software Engineering

#63 in Europe
#6 in Spain
#131 in the World
Acceptance Rate
75%
Enrollment
22,397

For Software Engineering

#64 in Europe
#14 in Germany
#132 in the World
Acceptance Rate
35%
Enrollment
16,680
Founded
1948

For Software Engineering

#65 in Europe
#15 in Germany
#137 in the World
Enrollment
43,957
Founded
1919

For Software Engineering

#66 in Europe
#1 in France
#138 in the World
Enrollment
2,400
Founded
1794

For Software Engineering

#67 in Europe
#1 in Denmark
#140 in the World
Enrollment
33,020
Founded
1928

For Software Engineering

#68 in Europe
#5 in Sweden
#142 in the World
Acceptance Rate
35%
Enrollment
16,000
Founded
1977

For Software Engineering

#69 in Europe
#6 in Italy
#143 in the World
Acceptance Rate
65%
Enrollment
3,886
Founded
1997

For Software Engineering

#70 in Europe
#16 in Germany
#145 in the World
Enrollment
11,800
Founded
1907

For Software Engineering

#71 in Europe
#7 in Spain
#146 in the World
Acceptance Rate
75%
Enrollment
36,054
Founded
1972

For Software Engineering

#72 in Europe
#7 in Italy
#155 in the World
Enrollment
65,234
Founded
1924

For Software Engineering

#73 in Europe
#8 in Italy
#156 in the World
Enrollment
17,500
Founded
1596

For Software Engineering

#74 in Europe
#158 in the World
Acceptance Rate
68%
Enrollment
17,500
Founded
1966

For Software Engineering

#75 in Europe
#162 in the World
Acceptance Rate
13%
Enrollment
32,500
Founded
1829

For Software Engineering

#76 in Europe
#6 in Sweden
#164 in the World
Acceptance Rate
43%
Enrollment
32,000
Founded
1975

For Software Engineering

#77 in Europe
#1 in Luxembourg
#165 in the World
Enrollment
5,500
Founded
2003

For Software Engineering

#78 in Europe
#168 in the World
Acceptance Rate
65%
Enrollment
12,500
Founded
1966

For Software Engineering

#79 in Europe
#17 in Germany
#169 in the World
Acceptance Rate
45%
Enrollment
38,878
Founded
1743

For Software Engineering

#80 in Europe
#1 in Portugal
#173 in the World
Enrollment
19,077
Founded
1973

For Software Engineering

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

For Software Engineering

#82 in Europe
#18 in Germany
#175 in the World
Enrollment
19,234
Founded
1971

For Software Engineering

#83 in Europe
#4 in Belgium
#176 in the World
Enrollment
12,500
Founded
2003

For Software Engineering

#84 in Europe
#19 in Germany
#178 in the World
Acceptance Rate
45%
Enrollment
20,037
Founded
1745

For Software Engineering

#85 in Europe
#9 in Italy
#179 in the World
Enrollment
100,155
Founded
1303

For Software Engineering

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

For Software Engineering

#87 in Europe
#20 in Germany
#182 in the World
Enrollment
20,878
Founded
1991

For Software Engineering

#88 in Europe
#185 in the World
Acceptance Rate
14%
Enrollment
28,693
Founded
1881

For Software Engineering

#89 in Europe
#186 in the World
Acceptance Rate
42%
Enrollment
22,500
Founded
1964

For Software Engineering

#90 in Europe
#21 in Germany
#187 in the World
Acceptance Rate
10%
Enrollment
31,088
Founded
1409

For Software Engineering

#91 in Europe
#10 in Italy
#188 in the World
Acceptance Rate
25%
Enrollment
49,108
Founded
1343

For Software Engineering

#92 in Europe
#5 in Belgium
#191 in the World
Enrollment
41,669
Founded
1817

For Software Engineering

#93 in Europe
#1 in Finland
#194 in the World
Acceptance Rate
20%
Enrollment
2,900
Founded
1958

For Software Engineering

#94 in Europe
#196 in the World
Acceptance Rate
65%
Enrollment
17,378
Founded
1927

For Software Engineering

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

For Software Engineering

#96 in Europe
#8 in Spain
#200 in the World
Acceptance Rate
65%
Enrollment
45,000
Founded
1996

For Software Engineering

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

For Software Engineering

#98 in Europe
#2 in Denmark
#202 in the World
Enrollment
20,353
Founded
1974

For Software Engineering

#99 in Europe
#2 in France
#203 in the World
Enrollment
55,000
Founded
1339

For Software Engineering

#100 in Europe
#9 in Spain
#204 in the World
Acceptance Rate
75%
Enrollment
12,779
Founded
1952