Best Universities for Development Studies in Europe

Below is the list of best universities in Europe ranked based on their research performance in Development Studies. A graph of 2.3M citations received by 79.5K academic papers made by 381 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 Development Studies

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

For Development Studies

#2 in Europe
#3 in the World
Acceptance Rate
9%
Enrollment
12,500
Founded
1895

For Development Studies

#3 in Europe
#6 in the World
Enrollment
170,000
Founded
1836

For Development Studies

#4 in Europe
#12 in the World
Enrollment
42,500
Founded
1824

For Development Studies

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

For Development Studies

#6 in Europe
#14 in the World
Enrollment
42,000
Founded
1826

For Development Studies

#7 in Europe
#18 in the World
Acceptance Rate
21%
Enrollment
22,500
Founded
1209

For Development Studies

#8 in Europe
#33 in the World
Acceptance Rate
5%
Enrollment
31,123
Founded
1632

For Development Studies

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

For Development Studies

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

For Development Studies

#11 in Europe
#48 in the World
Acceptance Rate
20%
Enrollment
32,500
Founded
1997

For Development Studies

#12 in Europe
#50 in the World
Enrollment
22,500
Founded
1913

For Development Studies

#13 in Europe
#53 in the World
Enrollment
37,500
Founded
1904

For Development Studies

#14 in Europe
#54 in the World
Enrollment
37,500
Founded
1900

For Development Studies

#15 in Europe
#55 in the World
Acceptance Rate
14%
Enrollment
32,500
Founded
1905

For Development Studies

#16 in Europe
#59 in the World
Acceptance Rate
13%
Enrollment
32,500
Founded
1829

For Development Studies

#17 in Europe
#61 in the World
Acceptance Rate
14%
Enrollment
27,278
Founded
1965

For Development Studies

#18 in Europe
#63 in the World
Enrollment
32,500
Founded
1451

For Development Studies

#19 in Europe
#64 in the World
Enrollment
12,819
Founded
1918

For Development Studies

#20 in Europe
#67 in the World
Acceptance Rate
41%
Enrollment
19,520
Founded
1832

For Development Studies

#21 in Europe
#73 in the World
Acceptance Rate
4%
Enrollment
27,500
Founded
1636

For Development Studies

#22 in Europe
#74 in the World
Acceptance Rate
11%
Enrollment
32,500
Founded
1948

For Development Studies

#23 in Europe
#75 in the World
Enrollment
17,500
Founded
1963

For Development Studies

#24 in Europe
#1 in Norway
#78 in the World
Enrollment
26,650
Founded
1811

For Development Studies

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

For Development Studies

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

For Development Studies

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

For Development Studies

#28 in Europe
#1 in Belgium
#90 in the World
Enrollment
62,693
Founded
1425

For Development Studies

#29 in Europe
#1 in Sweden
#92 in the World
Acceptance Rate
24%
Enrollment
33,147
Founded
1878

For Development Studies

#30 in Europe
#1 in Spain
#93 in the World
Acceptance Rate
75%
Enrollment
30,926

For Development Studies

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

For Development Studies

#32 in Europe
#95 in the World
Acceptance Rate
14%
Enrollment
28,693
Founded
1881

For Development Studies

#33 in Europe
#96 in the World
Acceptance Rate
15%
Enrollment
17,565
Founded
1907

For Development Studies

#34 in Europe
#3 in Sweden
#104 in the World
Enrollment
49,150
Founded
1891

For Development Studies

#35 in Europe
#105 in the World
Enrollment
8,200
Founded
1916

For Development Studies

#36 in Europe
#114 in the World
Acceptance Rate
19%
Enrollment
12,500
Founded
1964

For Development Studies

#37 in Europe
#116 in the World
Acceptance Rate
86%
Enrollment
17,500
Founded
1892

For Development Studies

#38 in Europe
#117 in the World
Acceptance Rate
84%
Enrollment
21,335
Founded
1952

For Development Studies

#39 in Europe
#1 in Russia
#120 in the World
Acceptance Rate
19%
Enrollment
32,500
Founded
1992

For Development Studies

#40 in Europe
#1 in Ireland
#148 in the World
Acceptance Rate
20%
Enrollment
33,321
Founded
1854

For Development Studies

#41 in Europe
#4 in Sweden
#150 in the World
Acceptance Rate
75%
Enrollment
32,500
Founded
1477

For Development Studies

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

For Development Studies

#43 in Europe
#157 in the World
Acceptance Rate
65%
Enrollment
24,703
Founded
1842

For Development Studies

#44 in Europe
#159 in the World
Enrollment
18,000
Founded
1976

For Development Studies

#45 in Europe
#162 in the World
Enrollment
17,500
Founded
1965

For Development Studies

#46 in Europe
#164 in the World
Enrollment
17,500
Founded
1964

For Development Studies

#47 in Europe
#166 in the World
Enrollment
12,500
Founded
1495

For Development Studies

#48 in Europe
#170 in the World
Enrollment
27,500
Founded
1955

For Development Studies

#49 in Europe
#176 in the World
Enrollment
17,500
Founded
1923

For Development Studies

#50 in Europe
#178 in the World
Acceptance Rate
65%
Enrollment
16,900
Founded
1966

For Development Studies

#51 in Europe
#181 in the World
Enrollment
22,500
Founded
1880

For Development Studies

#52 in Europe
#5 in Sweden
#190 in the World
Acceptance Rate
34%
Enrollment
34,237
Founded
1965

For Development Studies

#53 in Europe
#2 in Denmark
#193 in the World
Enrollment
33,020
Founded
1928

For Development Studies

#54 in Europe
#2 in Norway
#195 in the World
Acceptance Rate
39%
Enrollment
42,031
Founded
1996

For Development Studies

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

For Development Studies

#56 in Europe
#197 in the World
Acceptance Rate
19%
Enrollment
25,732

For Development Studies

#57 in Europe
#200 in the World
Acceptance Rate
42%
Enrollment
22,500
Founded
1964

For Development Studies

#58 in Europe
#203 in the World
Acceptance Rate
44%
Enrollment
22,500
Founded
1989

For Development Studies

#59 in Europe
#2 in Belgium
#204 in the World
Enrollment
41,669
Founded
1817

For Development Studies

#60 in Europe
#3 in Belgium
#205 in the World
Enrollment
25,421
Founded
1817

For Development Studies

#61 in Europe
#1 in Germany
#209 in the World
Enrollment
31,619
Founded
1734

For Development Studies

#62 in Europe
#210 in the World
Acceptance Rate
5%
Enrollment
34,000
Founded
1614

For Development Studies

#63 in Europe
#211 in the World
Acceptance Rate
65%
Enrollment
17,378
Founded
1927

For Development Studies

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

For Development Studies

#65 in Europe
#2 in Spain
#219 in the World
Acceptance Rate
75%
Enrollment
64,236

For Development Studies

#66 in Europe
#1 in Italy
#222 in the World
Acceptance Rate
38%
Enrollment
12,500
Founded
1902

For Development Studies

#67 in Europe
#4 in Belgium
#224 in the World
Enrollment
12,500
Founded
2003

For Development Studies

#68 in Europe
#225 in the World
Enrollment
12,500
Founded
1962

For Development Studies

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

For Development Studies

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

For Development Studies

#71 in Europe
#231 in the World
Acceptance Rate
63%
Enrollment
27,713
Founded
1575

For Development Studies

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

For Development Studies

#73 in Europe
#6 in Sweden
#242 in the World
Enrollment
6,000
Founded
1861

For Development Studies

#74 in Europe
#244 in the World
Acceptance Rate
35%
Enrollment
22,500
Founded
1849

For Development Studies

#75 in Europe
#3 in Denmark
#246 in the World
Enrollment
20,353
Founded
1974

For Development Studies

#76 in Europe
#247 in the World
Acceptance Rate
81%
Enrollment
22,500
Founded
1968

For Development Studies

#77 in Europe
#257 in the World
Enrollment
27,500
Founded
1992

For Development Studies

#78 in Europe
#2 in Germany
#259 in the World
Acceptance Rate
15%
Enrollment
33,000
Founded
1948

For Development Studies

#79 in Europe
#265 in the World
Acceptance Rate
65%
Enrollment
12,500
Founded
1966

For Development Studies

#80 in Europe
#2 in Italy
#271 in the World
Enrollment
65,234
Founded
1924

For Development Studies

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

For Development Studies

#82 in Europe
#5 in Belgium
#274 in the World
Acceptance Rate
25%
Enrollment
11,101
Founded
1970

For Development Studies

#83 in Europe
#275 in the World
Acceptance Rate
52%
Enrollment
9,500
Founded
1966

For Development Studies

#84 in Europe
#3 in Norway
#279 in the World
Acceptance Rate
29%
Enrollment
16,900
Founded
1946

For Development Studies

#85 in Europe
#280 in the World
Acceptance Rate
79%
Enrollment
17,500
Founded
1954

For Development Studies

#86 in Europe
#281 in the World
Enrollment
30,732
Founded
1992

For Development Studies

#87 in Europe
#1 in Austria
#284 in the World
Enrollment
93,628
Founded
1365

For Development Studies

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

For Development Studies

#89 in Europe
#1 in France
#288 in the World
Enrollment
2,400
Founded
1794

For Development Studies

#90 in Europe
#290 in the World
Enrollment
17,500
Founded
1967

For Development Studies

#91 in Europe
#4 in Spain
#292 in the World
Acceptance Rate
75%
Enrollment
15,801

For Development Studies

#92 in Europe
#297 in the World
Enrollment
12,500
Founded
1961

For Development Studies

#93 in Europe
#299 in the World
Enrollment
12,500
Founded
1413

For Development Studies

#94 in Europe
#4 in Germany
#309 in the World
Acceptance Rate
17%
Enrollment
28,413
Founded
1386

For Development Studies

#95 in Europe
#3 in Italy
#310 in the World
Acceptance Rate
55%
Enrollment
79,999
Founded
1088

For Development Studies

#96 in Europe
#311 in the World
Enrollment
18,576

For Development Studies

#97 in Europe
#4 in Italy
#313 in the World
Enrollment
100,155
Founded
1303

For Development Studies

#98 in Europe
#316 in the World
Acceptance Rate
57%
Enrollment
17,500
Founded
1973

For Development Studies

#99 in Europe
#1 in Luxembourg
#317 in the World
Enrollment
5,500
Founded
2003

For Development Studies

#100 in Europe
#328 in the World
Acceptance Rate
85%
Enrollment
17,500
Founded
1992