Best Universities for Economics in Europe

Below is the list of best universities in Europe ranked based on their research performance in Economics. A graph of 11.4M citations received by 459K academic papers made by 790 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 Economics

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

For Economics

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

For Economics

#3 in Europe
#13 in the World
Acceptance Rate
21%
Enrollment
22,500
Founded
1209

For Economics

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

For Economics

#5 in Europe
#32 in the World
Enrollment
42,000
Founded
1826

For Economics

#6 in Europe
#34 in the World
Acceptance Rate
5%
Enrollment
31,123
Founded
1632

For Economics

#7 in Europe
#40 in the World
Enrollment
22,500
Founded
1913

For Economics

#8 in Europe
#46 in the World
Enrollment
170,000
Founded
1836

For Economics

#9 in Europe
#47 in the World
Acceptance Rate
14%
Enrollment
27,278
Founded
1965

For Economics

#10 in Europe
#51 in the World
Acceptance Rate
11%
Enrollment
32,500
Founded
1948

For Economics

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

For Economics

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

For Economics

#13 in Europe
#1 in Belgium
#60 in the World
Enrollment
62,693
Founded
1425

For Economics

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

For Economics

#15 in Europe
#63 in the World
Enrollment
17,500
Founded
1963

For Economics

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

For Economics

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

For Economics

#18 in Europe
#70 in the World
Enrollment
37,500
Founded
1904

For Economics

#19 in Europe
#2 in Denmark
#71 in the World
Enrollment
33,020
Founded
1928

For Economics

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

For Economics

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

For Economics

#22 in Europe
#80 in the World
Acceptance Rate
14%
Enrollment
32,500
Founded
1905

For Economics

#23 in Europe
#81 in the World
Enrollment
37,500
Founded
1900

For Economics

#24 in Europe
#87 in the World
Acceptance Rate
4%
Enrollment
27,500
Founded
1636

For Economics

#25 in Europe
#90 in the World
Acceptance Rate
86%
Enrollment
17,500
Founded
1892

For Economics

#26 in Europe
#93 in the World
Acceptance Rate
20%
Enrollment
32,500
Founded
1997

For Economics

#27 in Europe
#1 in Russia
#94 in the World
Acceptance Rate
14%
Enrollment
22,500
Founded
1724

For Economics

#28 in Europe
#96 in the World
Acceptance Rate
19%
Enrollment
12,500
Founded
1964

For Economics

#29 in Europe
#1 in Norway
#97 in the World
Enrollment
26,650
Founded
1811

For Economics

#30 in Europe
#102 in the World
Acceptance Rate
19%
Enrollment
25,732

For Economics

#31 in Europe
#104 in the World
Acceptance Rate
84%
Enrollment
21,335
Founded
1952

For Economics

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

For Economics

#33 in Europe
#107 in the World
Enrollment
32,500
Founded
1451

For Economics

#34 in Europe
#108 in the World
Acceptance Rate
41%
Enrollment
19,520
Founded
1832

For Economics

#35 in Europe
#111 in the World
Enrollment
17,500
Founded
1963

For Economics

#36 in Europe
#1 in Greece
#112 in the World
Enrollment
45,000
Founded
2005

For Economics

#37 in Europe
#113 in the World
Enrollment
22,500
Founded
1880

For Economics

#38 in Europe
#123 in the World
Enrollment
17,500
Founded
1964

For Economics

#39 in Europe
#126 in the World
Enrollment
18,000
Founded
1976

For Economics

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

For Economics

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

For Economics

#42 in Europe
#138 in the World
Enrollment
12,819
Founded
1918

For Economics

#43 in Europe
#1 in Austria
#142 in the World
Enrollment
93,628
Founded
1365

For Economics

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

For Economics

#45 in Europe
#1 in Sweden
#147 in the World
Acceptance Rate
34%
Enrollment
40,000
Founded
1666

For Economics

#46 in Europe
#2 in Sweden
#148 in the World
Acceptance Rate
24%
Enrollment
33,147
Founded
1878

For Economics

#47 in Europe
#151 in the World
Acceptance Rate
35%
Enrollment
2,500
Founded
1964

For Economics

#48 in Europe
#152 in the World
Acceptance Rate
5%
Enrollment
34,000
Founded
1614

For Economics

#49 in Europe
#154 in the World
Enrollment
27,500
Founded
1955

For Economics

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

For Economics

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

For Economics

#52 in Europe
#3 in Sweden
#160 in the World
Enrollment
49,150
Founded
1891

For Economics

#53 in Europe
#2 in Russia
#162 in the World
Acceptance Rate
19%
Enrollment
32,500
Founded
1992

For Economics

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

For Economics

#55 in Europe
#2 in Belgium
#165 in the World
Enrollment
30,824
Founded
1425

For Economics

#56 in Europe
#3 in Germany
#167 in the World
Enrollment
11,800
Founded
1907

For Economics

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

For Economics

#58 in Europe
#170 in the World
Acceptance Rate
63%
Enrollment
27,713
Founded
1575

For Economics

#59 in Europe
#172 in the World
Acceptance Rate
14%
Enrollment
28,693
Founded
1881

For Economics

#60 in Europe
#173 in the World
Acceptance Rate
65%
Enrollment
24,703
Founded
1842

For Economics

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

For Economics

#62 in Europe
#3 in Belgium
#176 in the World
Enrollment
41,669
Founded
1817

For Economics

#63 in Europe
#179 in the World
Enrollment
12,500
Founded
1495

For Economics

#64 in Europe
#181 in the World
Enrollment
17,500
Founded
1965

For Economics

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

For Economics

#66 in Europe
#183 in the World
Enrollment
7,666

For Economics

#67 in Europe
#185 in the World
Acceptance Rate
68%
Enrollment
17,500
Founded
1966

For Economics

#68 in Europe
#5 in Sweden
#188 in the World
Acceptance Rate
24%
Enrollment
1,500
Founded
1909

For Economics

#69 in Europe
#190 in the World
Acceptance Rate
44%
Enrollment
22,500
Founded
1989

For Economics

#70 in Europe
#4 in Germany
#191 in the World
Enrollment
38,043
Founded
1818

For Economics

#71 in Europe
#3 in Italy
#193 in the World
Enrollment
65,234
Founded
1924

For Economics

#72 in Europe
#4 in Belgium
#194 in the World
Enrollment
24,000
Founded
1834

For Economics

#73 in Europe
#1 in Spain
#196 in the World
Acceptance Rate
75%
Enrollment
15,801

For Economics

#74 in Europe
#197 in the World
Acceptance Rate
42%
Enrollment
22,500
Founded
1964

For Economics

#75 in Europe
#4 in Italy
#198 in the World
Enrollment
100,155
Founded
1303

For Economics

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

For Economics

#77 in Europe
#2 in Spain
#200 in the World
Acceptance Rate
75%
Enrollment
30,926

For Economics

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

For Economics

#79 in Europe
#206 in the World
Acceptance Rate
12%
Enrollment
22,500
Founded
1966

For Economics

#80 in Europe
#5 in Germany
#207 in the World
Acceptance Rate
18%
Enrollment
35,587
Founded
1809

For Economics

#81 in Europe
#6 in Germany
#217 in the World
Enrollment
31,619
Founded
1734

For Economics

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

For Economics

#83 in Europe
#3 in Denmark
#226 in the World
Acceptance Rate
45%
Enrollment
17,500
Founded
1917

For Economics

#84 in Europe
#5 in Belgium
#227 in the World
Enrollment
25,421
Founded
1817

For Economics

#85 in Europe
#3 in Spain
#231 in the World
Acceptance Rate
75%
Enrollment
64,236

For Economics

#86 in Europe
#232 in the World
Acceptance Rate
65%
Enrollment
16,900
Founded
1966

For Economics

#87 in Europe
#240 in the World
Acceptance Rate
65%
Enrollment
12,500
Founded
1966

For Economics

#88 in Europe
#242 in the World
Enrollment
12,500
Founded
1413

For Economics

#89 in Europe
#7 in Germany
#244 in the World
Acceptance Rate
15%
Enrollment
33,000
Founded
1948

For Economics

#90 in Europe
#6 in Belgium
#247 in the World
Enrollment
12,500
Founded
2003

For Economics

#91 in Europe
#253 in the World
Enrollment
8,200
Founded
1916

For Economics

#92 in Europe
#4 in Denmark
#254 in the World
Enrollment
20,353
Founded
1974

For Economics

#93 in Europe
#1 in France
#259 in the World
Enrollment
2,400
Founded
1794

For Economics

#94 in Europe
#8 in Germany
#260 in the World
Enrollment
43,957
Founded
1919

For Economics

#95 in Europe
#9 in Germany
#261 in the World
Acceptance Rate
20%
Enrollment
49,382
Male:Female
39:61
Founded
1388

For Economics

#96 in Europe
#262 in the World
Acceptance Rate
21%
Enrollment
17,744

For Economics

#97 in Europe
#267 in the World
Enrollment
17,500
Founded
1923

For Economics

#98 in Europe
#2 in Greece
#270 in the World
Acceptance Rate
95%
Enrollment
12,500
Founded
1920

For Economics

#99 in Europe
#4 in Spain
#272 in the World
Acceptance Rate
75%
Enrollment
12,779
Founded
1952

For Economics

#100 in Europe
#5 in Spain
#276 in the World
Enrollment
17,500
Founded
1989