Best Universities for Aviation in Europe

Below is the list of best universities in Europe ranked based on their research performance in Aviation. A graph of 129K citations received by 8.91K academic papers made by 73 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 Aviation

    Delft University of Technology logo
    Acceptance Rate
    65%
    Enrollment
    24,703
    Founded
    1842
  2. For Aviation

    Cranfield University logo
    Enrollment
    4,500
    Founded
    1993
  3. For Aviation

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

    National School of Civil Aviation logo
    Enrollment
    3,000
    Founded
    1949
  5. For Aviation

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

    Loughborough University logo
    Acceptance Rate
    68%
    Enrollment
    17,500
    Founded
    1966
  7. For Aviation

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

    University of Belgrade logo
    Enrollment
    75,047
  9. For Aviation

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

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

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

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

    Sapienza University of Rome logo
    Enrollment
    100,155
    Founded
    1303
  14. For Aviation

    University of Nottingham logo
    Acceptance Rate
    11%
    Enrollment
    32,500
    Founded
    1948
  15. For Aviation

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

    National Aviation University logo
    Acceptance Rate
    55%
    Enrollment
    50,000
    Founded
    1933
  17. For Aviation

    Technical University of Madrid logo
    Enrollment
    37,500
    Founded
    1971
  18. For Aviation

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

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

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

    Lancaster University logo
    Acceptance Rate
    64%
    Enrollment
    12,500
    Founded
    1964
  22. For Aviation

    Manchester Metropolitan University logo
    Enrollment
    32,500
    Founded
    1992
  23. For Aviation

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

    Linkoping University logo
    Acceptance Rate
    45%
    Enrollment
    32,000
    Founded
    1975
  25. For Aviation

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

    Warsaw University of Technology logo
    Acceptance Rate
    75%
    Enrollment
    27,072
    Founded
    1826
  27. For Aviation

    Technical University of Catalonia logo
    Enrollment
    27,966
  28. For Aviation

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

    Lund University logo
    Acceptance Rate
    34%
    Enrollment
    40,000
    Founded
    1666
  30. For Aviation

    Czech Technical University in Prague logo
    Acceptance Rate
    65%
    Enrollment
    17,229
    Male:Female
    75:25
    Founded
    1707
  31. For Aviation

    University of Westminster logo
    Acceptance Rate
    18%
    Enrollment
    19,000
    Founded
    1838
  32. For Aviation

    Moscow Aviation Institute logo
    Acceptance Rate
    15%
    Enrollment
    22,500
    Founded
    1930
  33. For Aviation

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

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

    National Technical University of Athens logo
    Enrollment
    12,500
    Founded
    1836
  36. For Aviation

    Federico II University of Naples logo
    Enrollment
    78,324
    Founded
    1224
  37. For Aviation

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

    University of Stirling logo
    Acceptance Rate
    20%
    Enrollment
    14,000
    Founded
    1967
  39. For Aviation

    Braunschweig University of Technology logo
    Acceptance Rate
    45%
    Enrollment
    20,037
    Founded
    1745
  40. For Aviation

    University of Greenwich logo
    Acceptance Rate
    71%
    Enrollment
    17,500
    Founded
    1890
  41. For Aviation

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

    Brunel University London logo
    Acceptance Rate
    65%
    Enrollment
    12,500
    Founded
    1966
  43. For Aviation

    Polytechnic University of Milan logo
    Enrollment
    43,965
    Male:Female
    66:34
    Founded
    1863
  44. For Aviation

    RWTH Aachen University logo
    Acceptance Rate
    10%
    Enrollment
    44,517
    Founded
    1870
  45. For Aviation

    Utrecht University logo
    Enrollment
    27,500
    Founded
    1636
  46. For Aviation

    Polytechnic University of Turin logo
    Acceptance Rate
    100%
    Enrollment
    32,500
    Founded
    1859
  47. For Aviation

    Ghent University logo
    Enrollment
    41,669
    Founded
    1817
  48. For Aviation

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

    University of Rome Tor Vergata logo
    Enrollment
    32,985
    Founded
    1982
  50. For Aviation

    Technical University of Denmark logo
    Enrollment
    7,500
    Founded
    1829
  51. For Aviation

    Polytechnic School logo
    Acceptance Rate
    5%
    Enrollment
    2,316
    Founded
    1794
  52. For Aviation

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

    Technical University of Berlin logo
    Enrollment
    33,577
    Founded
    1946
  54. For Aviation

    Technical University of Munich logo
    Acceptance Rate
    8%
    Enrollment
    42,705
    Male:Female
    63:37
    Founded
    1868
  55. For Aviation

    London School of Economics and Political Science logo
    Acceptance Rate
    9%
    Enrollment
    12,500
    Founded
    1895
  56. For Aviation

    Technical University of Kosice logo
    Acceptance Rate
    80%
    Enrollment
    9,500
    Founded
    1952
  57. For Aviation

    Norwegian University of Science and Technology logo
    Enrollment
    42,031
    Founded
    1996
  58. For Aviation

    Polytechnic University, Rzeszow logo
    Enrollment
    17,700
    Founded
    1951
  59. For Aviation

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

    St. Petersburg State University logo
    Acceptance Rate
    14%
    Enrollment
    22,500
    Founded
    1724
  61. For Aviation

    Ulster University logo
    Enrollment
    22,500
    Founded
    1968
  62. For Aviation

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

    Erasmus University Rotterdam logo
    Enrollment
    22,500
    Founded
    1913
  64. For Aviation

    University of Bergamo logo
    Enrollment
    15,415
    Founded
    1968
  65. For Aviation

    Roma Tre University logo
    Acceptance Rate
    75%
    Enrollment
    32,500
    Founded
    1992
  66. For Aviation

    City, University of London logo
    Enrollment
    22,500
    Founded
    1966
  67. For Aviation

    University of Surrey logo
    Acceptance Rate
    65%
    Enrollment
    16,900
    Founded
    1966
  68. For Aviation

    Normal Superior School logo
    Enrollment
    2,400
    Founded
    1794
  69. For Aviation

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

    Athens University of Economics and Business logo
    Acceptance Rate
    95%
    Enrollment
    12,500
    Founded
    1920
  71. For Aviation

    University of Las Palmas de Gran Canaria logo
    Acceptance Rate
    90%
    Enrollment
    22,500
    Founded
    1979
  72. For Aviation

    KTH Royal Institute of Technology logo
    Acceptance Rate
    45%
    Enrollment
    12,500
    Founded
    1827