Best Universities for Product / Industrial Design in Europe

Below is a list of best universities in Europe ranked based on their research performance in Product and Industrial Design. A graph of 555M citations received by 24.7M academic papers made by 231 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.

1. Delft University of Technology

For Product and Industrial Design

#2 in the World
Acceptance Rate
82%
Enrollment
24,703
Founded
1842

2. Technical University of Denmark

For Product and Industrial Design

#1 in Denmark
#7 in the World
Acceptance Rate
46%
Founded
1829

3. University of Cambridge

For Product and Industrial Design

#9 in the World
Acceptance Rate
21%
Founded
1209

4. Chalmers University of Technology

For Product and Industrial Design

#1 in Sweden
#14 in the World
Acceptance Rate
79%
Enrollment
10,912
Founded
1829

5. Polytechnic University of Milan

For Product and Industrial Design

#1 in Italy
#15 in the World
Acceptance Rate
28%
Enrollment
48,645
Male:Female
65:35
Founded
1863

6. Cranfield University

For Product and Industrial Design

#17 in the World
Acceptance Rate
68%
Enrollment
4,825
Founded
1993

7. Loughborough University

For Product and Industrial Design

#19 in the World
Acceptance Rate
68%
Enrollment
19,449
Founded
1966

8. Linkoping University

For Product and Industrial Design

#2 in Sweden
#20 in the World
Acceptance Rate
43%
Enrollment
22,441
Founded
1975

9. RWTH Aachen University

For Product and Industrial Design

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

10. Eindhoven University of Technology

For Product and Industrial Design

#32 in the World
Acceptance Rate
50%
Founded
1956

11. Technical University of Munich

For Product and Industrial Design

#2 in Germany
#35 in the World
Acceptance Rate
8%
Enrollment
44,000
Male:Female
63:37
Founded
1868

12. Technical University of Berlin

For Product and Industrial Design

#3 in Germany
#39 in the World
Acceptance Rate
52%
Enrollment
35,149
Founded
1946

13. University of Twente

For Product and Industrial Design

#41 in the World
Acceptance Rate
51%
Founded
1961

14. Karlsruhe Institute of Technology

For Product and Industrial Design

#4 in Germany
#48 in the World
Acceptance Rate
26%
Enrollment
23,321
Founded
2009

15. Wageningen University

For Product and Industrial Design

#50 in the World
Enrollment
12,819
Founded
1918

16. University of Strathclyde

For Product and Industrial Design

#52 in the World
Acceptance Rate
42%
Founded
1964

17. Lulea University of Technology

For Product and Industrial Design

#3 in Sweden
#55 in the World
Acceptance Rate
79%
Enrollment
19,155
Founded
1997

18. University of Nottingham

For Product and Industrial Design

#56 in the World
Acceptance Rate
11%
Founded
1948

19. University of Warwick

For Product and Industrial Design

#57 in the World
Acceptance Rate
14%
Enrollment
27,278
Founded
1965

20. Erasmus University Rotterdam

For Product and Industrial Design

#58 in the World
Acceptance Rate
53%
Founded
1913

23. Brunel University London

For Product and Industrial Design

#66 in the World
Acceptance Rate
54%
Founded
1966

25. University of Bath

For Product and Industrial Design

#69 in the World
Acceptance Rate
67%
Enrollment
18,857
Male:Female
53:47
Founded
1966

26. Bocconi University

For Product and Industrial Design

#2 in Italy
#72 in the World
Acceptance Rate
38%
Founded
1902

27. Norwegian University of Science and Technology

For Product and Industrial Design

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

28. Imperial College London

For Product and Industrial Design

#77 in the World
Acceptance Rate
15%
Enrollment
17,565
Founded
1907

29. London Business School

For Product and Industrial Design

#78 in the World
Acceptance Rate
35%
Founded
1964

31. Hamburg University of Technology

For Product and Industrial Design

#5 in Germany
#81 in the World
Enrollment
7,832
Founded
1978

32. Aalborg University

For Product and Industrial Design

#2 in Denmark
#82 in the World
Acceptance Rate
40%
Enrollment
20,353
Founded
1974

33. Catholic University of Leuven

For Product and Industrial Design

#1 in Belgium
#86 in the World
Enrollment
62,693
Founded
1425

34. University of Erlangen Nuremberg

For Product and Industrial Design

#6 in Germany
#89 in the World
Acceptance Rate
46%
Enrollment
38,878
Founded
1743

35. Polytechnic University of Turin

For Product and Industrial Design

#3 in Italy
#90 in the World
Founded
1859

36. University of St. Gallen

For Product and Industrial Design

#92 in the World
Enrollment
7,666

37. Aalto University

For Product and Industrial Design

#1 in Finland
#93 in the World
Acceptance Rate
18%
Enrollment
11,440
Founded
2010

38. Lund University

For Product and Industrial Design

#4 in Sweden
#97 in the World
Acceptance Rate
34%
Enrollment
40,000
Founded
1666

39. University of Groningen

For Product and Industrial Design

#98 in the World
Acceptance Rate
8%
Enrollment
34,000
Founded
1614

40. KTH Royal Institute of Technology

For Product and Industrial Design

#5 in Sweden
#99 in the World
Acceptance Rate
41%
Enrollment
14,278
Founded
1827

41. University of Bologna

For Product and Industrial Design

#4 in Italy
#105 in the World
Acceptance Rate
73%
Enrollment
79,999
Founded
1088

42. University of Bremen

For Product and Industrial Design

#7 in Germany
#107 in the World
Enrollment
19,234
Founded
1971

43. University of Southern Denmark

For Product and Industrial Design

#3 in Denmark
#108 in the World
Acceptance Rate
59%
Founded
1966

44. Jonkoping University

For Product and Industrial Design

#6 in Sweden
#111 in the World
Acceptance Rate
41%
Enrollment
9,567
Founded
1977

45. Blekinge Institute of Technology

For Product and Industrial Design

#7 in Sweden
#114 in the World
Acceptance Rate
81%
Enrollment
4,263
Founded
1989

46. National Advanced School of Engineering

For Product and Industrial Design

#1 in France
#115 in the World
Acceptance Rate
25%
Founded
1780

47. University of Ljubljana

For Product and Industrial Design

#1 in Slovenia
#120 in the World
Enrollment
37,874
Founded
1919

48. Copenhagen Business School

For Product and Industrial Design

#4 in Denmark
#123 in the World
Acceptance Rate
45%
Founded
1917

49. University of Padua

For Product and Industrial Design

#5 in Italy
#124 in the World
Acceptance Rate
40%
Enrollment
62,876
Founded
1222

50. Ruhr University Bochum

For Product and Industrial Design

#8 in Germany
#126 in the World
Enrollment
42,954
Founded
1962

51. University of Stuttgart

For Product and Industrial Design

#9 in Germany
#128 in the World
Acceptance Rate
71%
Enrollment
26,457
Founded
1829

52. University of Patras

For Product and Industrial Design

#1 in Greece
#132 in the World
Enrollment
21,000
Founded
1964

53. Technical University of Kaiserslautern

For Product and Industrial Design

#10 in Germany
#135 in the World
Enrollment
14,594
Male:Female
60:40
Founded
1970

54. University of Florence

For Product and Industrial Design

#6 in Italy
#137 in the World
Founded
1321

55. Aston University

For Product and Industrial Design

#138 in the World
Acceptance Rate
50%
Founded
1895

56. Polytechnical University of Marche

For Product and Industrial Design

#7 in Italy
#140 in the World
Acceptance Rate
30%
Founded
1969

57. University of Oulu

For Product and Industrial Design

#2 in Finland
#141 in the World
Acceptance Rate
20%
Enrollment
2,900
Founded
1958

58. Cardiff University

For Product and Industrial Design

#144 in the World
Acceptance Rate
20%
Founded
1997

59. Darmstadt University of Technology

For Product and Industrial Design

#11 in Germany
#148 in the World
Acceptance Rate
29%
Enrollment
25,840
Founded
1877

60. Swiss Federal Institute of Technology Zurich

For Product and Industrial Design

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

61. University of Sussex

For Product and Industrial Design

#150 in the World
Enrollment
17,319
Male:Female
44:56
Founded
1961

62. University of Bergamo

For Product and Industrial Design

#8 in Italy
#151 in the World
Acceptance Rate
73%
Founded
1968

63. University of Liverpool

For Product and Industrial Design

#156 in the World
Acceptance Rate
14%
Enrollment
28,693
Founded
1881

64. WHU - Otto Beisheim School of Management

For Product and Industrial Design

#12 in Germany
#157 in the World
Enrollment
1,669
Founded
1984

65. Aarhus University

For Product and Industrial Design

#5 in Denmark
#160 in the World
Acceptance Rate
42%
Enrollment
33,020
Founded
1928

66. Vienna University of Technology

For Product and Industrial Design

#1 in Austria
#164 in the World
Enrollment
29,341
Founded
1872

67. University of Sheffield

For Product and Industrial Design

#172 in the World
Acceptance Rate
14%
Founded
1905

68. Braunschweig University of Technology

For Product and Industrial Design

#13 in Germany
#173 in the World
Acceptance Rate
51%
Enrollment
20,037
Founded
1745

69. Ghent University

For Product and Industrial Design

#2 in Belgium
#175 in the World
Enrollment
41,669
Founded
1817

70. University of Paderborn

For Product and Industrial Design

#14 in Germany
#177 in the World
Acceptance Rate
50%
Enrollment
20,316
Founded
1972

71. University of Mannheim

For Product and Industrial Design

#15 in Germany
#180 in the World
Enrollment
11,800
Founded
1907

72. Leibniz University of Hanover

For Product and Industrial Design

#16 in Germany
#184 in the World
Enrollment
23,900
Founded
1831

73. Stockholm School of Economics

For Product and Industrial Design

#8 in Sweden
#189 in the World
Acceptance Rate
24%
Enrollment
1,830
Founded
1909

74. Ulster University

For Product and Industrial Design

#194 in the World
Acceptance Rate
81%
Founded
1968

75. Polytechnic University of Valencia

For Product and Industrial Design

#1 in Spain
#201 in the World
Acceptance Rate
29%
Enrollment
28,450
Founded
1968

76. Leiden University

For Product and Industrial Design

#205 in the World
Acceptance Rate
63%
Enrollment
27,713
Founded
1575

78. Grenoble Alpes University

For Product and Industrial Design

#2 in France
#211 in the World
Enrollment
55,000
Founded
1339

79. Lappeenranta University of Technology

For Product and Industrial Design

#3 in Finland
#213 in the World
Enrollment
5,300
Founded
1969

80. University of Innsbruck

For Product and Industrial Design

#2 in Austria
#214 in the World
Enrollment
28,278
Male:Female
47:53
Founded
1669

81. Cardiff Metropolitan University

For Product and Industrial Design

#217 in the World
Acceptance Rate
64%
Founded
2011

82. University of Limerick

For Product and Industrial Design

#1 in Ireland
#219 in the World
Acceptance Rate
70%
Founded
1972

83. University of Minho

For Product and Industrial Design

#1 in Portugal
#222 in the World
Acceptance Rate
40%
Enrollment
19,077
Founded
1973

84. James I University

For Product and Industrial Design

#2 in Spain
#225 in the World
Acceptance Rate
80%
Enrollment
11,735

85. Utrecht University

For Product and Industrial Design

#226 in the World
Acceptance Rate
14%
Founded
1636

86. Johannes Kepler University Linz

For Product and Industrial Design

#3 in Austria
#231 in the World
Acceptance Rate
56%
Enrollment
20,544
Founded
1966

87. Sapienza University of Rome

For Product and Industrial Design

#9 in Italy
#233 in the World
Enrollment
100,155
Founded
1303

88. University of Vaasa

For Product and Industrial Design

#4 in Finland
#234 in the World
Acceptance Rate
20%
Founded
1966

89. National University of Ireland, Galway

For Product and Industrial Design

#2 in Ireland
#235 in the World
Acceptance Rate
86%
Founded
1845

90. University of Helsinki

For Product and Industrial Design

#5 in Finland
#236 in the World
Acceptance Rate
17%
Enrollment
31,312
Founded
1640

91. Central School of Nantes

For Product and Industrial Design

#3 in France
#238 in the World
Acceptance Rate
16%
Enrollment
2,000
Founded
1919

92. University of Coimbra

For Product and Industrial Design

#2 in Portugal
#239 in the World
Acceptance Rate
44%
Enrollment
25,580
Founded
1290

95. Newcastle University

For Product and Industrial Design

#244 in the World
Acceptance Rate
87%
Founded
1963

96. HEC School of Management

For Product and Industrial Design

#5 in France
#245 in the World
Acceptance Rate
8%
Enrollment
4,500
Founded
1881

97. University of Liege

For Product and Industrial Design

#3 in Belgium
#246 in the World
Enrollment
25,421
Founded
1817

98. University of Modena and Reggio Emilia

For Product and Industrial Design

#10 in Italy
#249 in the World
Acceptance Rate
70%
Founded
1175

99. Dresden University of Technology

For Product and Industrial Design

#17 in Germany
#250 in the World
Enrollment
31,517
Founded
1828

100. University of Bradford

For Product and Industrial Design

#252 in the World
Acceptance Rate
52%
Founded
1966