21 Best universities for Engineering in the Netherlands

Below is the list of best universities in the Netherlands ranked based on their research performance in Engineering. A graph of 4.4M citations received by 129K academic papers made by 21 universities in the Netherlands 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 Engineering

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

    Eindhoven University of Technology logo
    Enrollment
    7,500
    Founded
    1956
  3. For Engineering

    University of Twente logo
    Enrollment
    12,500
    Founded
    1961
  4. For Engineering

    Utrecht University logo
    Enrollment
    27,500
    Founded
    1636
  5. For Engineering

    University of Groningen logo
    Enrollment
    32,700
    Founded
    1614
  6. For Engineering

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

    Wageningen University logo
    Enrollment
    11,278
    Founded
    1918
  8. For Engineering

    Radboud University logo
    Enrollment
    17,500
    Founded
    1923
  9. For Engineering

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

    Leiden University logo
    Enrollment
    27,713
    Founded
    1575
  11. For Engineering

    Erasmus University Rotterdam logo
    Enrollment
    22,500
    Founded
    1913
  12. For Engineering

    Maastricht University logo
    Enrollment
    18,000
    Founded
    1976
  13. For Engineering

    Tilburg University logo
    Acceptance Rate
    65%
    Enrollment
    17,378
    Founded
    1927
  14. For Engineering

    Hogeschool van Amsterdam, University of Professional Education logo
    Enrollment
    42,500
    Founded
    1619
  15. For Engineering

    Fontys University of Applied Sciences logo
    Acceptance Rate
    85%
    Enrollment
    42,500
    Founded
    1996
  16. For Engineering

    Saxion University logo
    Enrollment
    27,000
    Founded
    1989
  17. For Engineering

    Zuyd University logo
    Enrollment
    12,500
    Founded
    2001
  18. For Engineering

    HAN University of Applied Sciences logo
    Enrollment
    27,500
    Founded
    1996
  19. For Engineering

    Rotterdam University logo
    Enrollment
    27,500
    Founded
    1988
  20. For Engineering

    HU University of Applied Sciences Utrecht logo
    Enrollment
    37,500
    Founded
    1993
  21. For Engineering

    Hague University of Applied Sciences logo
    Enrollment
    22,500
    Founded
    1987

The best cities to study Engineering in the Netherlands based on the number of universities and their ranks are Delft, Eindhoven, Enschede, and Utrecht.