Best Universities for Anthropology in Europe

Below is the list of best universities in Europe ranked based on their research performance in Anthropology. A graph of 216K citations received by 21.4K academic papers made by 171 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 Anthropology

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

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

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

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

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

    Durham University logo
    Acceptance Rate
    41%
    Enrollment
    17,707
    Founded
    1832
  7. For Anthropology

    Lancaster University logo
    Acceptance Rate
    64%
    Enrollment
    12,500
    Founded
    1964
  8. For Anthropology

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

    Loughborough University logo
    Acceptance Rate
    68%
    Enrollment
    17,500
    Founded
    1966
  10. For Anthropology

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

    Goldsmiths, University of London logo
    Acceptance Rate
    67%
    Enrollment
    12,500
    Founded
    1904
  12. For Anthropology

    University of London logo
    Acceptance Rate
    63%
    Enrollment
    170,000
    Founded
    1836
  13. For Anthropology

    SOAS, University of London logo
    Acceptance Rate
    63%
    Enrollment
    8,200
    Founded
    1916
  14. For Anthropology

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

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

    University of Copenhagen logo
    Acceptance Rate
    37%
    Enrollment
    37,500
    Founded
    1479
  17. For Anthropology

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

    University of Exeter logo
    Acceptance Rate
    7%
    Enrollment
    27,500
    Founded
    1955
  19. For Anthropology

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

    University of Sussex logo
    Acceptance Rate
    83%
    Enrollment
    17,319
    Founded
    1961
  21. For Anthropology

    Aarhus University logo
    Enrollment
    37,500
    Founded
    1928
  22. For Anthropology

    University of Liverpool logo
    Acceptance Rate
    14%
    Enrollment
    28,693
    Founded
    1881
  23. For Anthropology

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

    Royal Holloway, University of London logo
    Acceptance Rate
    17%
    Enrollment
    12,500
    Founded
    1849
  25. For Anthropology

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

    King's College London logo
    Acceptance Rate
    13%
    Enrollment
    32,500
    Founded
    1829
  27. For Anthropology

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

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

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

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

    University of Oslo logo
    Acceptance Rate
    5%
    Enrollment
    27,505
    Founded
    1811
  32. For Anthropology

    University of Vienna logo
    Enrollment
    93,628
    Founded
    1365
  33. For Anthropology

    University of Warwick logo
    Acceptance Rate
    14%
    Enrollment
    27,000
    Founded
    1965
  34. For Anthropology

    Cardiff University logo
    Acceptance Rate
    73%
    Enrollment
    32,500
    Founded
    1997
  35. For Anthropology

    Utrecht University logo
    Enrollment
    27,500
    Founded
    1636
  36. For Anthropology

    Stockholm University logo
    Acceptance Rate
    24%
    Enrollment
    33,147
    Founded
    1878
  37. For Anthropology

    Lund University logo
    Acceptance Rate
    34%
    Enrollment
    40,000
    Founded
    1666
  38. For Anthropology

    University of Kent logo
    Enrollment
    17,500
    Founded
    1965
  39. For Anthropology

    Queen Mary University of London logo
    Acceptance Rate
    44%
    Enrollment
    22,500
    Founded
    1989
  40. For Anthropology

    University of St Andrews logo
    Acceptance Rate
    9%
    Enrollment
    12,500
    Founded
    1413
  41. For Anthropology

    Catholic University of Leuven logo
    Acceptance Rate
    100%
    Enrollment
    45,000
    Founded
    1425
  42. For Anthropology

    University of York logo
    Acceptance Rate
    79%
    Enrollment
    17,500
    Founded
    1963
  43. For Anthropology

    National Research University Higher School of Economics logo
    Acceptance Rate
    19%
    Enrollment
    32,500
    Founded
    1992
  44. For Anthropology

    University of East Anglia logo
    Acceptance Rate
    81%
    Enrollment
    17,500
    Founded
    1963
  45. For Anthropology

    Normal Superior School logo
    Enrollment
    2,400
    Founded
    1794
  46. For Anthropology

    Keele University logo
    Enrollment
    12,500
    Founded
    1962
  47. For Anthropology

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

    Queen's University Belfast logo
    Acceptance Rate
    35%
    Enrollment
    22,500
    Founded
    1849
  49. For Anthropology

    Leiden University logo
    Enrollment
    27,713
    Founded
    1575
  50. For Anthropology

    Uppsala University logo
    Acceptance Rate
    75%
    Enrollment
    32,500
    Founded
    1477
  51. For Anthropology

    University of Essex logo
    Acceptance Rate
    74%
    Enrollment
    17,500
    Founded
    1964
  52. For Anthropology

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

    Newcastle University logo
    Acceptance Rate
    87%
    Enrollment
    27,500
    Founded
    1963
  54. For Anthropology

    University of East London logo
    Enrollment
    12,500
    Founded
    1992
  55. For Anthropology

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

    Manchester Metropolitan University logo
    Enrollment
    32,500
    Founded
    1992
  57. For Anthropology

    Birkbeck, University of London logo
    Enrollment
    12,500
    Founded
    1823
  58. For Anthropology

    University of Helsinki logo
    Acceptance Rate
    17%
    Enrollment
    31,312
    Founded
    1640
  59. For Anthropology

    Aberystwyth University logo
    Acceptance Rate
    94%
    Enrollment
    7,500
    Founded
    1872
  60. For Anthropology

    University of Bergen logo
    Acceptance Rate
    29%
    Enrollment
    16,900
    Founded
    1946
  61. For Anthropology

    University of Liege logo
    Enrollment
    17,000
    Founded
    1817
  62. For Anthropology

    Radboud University logo
    Enrollment
    17,500
    Founded
    1923
  63. For Anthropology

    University of Zurich logo
    Acceptance Rate
    19%
    Enrollment
    25,732
  64. For Anthropology

    University of Brighton logo
    Enrollment
    22,500
    Founded
    1992
  65. For Anthropology

    University of Gothenburg logo
    Acceptance Rate
    12%
    Enrollment
    49,150
    Founded
    1891
  66. For Anthropology

    University of Hull logo
    Acceptance Rate
    79%
    Enrollment
    17,500
    Founded
    1954
  67. For Anthropology

    University of Warsaw logo
    Acceptance Rate
    25%
    Enrollment
    42,700
    Founded
    1816
  68. For Anthropology

    Complutense University of Madrid logo
    Acceptance Rate
    77%
    Enrollment
    71,806
    Founded
    1508
  69. For Anthropology

    Free University of Berlin logo
    Acceptance Rate
    15%
    Enrollment
    33,000
    Founded
    1948
  70. For Anthropology

    University of Milan logo
    Acceptance Rate
    90%
    Enrollment
    45,000
    Founded
    1924
  71. For Anthropology

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

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

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

    Ulster University logo
    Enrollment
    22,500
    Founded
    1968
  75. For Anthropology

    University of the West of England logo
    Enrollment
    30,732
    Founded
    1992
  76. For Anthropology

    Linkoping University logo
    Acceptance Rate
    45%
    Enrollment
    32,000
    Founded
    1975
  77. For Anthropology

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

    Autonomous University of Barcelona logo
    Acceptance Rate
    75%
    Enrollment
    26,467
  79. For Anthropology

    University of Bath logo
    Acceptance Rate
    15%
    Enrollment
    17,500
    Founded
    1966
  80. For Anthropology

    Humboldt University of Berlin logo
    Enrollment
    35,587
    Founded
    1809
  81. For Anthropology

    University of Jyvaskyla logo
    Acceptance Rate
    10%
    Enrollment
    13,870
    Male:Female
    40:60
    Founded
    1934
  82. For Anthropology

    Aalborg University logo
    Enrollment
    20,353
    Founded
    1974
  83. For Anthropology

    University of Roehampton logo
    Enrollment
    12,500
    Founded
    2004
  84. For Anthropology

    University of Iceland logo
    Acceptance Rate
    85%
    Enrollment
    12,992
    Founded
    1911
  85. For Anthropology

    Nottingham Trent University logo
    Acceptance Rate
    15%
    Enrollment
    32,500
    Founded
    1992
  86. For Anthropology

    University College Cork logo
    Enrollment
    21,894
    Founded
    1845
  87. For Anthropology

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

    University of Lisbon logo
    Enrollment
    49,769
    Founded
    1911
  89. For Anthropology

    University of Central Lancashire logo
    Acceptance Rate
    23%
    Enrollment
    22,500
    Founded
    1992
  90. For Anthropology

    • #90 in Europe
    • #1 in Luxembourg
    • #320 in the World
    University of Luxembourg logo
    Enrollment
    5,500
    Founded
    2003
  91. For Anthropology

    UiT The Arctic University of Norway logo
    Acceptance Rate
    5%
    Enrollment
    8,500
    Founded
    1968
  92. For Anthropology

    University of Oulu logo
    Acceptance Rate
    20%
    Enrollment
    2,900
    Founded
    1958
  93. For Anthropology

    Jagiellonian University logo
    Acceptance Rate
    35%
    Enrollment
    41,661
    Founded
    1364
  94. For Anthropology

    Goethe University of Frankfurt am Main logo
    Enrollment
    46,429
    Founded
    1914
  95. For Anthropology

    Leeds Beckett University logo
    Enrollment
    22,500
    Founded
    1992
  96. For Anthropology

    University of Sunderland logo
    Acceptance Rate
    27%
    Enrollment
    19,090
    Founded
    1992
  97. For Anthropology

    University of Bremen logo
    Acceptance Rate
    17%
    Enrollment
    19,234
    Founded
    1971
  98. For Anthropology

    Charles University logo
    Acceptance Rate
    29%
    Enrollment
    50,837
    Male:Female
    38:62
    Founded
    1348
  99. For Anthropology

    Umea University logo
    Enrollment
    34,237
    Founded
    1965
  100. For Anthropology

    University of Wales logo
    Acceptance Rate
    32%
    Enrollment
    45,000
    Founded
    1893