39 Best universities for History in Spain

Below is the list of best universities in Spain ranked based on their research performance in History. A graph of 18.6K citations received by 7.41K academic papers made by 39 universities in Spain 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. Complutense University of Madrid

For History

#51 in Europe
#154 in the World
Acceptance Rate
77%
Enrollment
71,806
Founded
1508

2. Autonomous University of Barcelona

For History

#69 in Europe
#212 in the World
Acceptance Rate
75%
Enrollment
30,926

4. University of Barcelona

For History

#82 in Europe
#246 in the World
Acceptance Rate
75%
Enrollment
64,236

5. University of Santiago de Compostela

For History

#96 in Europe
#302 in the World
Acceptance Rate
45%
Enrollment
27,500
Founded
1495

6. University of Seville

For History

#98 in Europe
#304 in the World
Acceptance Rate
75%
Enrollment
45,000
Founded
1505

7. University of Granada

For History

#103 in Europe
#318 in the World
Enrollment
45,000
Founded
1531

8. University of Valencia

For History

#114 in Europe
#340 in the World
Acceptance Rate
55%
Enrollment
58,390

9. Autonomous University of Madrid

For History

#130 in Europe
#373 in the World
Acceptance Rate
75%
Enrollment
27,500
Founded
1968

10. University of Salamanca

For History

#140 in Europe
#412 in the World
Enrollment
27,500
Founded
1218

11. University of Saragossa

For History

#143 in Europe
#420 in the World
Enrollment
37,500
Founded
1542

12. University of Alcala

For History

#145 in Europe
#424 in the World
Enrollment
28,067
Founded
1499

13. University of Alicante

For History

#166 in Europe
#486 in the World
Acceptance Rate
65%
Enrollment
27,500
Founded
1979

14. Pompeu Fabra University

For History

#168 in Europe
#494 in the World
Acceptance Rate
75%
Enrollment
15,801

15. University of Valladolid

For History

#171 in Europe
#506 in the World
Acceptance Rate
85%
Enrollment
22,500
Founded
1346

16. University of Navarra

For History

#184 in Europe
#532 in the World
Acceptance Rate
75%
Enrollment
12,779
Founded
1952

17. University of Oviedo

For History

#193 in Europe
#555 in the World
Acceptance Rate
85%
Enrollment
22,500
Founded
1604

18. University of Murcia

For History

#203 in Europe
#586 in the World
Acceptance Rate
65%
Enrollment
32,500
Founded
1272

19. University of Malaga

For History

#222 in Europe
#643 in the World
Acceptance Rate
75%
Enrollment
36,054
Founded
1972

20. Polytechnic University of Valencia

For History

#228 in Europe
#678 in the World
Acceptance Rate
29%
Enrollment
30,317
Founded
1968

21. University of Extremadura

For History

#231 in Europe
#688 in the World
Acceptance Rate
91%
Enrollment
22,500
Founded
1973

22. James I University

For History

#236 in Europe
#718 in the World
Acceptance Rate
80%
Enrollment
11,735

23. University of Castilla La Mancha

For History

#248 in Europe
#747 in the World
Acceptance Rate
75%
Enrollment
27,500
Founded
1982

24. University of Vigo

For History

#251 in Europe
#764 in the World
Acceptance Rate
75%
Enrollment
22,500
Founded
1989

25. University Pablo de Olavide, Seville

For History

#252 in Europe
#768 in the World
Enrollment
9,500
Founded
1997

26. University of Cantabria

For History

#256 in Europe
#777 in the World
Enrollment
12,500
Founded
1972

27. University of Leon

For History

#257 in Europe
#779 in the World
Enrollment
12,500
Founded
1979

28. University of Cordoba

For History

#263 in Europe
#801 in the World
Acceptance Rate
46%
Enrollment
17,500
Founded
1972

29. University of Las Palmas de Gran Canaria

For History

#264 in Europe
#804 in the World
Acceptance Rate
85%
Enrollment
22,500
Founded
1979

30. Technical University of Madrid

For History

#269 in Europe
#820 in the World
Enrollment
37,500
Founded
1971

31. University of the Balearic Islands

For History

#277 in Europe
#841 in the World
Enrollment
11,359
Founded
1978

32. University of Cadiz

For History

#299 in Europe
#897 in the World
Acceptance Rate
85%
Enrollment
17,500
Founded
1979

33. University of La Rioja

For History

#302 in Europe
#913 in the World
Enrollment
5,500
Founded
1992

34. Carlos III University, Madrid

For History

#306 in Europe
#924 in the World
Enrollment
17,500
Founded
1989

35. University of Huelva

For History

#320 in Europe
#977 in the World
Acceptance Rate
19%
Enrollment
12,500
Founded
1993

36. University of Jaen

For History

#321 in Europe
#978 in the World
Acceptance Rate
85%
Enrollment
17,500
Founded
1993

37. University of La Laguna

For History

#322 in Europe
#983 in the World
Acceptance Rate
75%
Enrollment
22,500
Founded
1927

38. University of Girona

For History

#325 in Europe
#1002 in the World
Acceptance Rate
85%
Enrollment
13,545

39. University King Juan Carlos

For History

#348 in Europe
#1076 in the World
Acceptance Rate
65%
Enrollment
45,000
Founded
1996

The best cities to study History in Spain based on the number of universities and their ranks are Madrid, Cerdanyola del Valles, Bilbao, and Barcelona.