Best Universities for History in Europe

Below is the list of best universities in Europe ranked based on their research performance in History. A graph of 529K citations received by 120K academic papers made by 366 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.

For History

#1 in Europe
#1 in the World
Acceptance Rate
21%
Enrollment
22,500
Founded
1209

For History

#2 in Europe
#2 in the World
Acceptance Rate
18%
Enrollment
27,500
Founded
1096

For History

#3 in Europe
#4 in the World
Enrollment
42,000
Founded
1826

For History

#4 in Europe
#5 in the World
Acceptance Rate
51%
Enrollment
32,500
Founded
1583

For History

#5 in Europe
#10 in the World
Acceptance Rate
41%
Enrollment
19,520
Founded
1832

For History

#6 in Europe
#16 in the World
Enrollment
37,500
Founded
1900

For History

#7 in Europe
#21 in the World
Acceptance Rate
13%
Enrollment
32,500
Founded
1829

For History

#8 in Europe
#33 in the World
Acceptance Rate
14%
Enrollment
32,500
Founded
1905

For History

#9 in Europe
#34 in the World
Enrollment
42,500
Founded
1824

For History

#10 in Europe
#35 in the World
Enrollment
170,000
Founded
1836

For History

#11 in Europe
#36 in the World
Enrollment
27,500
Founded
1955

For History

#12 in Europe
#37 in the World
Acceptance Rate
14%
Enrollment
28,693
Founded
1881

For History

#13 in Europe
#39 in the World
Enrollment
37,500
Founded
1904

For History

#14 in Europe
#40 in the World
Acceptance Rate
86%
Enrollment
17,500
Founded
1892

For History

#15 in Europe
#42 in the World
Acceptance Rate
63%
Enrollment
27,713
Founded
1575

For History

#16 in Europe
#45 in the World
Acceptance Rate
72%
Enrollment
24,409
Male:Female
46:54
Founded
1957

For History

#17 in Europe
#46 in the World
Acceptance Rate
68%
Enrollment
23,590
Founded
1909

For History

#18 in Europe
#47 in the World
Enrollment
17,500
Founded
1963

For History

#19 in Europe
#50 in the World
Acceptance Rate
11%
Enrollment
32,500
Founded
1948

For History

#20 in Europe
#51 in the World
Acceptance Rate
5%
Enrollment
31,123
Founded
1632

For History

#21 in Europe
#55 in the World
Enrollment
32,500
Founded
1451

For History

#22 in Europe
#58 in the World
Acceptance Rate
14%
Enrollment
27,278
Founded
1965

For History

#23 in Europe
#68 in the World
Enrollment
12,500
Founded
1413

For History

#24 in Europe
#70 in the World
Acceptance Rate
9%
Enrollment
12,500
Founded
1895

For History

#25 in Europe
#79 in the World
Enrollment
8,200
Founded
1916

For History

#26 in Europe
#85 in the World
Acceptance Rate
19%
Enrollment
12,500
Founded
1964

For History

#27 in Europe
#86 in the World
Acceptance Rate
17%
Enrollment
12,500
Founded
1849

For History

#28 in Europe
#88 in the World
Acceptance Rate
84%
Enrollment
21,335
Founded
1952

For History

#29 in Europe
#89 in the World
Acceptance Rate
87%
Enrollment
27,500
Founded
1963

For History

#30 in Europe
#92 in the World
Acceptance Rate
20%
Enrollment
32,500
Founded
1997

For History

#31 in Europe
#93 in the World
Enrollment
17,319
Male:Female
44:56
Founded
1961

For History

#32 in Europe
#1 in Denmark
#99 in the World
Enrollment
33,020
Founded
1928

For History

#33 in Europe
#100 in the World
Enrollment
17,500
Founded
1963

For History

#34 in Europe
#2 in Denmark
#102 in the World
Acceptance Rate
37%
Enrollment
37,500
Founded
1479

For History

#35 in Europe
#1 in Belgium
#103 in the World
Enrollment
62,693
Founded
1425

For History

#36 in Europe
#105 in the World
Acceptance Rate
35%
Enrollment
22,500
Founded
1849

For History

#37 in Europe
#107 in the World
Acceptance Rate
44%
Enrollment
22,500
Founded
1989

For History

#38 in Europe
#116 in the World
Acceptance Rate
76%
Enrollment
12,500
Founded
1823

For History

#39 in Europe
#117 in the World
Acceptance Rate
4%
Enrollment
27,500
Founded
1636

For History

#40 in Europe
#122 in the World
Enrollment
12,500
Founded
1495

For History

#41 in Europe
#124 in the World
Enrollment
17,500
Founded
1965

For History

#42 in Europe
#1 in Ireland
#126 in the World
Acceptance Rate
34%
Enrollment
17,500
Founded
1592

For History

#43 in Europe
#2 in Belgium
#129 in the World
Enrollment
25,421
Founded
1817

For History

#44 in Europe
#3 in Belgium
#131 in the World
Enrollment
41,669
Founded
1817

For History

#45 in Europe
#1 in France
#134 in the World
Enrollment
2,400
Founded
1794

For History

#46 in Europe
#135 in the World
Acceptance Rate
79%
Enrollment
17,500
Founded
1954

For History

#47 in Europe
#2 in Ireland
#140 in the World
Acceptance Rate
20%
Enrollment
33,321
Founded
1854

For History

#48 in Europe
#1 in Norway
#145 in the World
Enrollment
26,650
Founded
1811

For History

#49 in Europe
#147 in the World
Acceptance Rate
68%
Enrollment
17,500
Founded
1966

For History

#50 in Europe
#1 in Germany
#148 in the World
Acceptance Rate
55%
Enrollment
50,918
Founded
1472

For History

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

For History

#52 in Europe
#1 in Russia
#161 in the World
Acceptance Rate
19%
Enrollment
32,500
Founded
1992

For History

#53 in Europe
#163 in the World
Acceptance Rate
19%
Enrollment
25,732

For History

#54 in Europe
#1 in Austria
#164 in the World
Enrollment
93,628
Founded
1365

For History

#55 in Europe
#1 in Sweden
#166 in the World
Acceptance Rate
24%
Enrollment
33,147
Founded
1878

For History

#56 in Europe
#169 in the World
Enrollment
11,270
Founded
1884

For History

#57 in Europe
#1 in Finland
#171 in the World
Acceptance Rate
17%
Enrollment
31,312
Founded
1640

For History

#58 in Europe
#177 in the World
Enrollment
17,500
Founded
1964

For History

#59 in Europe
#1 in Italy
#182 in the World
Enrollment
100,155
Founded
1303

For History

#60 in Europe
#185 in the World
Enrollment
17,500
Founded
1923

For History

#61 in Europe
#2 in Germany
#190 in the World
Acceptance Rate
17%
Enrollment
28,413
Founded
1386

For History

#62 in Europe
#191 in the World
Acceptance Rate
15%
Enrollment
17,565
Founded
1907

For History

#63 in Europe
#196 in the World
Acceptance Rate
94%
Enrollment
7,500
Founded
1872

For History

#64 in Europe
#2 in Sweden
#202 in the World
Acceptance Rate
34%
Enrollment
40,000
Founded
1666

For History

#65 in Europe
#203 in the World
Acceptance Rate
15%
Enrollment
32,500
Founded
1992

For History

#66 in Europe
#204 in the World
Acceptance Rate
81%
Enrollment
22,500
Founded
1968

For History

#67 in Europe
#209 in the World
Enrollment
22,500
Founded
1920

For History

#68 in Europe
#3 in Germany
#210 in the World
Acceptance Rate
15%
Enrollment
33,000
Founded
1948

For History

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

For History

#70 in Europe
#2 in Norway
#214 in the World
Acceptance Rate
29%
Enrollment
16,900
Founded
1946

For History

#71 in Europe
#1 in Poland
#217 in the World
Acceptance Rate
25%
Enrollment
42,700
Founded
1816

For History

#72 in Europe
#2 in Italy
#218 in the World
Enrollment
65,234
Founded
1924

For History

#73 in Europe
#3 in Sweden
#221 in the World
Acceptance Rate
75%
Enrollment
32,500
Founded
1477

For History

#74 in Europe
#229 in the World
Enrollment
12,500
Founded
1962

For History

#75 in Europe
#3 in Spain
#231 in the World
Enrollment
42,500

For History

#76 in Europe
#4 in Germany
#233 in the World
Enrollment
43,957
Founded
1919

For History

#77 in Europe
#234 in the World
Enrollment
22,500
Founded
1880

For History

#78 in Europe
#3 in Italy
#235 in the World
Acceptance Rate
55%
Enrollment
79,999
Founded
1088

For History

#79 in Europe
#238 in the World
Acceptance Rate
15%
Enrollment
14,000
Founded
1967

For History

#80 in Europe
#241 in the World
Acceptance Rate
42%
Enrollment
22,500
Founded
1964

For History

#81 in Europe
#2 in Poland
#244 in the World
Acceptance Rate
35%
Enrollment
41,661
Founded
1364

For History

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

For History

#83 in Europe
#250 in the World
Acceptance Rate
80%
Enrollment
32,500
Founded
1992

For History

#84 in Europe
#258 in the World
Enrollment
18,576

For History

#85 in Europe
#260 in the World
Acceptance Rate
65%
Enrollment
12,500
Founded
1966

For History

#86 in Europe
#1 in Portugal
#261 in the World
Enrollment
49,769
Founded
1911

For History

#87 in Europe
#263 in the World
Enrollment
27,500
Founded
1992

For History

#88 in Europe
#5 in Germany
#264 in the World
Acceptance Rate
18%
Enrollment
35,587
Founded
1809

For History

#89 in Europe
#277 in the World
Acceptance Rate
65%
Enrollment
16,900
Founded
1966

For History

#90 in Europe
#4 in Italy
#284 in the World
Enrollment
45,000
Founded
1404

For History

#91 in Europe
#285 in the World
Acceptance Rate
5%
Enrollment
34,000
Founded
1614

For History

#92 in Europe
#286 in the World
Acceptance Rate
42%
Enrollment
12,500
Founded
2004

For History

#93 in Europe
#1 in Hungary
#287 in the World
Acceptance Rate
35%
Enrollment
2,800
Founded
1635

For History

#94 in Europe
#6 in Germany
#290 in the World
Acceptance Rate
35%
Enrollment
33,132
Founded
1946

For History

#95 in Europe
#7 in Germany
#291 in the World
Acceptance Rate
33%
Enrollment
24,391
Founded
1457

For History

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

For History

#97 in Europe
#303 in the World
Enrollment
17,500
Founded
1865

For History

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

For History

#99 in Europe
#3 in Poland
#307 in the World
Acceptance Rate
63%
Enrollment
37,013
Founded
1919

For History

#100 in Europe
#308 in the World
Acceptance Rate
23%
Enrollment
22,500
Founded
1992