Best Universities for Linguistics in Europe

Below is the list of best universities in Europe ranked based on their research performance in Linguistics. A graph of 1.82M citations received by 77.4K academic papers made by 334 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 Linguistics

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

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

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

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

    Radboud University logo
    Enrollment
    17,500
    Founded
    1923
  6. For Linguistics

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

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

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

    Utrecht University logo
    Enrollment
    27,500
    Founded
    1636
  10. For Linguistics

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

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

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

    Leiden University logo
    Enrollment
    27,713
    Founded
    1575
  14. For Linguistics

    Ghent University logo
    Enrollment
    41,669
    Founded
    1817
  15. For Linguistics

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

    Stockholm University logo
    Acceptance Rate
    24%
    Enrollment
    33,147
    Founded
    1878
  17. For Linguistics

    University of Groningen logo
    Enrollment
    32,700
    Founded
    1614
  18. For Linguistics

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

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

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

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

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

    University of Copenhagen logo
    Acceptance Rate
    37%
    Enrollment
    37,500
    Founded
    1479
  24. For Linguistics

    University of Granada logo
    Acceptance Rate
    65%
    Enrollment
    45,000
    Founded
    1531
  25. For Linguistics

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

    University of Barcelona logo
    Acceptance Rate
    75%
    Enrollment
    63,617
  27. For Linguistics

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

    University of the Basque Country logo
    Enrollment
    42,500
  29. For Linguistics

    University of Geneva logo
    Acceptance Rate
    21%
    Enrollment
    17,744
  30. For Linguistics

    University of Hamburg logo
    Enrollment
    42,023
    Founded
    1919
  31. For Linguistics

    Adam Mickiewicz University logo
    Enrollment
    43,200
    Founded
    1919
  32. For Linguistics

    Tilburg University logo
    Acceptance Rate
    65%
    Enrollment
    17,378
    Founded
    1927
  33. For Linguistics

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

    University of Tubingen logo
    Enrollment
    28,515
    Male:Female
    41:59
    Founded
    1477
  35. For Linguistics

    University of Potsdam logo
    Acceptance Rate
    65%
    Enrollment
    20,878
    Founded
    1991
  36. For Linguistics

    Birkbeck, University of London logo
    Enrollment
    12,500
    Founded
    1823
  37. For Linguistics

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

    Cardiff University logo
    Acceptance Rate
    73%
    Enrollment
    32,500
    Founded
    1997
  39. For Linguistics

    Newcastle University logo
    Acceptance Rate
    87%
    Enrollment
    27,500
    Founded
    1963
  40. For Linguistics

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

    University of Stuttgart logo
    Acceptance Rate
    71%
    Enrollment
    26,457
    Founded
    1829
  42. For Linguistics

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

    Autonomous University of Barcelona logo
    Acceptance Rate
    75%
    Enrollment
    26,467
  44. For Linguistics

    Free University Amsterdam logo
    Enrollment
    22,500
    Founded
    1880
  45. For Linguistics

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

    Aarhus University logo
    Enrollment
    37,500
    Founded
    1928
  47. For Linguistics

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

    University of Vienna logo
    Enrollment
    93,628
    Founded
    1365
  49. For Linguistics

    Bangor University logo
    Enrollment
    11,270
    Founded
    1884
  50. For Linguistics

    Pompeu Fabra University logo
    Acceptance Rate
    35%
    Enrollment
    12,500
  51. For Linguistics

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

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

    University of Antwerp logo
    Enrollment
    12,500
    Founded
    2003
  54. For Linguistics

    University of Liege logo
    Enrollment
    17,000
    Founded
    1817
  55. For Linguistics

    University of Cologne logo
    Enrollment
    49,382
    Founded
    1388
  56. For Linguistics

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

    Saarland University logo
    Acceptance Rate
    35%
    Enrollment
    16,837
    Founded
    1948
  58. For Linguistics

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

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

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

    University of Zurich logo
    Acceptance Rate
    19%
    Enrollment
    25,732
  62. For Linguistics

    University of Freiburg logo
    Acceptance Rate
    33%
    Enrollment
    24,391
    Founded
    1457
  63. For Linguistics

    Heinrich Heine University of Dusseldorf logo
    Enrollment
    33,715
    Male:Female
    42:58
    Founded
    1965
  64. For Linguistics

    Humboldt University of Berlin logo
    Enrollment
    35,587
    Founded
    1809
  65. For Linguistics

    University of Turku logo
    Acceptance Rate
    15%
    Enrollment
    20,323
    Male:Female
    38:62
    Founded
    1920
  66. For Linguistics

    University of Konstanz logo
    Enrollment
    11,268
    Male:Female
    43:57
    Founded
    1966
  67. For Linguistics

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

    University of Padua logo
    Enrollment
    59,279
    Founded
    1222
  69. For Linguistics

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

    Eotvos Lorand University logo
    Acceptance Rate
    20%
    Enrollment
    2,800
    Founded
    1635
  71. For Linguistics

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

    University of Valencia logo
    Acceptance Rate
    55%
    Enrollment
    58,390
  73. For Linguistics

    Catholic University of Louvain logo
    Enrollment
    28,632
    Founded
    1425
  74. For Linguistics

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

    University of Bologna logo
    Acceptance Rate
    55%
    Enrollment
    79,999
    Founded
    1088
  76. For Linguistics

    Durham University logo
    Acceptance Rate
    41%
    Enrollment
    17,707
    Founded
    1832
  77. For Linguistics

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

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

    Goethe University of Frankfurt am Main logo
    Enrollment
    46,429
    Founded
    1914
  80. For Linguistics

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

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

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

    University of Lisbon logo
    Enrollment
    49,769
    Founded
    1911
  84. For Linguistics

    University of Munich logo
    Acceptance Rate
    55%
    Enrollment
    50,918
    Founded
    1472
  85. For Linguistics

    Sapienza University of Rome logo
    Enrollment
    100,155
    Founded
    1303
  86. For Linguistics

    Johannes Gutenberg University Mainz logo
    Enrollment
    33,132
    Founded
    1946
  87. For Linguistics

    University of Leipzig logo
    Acceptance Rate
    10%
    Enrollment
    30,226
    Founded
    1409
  88. For Linguistics

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

    University of Dundee logo
    Acceptance Rate
    38%
    Enrollment
    17,500
    Founded
    1967
  90. For Linguistics

    Normal Superior School logo
    Enrollment
    2,400
    Founded
    1794
  91. For Linguistics

    University of Southern Denmark logo
    Enrollment
    12,500
    Founded
    1966
  92. For Linguistics

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

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

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

    Autonomous University of Madrid logo
    Enrollment
    27,500
    Founded
    1968
  96. For Linguistics

    University of Santiago de Compostela logo
    Acceptance Rate
    45%
    Enrollment
    27,500
    Founded
    1495
  97. For Linguistics

    Free University of Brussels logo
    Acceptance Rate
    25%
    Enrollment
    24,000
    Founded
    1834
  98. For Linguistics

    Heidelberg University - Germany logo
    Acceptance Rate
    17%
    Enrollment
    28,413
    Founded
    1386
  99. For Linguistics

    Jagiellonian University logo
    Acceptance Rate
    35%
    Enrollment
    41,661
    Founded
    1364
  100. For Linguistics

    Free University of Brussels - VUB logo
    Acceptance Rate
    25%
    Enrollment
    11,101
    Founded
    1970