30 Best universities for Liberal Arts & Social Sciences in the Netherlands

Below is the list of best universities in the Netherlands ranked based on their research performance in Liberal Arts & Social Sciences. A graph of 4.27M citations received by 112K academic papers made by 30 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 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 Liberal Arts & Social Sciences

#1 in the Netherlands
#8 in Europe
#40 in the World
Acceptance Rate
5%
Enrollment
31,123
Founded
1632

For Liberal Arts & Social Sciences

#2 in the Netherlands
#14 in Europe
#62 in the World
Enrollment
22,500
Founded
1913

For Liberal Arts & Social Sciences

#3 in the Netherlands
#17 in Europe
#68 in the World
Acceptance Rate
4%
Enrollment
27,500
Founded
1636

For Liberal Arts & Social Sciences

#4 in the Netherlands
#38 in Europe
#119 in the World
Acceptance Rate
63%
Enrollment
27,713
Founded
1575

For Liberal Arts & Social Sciences

#5 in the Netherlands
#40 in Europe
#123 in the World
Enrollment
22,500
Founded
1880

For Liberal Arts & Social Sciences

#6 in the Netherlands
#47 in Europe
#149 in the World
Enrollment
17,500
Founded
1923

For Liberal Arts & Social Sciences

#7 in the Netherlands
#54 in Europe
#179 in the World
Enrollment
18,000
Founded
1976

For Liberal Arts & Social Sciences

#8 in the Netherlands
#55 in Europe
#182 in the World
Acceptance Rate
5%
Enrollment
34,000
Founded
1614

For Liberal Arts & Social Sciences

#9 in the Netherlands
#74 in Europe
#232 in the World
Enrollment
12,819
Founded
1918

For Liberal Arts & Social Sciences

#10 in the Netherlands
#83 in Europe
#254 in the World
Acceptance Rate
65%
Enrollment
17,378
Founded
1927

For Liberal Arts & Social Sciences

#11 in the Netherlands
#102 in Europe
#305 in the World
Acceptance Rate
65%
Enrollment
24,703
Founded
1842

For Liberal Arts & Social Sciences

#12 in the Netherlands
#124 in Europe
#352 in the World
Enrollment
12,500
Founded
1961

For Liberal Arts & Social Sciences

#13 in the Netherlands
#229 in Europe
#604 in the World
Enrollment
7,500
Founded
1956

For Liberal Arts & Social Sciences

#14 in the Netherlands
#522 in Europe
#1633 in the World
Acceptance Rate
5%
Enrollment
375
Founded
1946

For Liberal Arts & Social Sciences

#15 in the Netherlands
#600 in Europe
#2099 in the World
Enrollment
22,500
Founded
1987

For Liberal Arts & Social Sciences

#16 in the Netherlands
#628 in Europe
#2234 in the World
Enrollment
42,500
Founded
1619

For Liberal Arts & Social Sciences

#17 in the Netherlands
#662 in Europe
#2437 in the World
Acceptance Rate
85%
Enrollment
42,500
Founded
1996

For Liberal Arts & Social Sciences

#18 in the Netherlands
#722 in Europe
#2773 in the World
Acceptance Rate
4%
Enrollment
37,500
Founded
1993

For Liberal Arts & Social Sciences

#19 in the Netherlands
#729 in Europe
#2792 in the World
Acceptance Rate
65%
Enrollment
7,500
Founded
1966

For Liberal Arts & Social Sciences

#20 in the Netherlands
#748 in Europe
#2884 in the World
Enrollment
550
Male:Female
30:70
Founded
1989

For Liberal Arts & Social Sciences

#21 in the Netherlands
#766 in Europe
#3010 in the World
Enrollment
22,500
Founded
1986

For Liberal Arts & Social Sciences

#22 in the Netherlands
#774 in Europe
#3043 in the World
Enrollment
27,500
Founded
1988

For Liberal Arts & Social Sciences

#23 in the Netherlands
#784 in Europe
#3079 in the World
Enrollment
27,500
Founded
1996

For Liberal Arts & Social Sciences

#24 in the Netherlands
#797 in Europe
#3156 in the World
Enrollment
27,500
Founded
1986

For Liberal Arts & Social Sciences

#25 in the Netherlands
#848 in Europe
#3497 in the World
Enrollment
12,500
Founded
2001

For Liberal Arts & Social Sciences

#26 in the Netherlands
#854 in Europe
#3507 in the World
Enrollment
27,000
Founded
1989

For Liberal Arts & Social Sciences

#27 in the Netherlands
#870 in Europe
#3579 in the World
Enrollment
12,500
Founded
2008

For Liberal Arts & Social Sciences

#28 in the Netherlands
#935 in Europe
#3947 in the World
Enrollment
37,500
Founded
2002

For Liberal Arts & Social Sciences

#29 in the Netherlands
#990 in Europe
#4310 in the World
Enrollment
22,500
Founded
2004

For Liberal Arts & Social Sciences

#30 in the Netherlands
#1069 in Europe
#4746 in the World
Acceptance Rate
63%
Enrollment
6,500
Founded
1984

The best cities to study Liberal Arts & Social Sciences in the Netherlands based on the number of universities and their ranks are Amsterdam, Rotterdam, Utrecht, and Leiden.