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 4.64M citations received by 125K 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 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 Liberal Arts & Social Sciences

    University of Amsterdam logo
    Acceptance Rate
    4%
    Enrollment
    31,123
    Founded
    1632
  2. For Liberal Arts & Social Sciences

    Erasmus University Rotterdam logo
    Enrollment
    22,500
    Founded
    1913
  3. For Liberal Arts & Social Sciences

    Utrecht University logo
    Enrollment
    27,500
    Founded
    1636
  4. For Liberal Arts & Social Sciences

    Leiden University logo
    Enrollment
    27,713
    Founded
    1575
  5. For Liberal Arts & Social Sciences

    Free University Amsterdam logo
    Enrollment
    22,500
    Founded
    1880
  6. For Liberal Arts & Social Sciences

    Radboud University logo
    Enrollment
    17,500
    Founded
    1923
  7. For Liberal Arts & Social Sciences

    Maastricht University logo
    Enrollment
    18,000
    Founded
    1976
  8. For Liberal Arts & Social Sciences

    University of Groningen logo
    Enrollment
    32,700
    Founded
    1614
  9. For Liberal Arts & Social Sciences

    Wageningen University logo
    Enrollment
    11,278
    Founded
    1918
  10. For Liberal Arts & Social Sciences

    Tilburg University logo
    Acceptance Rate
    65%
    Enrollment
    17,378
    Founded
    1927
  11. For Liberal Arts & Social Sciences

    Delft University of Technology logo
    Acceptance Rate
    65%
    Enrollment
    24,703
    Founded
    1842
  12. For Liberal Arts & Social Sciences

    University of Twente logo
    Enrollment
    12,500
    Founded
    1961
  13. For Liberal Arts & Social Sciences

    Eindhoven University of Technology logo
    Enrollment
    7,500
    Founded
    1956
  14. For Liberal Arts & Social Sciences

    Hague University of Applied Sciences logo
    Enrollment
    22,500
    Founded
    1987
  15. For Liberal Arts & Social Sciences

    Hogeschool van Amsterdam, University of Professional Education logo
    Enrollment
    42,500
    Founded
    1619
  16. For Liberal Arts & Social Sciences

    Nyenrode Business University logo
    Enrollment
    375
    Founded
    1946
  17. For Liberal Arts & Social Sciences

    Fontys University of Applied Sciences logo
    Acceptance Rate
    85%
    Enrollment
    42,500
    Founded
    1996
  18. For Liberal Arts & Social Sciences

    NHTV Breda University of Applied Sciences logo
    Acceptance Rate
    65%
    Enrollment
    7,500
    Founded
    1987
  19. For Liberal Arts & Social Sciences

    Rotterdam University logo
    Enrollment
    27,500
    Founded
    1988
  20. For Liberal Arts & Social Sciences

    HU University of Applied Sciences Utrecht logo
    Enrollment
    37,500
    Founded
    1993
  21. For Liberal Arts & Social Sciences

    University of Humanistic Studies logo
    Enrollment
    550
    Male:Female
    30:70
    Founded
    1989
  22. For Liberal Arts & Social Sciences

    HAN University of Applied Sciences logo
    Enrollment
    27,500
    Founded
    1996
  23. For Liberal Arts & Social Sciences

    Hanze University of Applied Sciences, Groningen logo
    Enrollment
    22,500
    Founded
    1986
  24. For Liberal Arts & Social Sciences

    Windesheim University of Applied Sciences logo
    Enrollment
    27,500
    Founded
    1986
  25. For Liberal Arts & Social Sciences

    Saxion University logo
    Enrollment
    27,000
    Founded
    1989
  26. For Liberal Arts & Social Sciences

    Zuyd University logo
    Enrollment
    12,500
    Founded
    2001
  27. For Liberal Arts & Social Sciences

    NHL Stenden University of Applied Sciences logo
    Enrollment
    12,500
    Founded
    2008
  28. For Liberal Arts & Social Sciences

    INHolland University of Applied Sciences logo
    Enrollment
    37,500
    Founded
    2002
  29. For Liberal Arts & Social Sciences

    AVANS University of Applied Sciences logo
    Enrollment
    22,500
    Founded
    2004
  30. For Liberal Arts & Social Sciences

    Hogeschool Leiden, University of Professional Education logo
    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.