Best Universities for Philosophy in Europe

Below is the list of best universities in Europe ranked based on their research performance in Philosophy. A graph of 479K citations received by 95.7K academic papers made by 345 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 Philosophy

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

For Philosophy

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

For Philosophy

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

For Philosophy

#4 in Europe
#17 in the World
Acceptance Rate
13%
Enrollment
32,500
Founded
1829

For Philosophy

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

For Philosophy

#6 in Europe
#20 in the World
Enrollment
42,000
Founded
1826

For Philosophy

#7 in Europe
#25 in the World
Enrollment
37,500
Founded
1900

For Philosophy

#8 in Europe
#28 in the World
Enrollment
12,500
Founded
1413

For Philosophy

#9 in Europe
#1 in Belgium
#31 in the World
Enrollment
62,693
Founded
1425

For Philosophy

#10 in Europe
#33 in the World
Enrollment
37,500
Founded
1904

For Philosophy

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

For Philosophy

#12 in Europe
#45 in the World
Acceptance Rate
14%
Enrollment
32,500
Founded
1905

For Philosophy

#13 in Europe
#48 in the World
Acceptance Rate
14%
Enrollment
27,278
Founded
1965

For Philosophy

#14 in Europe
#50 in the World
Acceptance Rate
68%
Enrollment
23,590
Founded
1909

For Philosophy

#15 in Europe
#52 in the World
Acceptance Rate
4%
Enrollment
27,500
Founded
1636

For Philosophy

#16 in Europe
#53 in the World
Acceptance Rate
5%
Enrollment
31,123
Founded
1632

For Philosophy

#17 in Europe
#1 in Denmark
#54 in the World
Acceptance Rate
37%
Enrollment
37,500
Founded
1479

For Philosophy

#18 in Europe
#1 in France
#57 in the World
Enrollment
2,400
Founded
1794

For Philosophy

#19 in Europe
#61 in the World
Enrollment
32,500
Founded
1451

For Philosophy

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

For Philosophy

#21 in Europe
#67 in the World
Acceptance Rate
11%
Enrollment
32,500
Founded
1948

For Philosophy

#22 in Europe
#69 in the World
Enrollment
27,500
Founded
1955

For Philosophy

#23 in Europe
#73 in the World
Enrollment
12,500
Founded
1495

For Philosophy

#24 in Europe
#78 in the World
Enrollment
17,500
Founded
1963

For Philosophy

#25 in Europe
#1 in Norway
#79 in the World
Enrollment
26,650
Founded
1811

For Philosophy

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

For Philosophy

#27 in Europe
#2 in Denmark
#83 in the World
Enrollment
33,020
Founded
1928

For Philosophy

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

For Philosophy

#29 in Europe
#86 in the World
Acceptance Rate
9%
Enrollment
12,500
Founded
1895

For Philosophy

#30 in Europe
#2 in Belgium
#87 in the World
Enrollment
25,421
Founded
1817

For Philosophy

#31 in Europe
#1 in Spain
#88 in the World
Acceptance Rate
75%
Enrollment
64,236

For Philosophy

#32 in Europe
#89 in the World
Acceptance Rate
86%
Enrollment
17,500
Founded
1892

For Philosophy

#33 in Europe
#2 in Spain
#90 in the World
Acceptance Rate
77%
Enrollment
71,806
Founded
1508

For Philosophy

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

For Philosophy

#35 in Europe
#1 in Austria
#99 in the World
Enrollment
93,628
Founded
1365

For Philosophy

#36 in Europe
#101 in the World
Enrollment
12,500
Founded
1962

For Philosophy

#37 in Europe
#1 in Sweden
#107 in the World
Acceptance Rate
75%
Enrollment
32,500
Founded
1477

For Philosophy

#38 in Europe
#114 in the World
Acceptance Rate
20%
Enrollment
32,500
Founded
1997

For Philosophy

#39 in Europe
#2 in Sweden
#115 in the World
Acceptance Rate
24%
Enrollment
33,147
Founded
1878

For Philosophy

#40 in Europe
#116 in the World
Acceptance Rate
63%
Enrollment
27,713
Founded
1575

For Philosophy

#41 in Europe
#120 in the World
Acceptance Rate
19%
Enrollment
12,500
Founded
1964

For Philosophy

#42 in Europe
#2 in Germany
#122 in the World
Acceptance Rate
77%
Enrollment
46,429
Founded
1914

For Philosophy

#43 in Europe
#3 in Spain
#127 in the World
Acceptance Rate
75%
Enrollment
30,926

For Philosophy

#44 in Europe
#129 in the World
Enrollment
170,000
Founded
1836

For Philosophy

#45 in Europe
#130 in the World
Enrollment
17,500
Founded
1965

For Philosophy

#46 in Europe
#4 in Spain
#131 in the World
Enrollment
45,000
Founded
1531

For Philosophy

#47 in Europe
#136 in the World
Enrollment
22,500
Founded
1880

For Philosophy

#48 in Europe
#3 in Germany
#137 in the World
Enrollment
43,957
Founded
1919

For Philosophy

#49 in Europe
#3 in Belgium
#141 in the World
Enrollment
41,669
Founded
1817

For Philosophy

#50 in Europe
#142 in the World
Acceptance Rate
76%
Enrollment
12,500
Founded
1823

For Philosophy

#51 in Europe
#4 in Germany
#143 in the World
Acceptance Rate
18%
Enrollment
35,587
Founded
1809

For Philosophy

#52 in Europe
#5 in Germany
#145 in the World
Acceptance Rate
8%
Enrollment
28,515
Male:Female
41:59
Founded
1477

For Philosophy

#53 in Europe
#6 in Germany
#146 in the World
Acceptance Rate
15%
Enrollment
33,000
Founded
1948

For Philosophy

#54 in Europe
#1 in Poland
#148 in the World
Acceptance Rate
35%
Enrollment
41,661
Founded
1364

For Philosophy

#55 in Europe
#7 in Germany
#149 in the World
Acceptance Rate
17%
Enrollment
28,413
Founded
1386

For Philosophy

#56 in Europe
#5 in Spain
#150 in the World
Acceptance Rate
75%
Enrollment
27,500
Founded
1968

For Philosophy

#57 in Europe
#152 in the World
Enrollment
17,500
Founded
1923

For Philosophy

#58 in Europe
#6 in Spain
#157 in the World
Acceptance Rate
75%
Enrollment
12,779
Founded
1952

For Philosophy

#59 in Europe
#158 in the World
Enrollment
17,500
Founded
1964

For Philosophy

#60 in Europe
#8 in Germany
#159 in the World
Acceptance Rate
35%
Enrollment
33,132
Founded
1946

For Philosophy

#61 in Europe
#1 in Italy
#162 in the World
Enrollment
100,155
Founded
1303

For Philosophy

#62 in Europe
#7 in Spain
#163 in the World
Acceptance Rate
55%
Enrollment
58,390

For Philosophy

#63 in Europe
#165 in the World
Acceptance Rate
19%
Enrollment
25,732

For Philosophy

#64 in Europe
#1 in Ireland
#166 in the World
Acceptance Rate
20%
Enrollment
33,321
Founded
1854

For Philosophy

#65 in Europe
#1 in Greece
#168 in the World
Enrollment
70,461
Founded
1837

For Philosophy

#66 in Europe
#170 in the World
Acceptance Rate
84%
Enrollment
21,335
Founded
1952

For Philosophy

#67 in Europe
#171 in the World
Acceptance Rate
15%
Enrollment
14,000
Founded
1967

For Philosophy

#68 in Europe
#9 in Germany
#176 in the World
Enrollment
31,619
Founded
1734

For Philosophy

#69 in Europe
#2 in Poland
#180 in the World
Acceptance Rate
25%
Enrollment
42,700
Founded
1816

For Philosophy

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

For Philosophy

#71 in Europe
#10 in Germany
#183 in the World
Acceptance Rate
15%
Enrollment
44,692
Founded
1780

For Philosophy

#72 in Europe
#1 in Luxembourg
#189 in the World
Enrollment
5,500
Founded
2003

For Philosophy

#73 in Europe
#190 in the World
Acceptance Rate
21%
Enrollment
17,744

For Philosophy

#74 in Europe
#2 in Austria
#192 in the World
Acceptance Rate
15%
Enrollment
11,553
Male:Female
37:63
Founded
1970

For Philosophy

#75 in Europe
#2 in Italy
#193 in the World
Enrollment
65,234
Founded
1924

For Philosophy

#76 in Europe
#8 in Spain
#196 in the World
Acceptance Rate
75%
Enrollment
45,000
Founded
1505

For Philosophy

#77 in Europe
#197 in the World
Acceptance Rate
14%
Enrollment
28,693
Founded
1881

For Philosophy

#78 in Europe
#11 in Germany
#198 in the World
Acceptance Rate
20%
Enrollment
49,382
Male:Female
39:61
Founded
1388

For Philosophy

#79 in Europe
#199 in the World
Acceptance Rate
87%
Enrollment
27,500
Founded
1963

For Philosophy

#80 in Europe
#200 in the World
Enrollment
17,500
Founded
1963

For Philosophy

#81 in Europe
#9 in Spain
#202 in the World
Enrollment
42,500

For Philosophy

#82 in Europe
#3 in Sweden
#204 in the World
Acceptance Rate
34%
Enrollment
40,000
Founded
1666

For Philosophy

#83 in Europe
#2 in Ireland
#210 in the World
Acceptance Rate
34%
Enrollment
17,500
Founded
1592

For Philosophy

#84 in Europe
#3 in Italy
#211 in the World
Enrollment
45,000
Founded
1404

For Philosophy

#85 in Europe
#213 in the World
Enrollment
18,576

For Philosophy

#86 in Europe
#219 in the World
Acceptance Rate
70%
Enrollment
22,500
Founded
1992

For Philosophy

#87 in Europe
#221 in the World
Acceptance Rate
44%
Enrollment
22,500
Founded
1989

For Philosophy

#88 in Europe
#12 in Germany
#224 in the World
Enrollment
42,954
Founded
1962

For Philosophy

#89 in Europe
#13 in Germany
#227 in the World
Enrollment
38,043
Founded
1818

For Philosophy

#90 in Europe
#1 in Croatia
#230 in the World
Enrollment
56,113
Founded
1874

For Philosophy

#91 in Europe
#4 in Italy
#243 in the World
Acceptance Rate
55%
Enrollment
79,999
Founded
1088

For Philosophy

#92 in Europe
#4 in Belgium
#244 in the World
Enrollment
30,824
Founded
1425

For Philosophy

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

For Philosophy

#94 in Europe
#5 in Italy
#247 in the World
Enrollment
62,876
Founded
1222

For Philosophy

#95 in Europe
#5 in Belgium
#248 in the World
Enrollment
12,500
Founded
2003

For Philosophy

#96 in Europe
#251 in the World
Enrollment
16,919

For Philosophy

#97 in Europe
#252 in the World
Acceptance Rate
17%
Enrollment
12,500
Founded
1904

For Philosophy

#98 in Europe
#14 in Germany
#256 in the World
Enrollment
37,473
Male:Female
42:58
Founded
1965

For Philosophy

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

For Philosophy

#100 in Europe
#15 in Germany
#267 in the World
Enrollment
21,558
Founded
1962