Best Universities for Political Science in Europe

Below is the list of best universities in Europe ranked based on their research performance in Political Science. A graph of 3.12M citations received by 346K academic papers made by 738 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 Political Science

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

For Political Science

#2 in Europe
#6 in the World
Acceptance Rate
9%
Enrollment
12,500
Founded
1895

For Political Science

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

For Political Science

#4 in Europe
#17 in the World
Acceptance Rate
5%
Enrollment
31,123
Founded
1632

For Political Science

#5 in Europe
#20 in the World
Enrollment
42,500
Founded
1824

For Political Science

#6 in Europe
#30 in the World
Acceptance Rate
51%
Enrollment
32,500
Founded
1583

For Political Science

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

For Political Science

#8 in Europe
#42 in the World
Enrollment
42,000
Founded
1826

For Political Science

#9 in Europe
#47 in the World
Enrollment
37,500
Founded
1900

For Political Science

#10 in Europe
#51 in the World
Acceptance Rate
14%
Enrollment
27,278
Founded
1965

For Political Science

#11 in Europe
#1 in Norway
#53 in the World
Enrollment
26,650
Founded
1811

For Political Science

#12 in Europe
#54 in the World
Enrollment
170,000
Founded
1836

For Political Science

#13 in Europe
#1 in Belgium
#57 in the World
Enrollment
62,693
Founded
1425

For Political Science

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

For Political Science

#15 in Europe
#60 in the World
Acceptance Rate
19%
Enrollment
12,500
Founded
1964

For Political Science

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

For Political Science

#17 in Europe
#70 in the World
Acceptance Rate
14%
Enrollment
32,500
Founded
1905

For Political Science

#18 in Europe
#71 in the World
Acceptance Rate
4%
Enrollment
27,500
Founded
1636

For Political Science

#19 in Europe
#73 in the World
Acceptance Rate
63%
Enrollment
27,713
Founded
1575

For Political Science

#20 in Europe
#75 in the World
Acceptance Rate
11%
Enrollment
32,500
Founded
1948

For Political Science

#21 in Europe
#77 in the World
Enrollment
37,500
Founded
1904

For Political Science

#22 in Europe
#78 in the World
Acceptance Rate
20%
Enrollment
32,500
Founded
1997

For Political Science

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

For Political Science

#24 in Europe
#1 in Austria
#83 in the World
Enrollment
93,628
Founded
1365

For Political Science

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

For Political Science

#26 in Europe
#1 in Luxembourg
#90 in the World
Enrollment
5,500
Founded
2003

For Political Science

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

For Political Science

#28 in Europe
#95 in the World
Enrollment
32,500
Founded
1451

For Political Science

#29 in Europe
#2 in Denmark
#96 in the World
Enrollment
33,020
Founded
1928

For Political Science

#30 in Europe
#1 in Sweden
#97 in the World
Enrollment
49,150
Founded
1891

For Political Science

#31 in Europe
#98 in the World
Acceptance Rate
19%
Enrollment
25,732

For Political Science

#32 in Europe
#99 in the World
Enrollment
22,500
Founded
1913

For Political Science

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

For Political Science

#34 in Europe
#104 in the World
Acceptance Rate
44%
Enrollment
22,500
Founded
1989

For Political Science

#35 in Europe
#105 in the World
Enrollment
27,500
Founded
1955

For Political Science

#36 in Europe
#107 in the World
Enrollment
17,500
Founded
1963

For Political Science

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

For Political Science

#38 in Europe
#2 in Belgium
#112 in the World
Enrollment
25,421
Founded
1817

For Political Science

#39 in Europe
#114 in the World
Enrollment
22,500
Founded
1880

For Political Science

#40 in Europe
#1 in Germany
#115 in the World
Acceptance Rate
15%
Enrollment
33,000
Founded
1948

For Political Science

#41 in Europe
#116 in the World
Enrollment
17,500
Founded
1964

For Political Science

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

For Political Science

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

For Political Science

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

For Political Science

#45 in Europe
#128 in the World
Acceptance Rate
84%
Enrollment
21,335
Founded
1952

For Political Science

#46 in Europe
#1 in Croatia
#131 in the World
Enrollment
56,113
Founded
1874

For Political Science

#47 in Europe
#139 in the World
Enrollment
18,000
Founded
1976

For Political Science

#48 in Europe
#4 in Sweden
#140 in the World
Acceptance Rate
34%
Enrollment
40,000
Founded
1666

For Political Science

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

For Political Science

#50 in Europe
#146 in the World
Acceptance Rate
68%
Enrollment
17,500
Founded
1966

For Political Science

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

For Political Science

#52 in Europe
#2 in Germany
#150 in the World
Acceptance Rate
55%
Enrollment
50,918
Founded
1472

For Political Science

#53 in Europe
#151 in the World
Enrollment
17,500
Founded
1965

For Political Science

#54 in Europe
#154 in the World
Acceptance Rate
42%
Enrollment
22,500
Founded
1964

For Political Science

#55 in Europe
#3 in Denmark
#155 in the World
Acceptance Rate
45%
Enrollment
17,500
Founded
1917

For Political Science

#56 in Europe
#157 in the World
Acceptance Rate
14%
Enrollment
28,693
Founded
1881

For Political Science

#57 in Europe
#1 in Spain
#165 in the World
Acceptance Rate
75%
Enrollment
30,926

For Political Science

#58 in Europe
#3 in Belgium
#172 in the World
Acceptance Rate
25%
Enrollment
11,101
Founded
1970

For Political Science

#59 in Europe
#176 in the World
Acceptance Rate
35%
Enrollment
22,500
Founded
1849

For Political Science

#60 in Europe
#177 in the World
Enrollment
12,500
Founded
1413

For Political Science

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

For Political Science

#62 in Europe
#182 in the World
Enrollment
8,200
Founded
1916

For Political Science

#63 in Europe
#187 in the World
Acceptance Rate
18%
Enrollment
19,000
Founded
1838

For Political Science

#64 in Europe
#4 in Belgium
#188 in the World
Enrollment
41,669
Founded
1817

For Political Science

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

For Political Science

#66 in Europe
#195 in the World
Enrollment
12,819
Founded
1918

For Political Science

#67 in Europe
#196 in the World
Acceptance Rate
86%
Enrollment
17,500
Founded
1892

For Political Science

#68 in Europe
#197 in the World
Enrollment
17,500
Founded
1923

For Political Science

#69 in Europe
#1 in Italy
#204 in the World
Enrollment
65,234
Founded
1924

For Political Science

#70 in Europe
#206 in the World
Acceptance Rate
87%
Enrollment
27,500
Founded
1963

For Political Science

#71 in Europe
#207 in the World
Acceptance Rate
5%
Enrollment
34,000
Founded
1614

For Political Science

#72 in Europe
#214 in the World
Enrollment
12,500
Founded
1495

For Political Science

#73 in Europe
#2 in Italy
#216 in the World
Acceptance Rate
55%
Enrollment
79,999
Founded
1088

For Political Science

#74 in Europe
#218 in the World
Enrollment
7,666

For Political Science

#75 in Europe
#219 in the World
Acceptance Rate
65%
Enrollment
17,378
Founded
1927

For Political Science

#76 in Europe
#5 in Belgium
#220 in the World
Enrollment
12,500
Founded
2003

For Political Science

#77 in Europe
#3 in Germany
#222 in the World
Enrollment
43,957
Founded
1919

For Political Science

#78 in Europe
#223 in the World
Acceptance Rate
65%
Enrollment
12,500
Founded
1966

For Political Science

#79 in Europe
#3 in Spain
#227 in the World
Acceptance Rate
75%
Enrollment
15,801

For Political Science

#80 in Europe
#230 in the World
Acceptance Rate
79%
Enrollment
17,500
Founded
1954

For Political Science

#81 in Europe
#232 in the World
Enrollment
12,500
Founded
1962

For Political Science

#82 in Europe
#236 in the World
Acceptance Rate
15%
Enrollment
18,857
Male:Female
53:47
Founded
1966

For Political Science

#83 in Europe
#239 in the World
Acceptance Rate
27%
Enrollment
23,420

For Political Science

#84 in Europe
#241 in the World
Acceptance Rate
15%
Enrollment
14,000
Founded
1967

For Political Science

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

For Political Science

#86 in Europe
#249 in the World
Acceptance Rate
81%
Enrollment
22,500
Founded
1968

For Political Science

#87 in Europe
#5 in Germany
#251 in the World
Acceptance Rate
77%
Enrollment
46,429
Founded
1914

For Political Science

#88 in Europe
#253 in the World
Acceptance Rate
21%
Enrollment
17,744

For Political Science

#89 in Europe
#4 in Spain
#254 in the World
Acceptance Rate
55%
Enrollment
58,390

For Political Science

#90 in Europe
#4 in Denmark
#255 in the World
Enrollment
20,353
Founded
1974

For Political Science

#91 in Europe
#1 in Portugal
#257 in the World
Enrollment
49,769
Founded
1911

For Political Science

#92 in Europe
#5 in Spain
#260 in the World
Acceptance Rate
75%
Enrollment
64,236

For Political Science

#93 in Europe
#6 in Germany
#262 in the World
Enrollment
11,800
Founded
1907

For Political Science

#94 in Europe
#7 in Germany
#265 in the World
Enrollment
19,234
Founded
1971

For Political Science

#95 in Europe
#268 in the World
Enrollment
12,500
Founded
1961

For Political Science

#96 in Europe
#269 in the World
Enrollment
30,732
Founded
1992

For Political Science

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

For Political Science

#98 in Europe
#2 in Russia
#274 in the World
Acceptance Rate
14%
Enrollment
22,500
Founded
1724

For Political Science

#99 in Europe
#275 in the World
Acceptance Rate
17%
Enrollment
12,500
Founded
1849

For Political Science

#100 in Europe
#6 in Spain
#276 in the World
Enrollment
45,000
Founded
1531