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 3.31M citations received by 374K academic papers made by 745 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 Political Science

    University of Oxford logo
    Acceptance Rate
    18%
    Enrollment
    27,500
    Founded
    1096
  2. For Political Science

    London School of Economics and Political Science logo
    Acceptance Rate
    9%
    Enrollment
    12,500
    Founded
    1895
  3. For Political Science

    University of Cambridge logo
    Acceptance Rate
    21%
    Enrollment
    22,500
    Founded
    1209
  4. For Political Science

    University of Manchester logo
    Acceptance Rate
    59%
    Enrollment
    42,500
    Founded
    1824
  5. For Political Science

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

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

    University of Edinburgh logo
    Acceptance Rate
    51%
    Enrollment
    32,500
    Founded
    1583
  8. For Political Science

    University of Warwick logo
    Acceptance Rate
    14%
    Enrollment
    27,000
    Founded
    1965
  9. For Political Science

    King's College London logo
    Acceptance Rate
    13%
    Enrollment
    32,500
    Founded
    1829
  10. For Political Science

    University College London logo
    Acceptance Rate
    63%
    Enrollment
    42,000
    Founded
    1826
  11. For Political Science

    University of London logo
    Acceptance Rate
    63%
    Enrollment
    170,000
    Founded
    1836
  12. For Political Science

    University of Birmingham logo
    Acceptance Rate
    74%
    Enrollment
    37,500
    Founded
    1900
  13. For Political Science

    University of Oslo logo
    Acceptance Rate
    5%
    Enrollment
    27,505
    Founded
    1811
  14. For Political Science

    University of Sussex logo
    Acceptance Rate
    83%
    Enrollment
    17,319
    Founded
    1961
  15. For Political Science

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

    University of Nottingham logo
    Acceptance Rate
    11%
    Enrollment
    32,500
    Founded
    1948
  17. For Political Science

    University of Sheffield logo
    Acceptance Rate
    85%
    Enrollment
    32,500
    Founded
    1905
  18. For Political Science

    Lancaster University logo
    Acceptance Rate
    64%
    Enrollment
    12,500
    Founded
    1964
  19. For Political Science

    University of Leeds logo
    Acceptance Rate
    76%
    Enrollment
    37,500
    Founded
    1904
  20. For Political Science

    Leiden University logo
    Enrollment
    27,713
    Founded
    1575
  21. For Political Science

    University of Copenhagen logo
    Acceptance Rate
    37%
    Enrollment
    37,500
    Founded
    1479
  22. For Political Science

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

    Cardiff University logo
    Acceptance Rate
    73%
    Enrollment
    32,500
    Founded
    1997
  24. For Political Science

    Utrecht University logo
    Enrollment
    27,500
    Founded
    1636
  25. For Political Science

    • #25 in Europe
    • #1 in Luxembourg
    • #91 in the World
    University of Luxembourg logo
    Enrollment
    5,500
    Founded
    2003
  26. For Political Science

    University of East Anglia logo
    Acceptance Rate
    81%
    Enrollment
    17,500
    Founded
    1963
  27. For Political Science

    University of Glasgow logo
    Acceptance Rate
    70%
    Enrollment
    32,500
    Founded
    1451
  28. For Political Science

    Aarhus University logo
    Enrollment
    37,500
    Founded
    1928
  29. For Political Science

    Durham University logo
    Acceptance Rate
    41%
    Enrollment
    17,707
    Founded
    1832
  30. For Political Science

    Erasmus University Rotterdam logo
    Enrollment
    22,500
    Founded
    1913
  31. For Political Science

    University of Liege logo
    Enrollment
    17,000
    Founded
    1817
  32. For Political Science

    University of Gothenburg logo
    Acceptance Rate
    12%
    Enrollment
    49,150
    Founded
    1891
  33. For Political Science

    University of Zurich logo
    Acceptance Rate
    19%
    Enrollment
    25,732
  34. For Political Science

    Stockholm University logo
    Acceptance Rate
    24%
    Enrollment
    33,147
    Founded
    1878
  35. For Political Science

    University of Essex logo
    Acceptance Rate
    74%
    Enrollment
    17,500
    Founded
    1964
  36. For Political Science

    University of Vienna logo
    Enrollment
    93,628
    Founded
    1365
  37. For Political Science

    University of York logo
    Acceptance Rate
    79%
    Enrollment
    17,500
    Founded
    1963
  38. For Political Science

    University of Exeter logo
    Acceptance Rate
    7%
    Enrollment
    27,500
    Founded
    1955
  39. For Political Science

    University of Kent logo
    Enrollment
    17,500
    Founded
    1965
  40. For Political Science

    Free University of Berlin logo
    Acceptance Rate
    15%
    Enrollment
    33,000
    Founded
    1948
  41. For Political Science

    Free University Amsterdam logo
    Enrollment
    22,500
    Founded
    1880
  42. For Political Science

    Uppsala University logo
    Acceptance Rate
    75%
    Enrollment
    32,500
    Founded
    1477
  43. For Political Science

    University of Leicester logo
    Acceptance Rate
    72%
    Enrollment
    17,500
    Founded
    1957
  44. For Political Science

    University of Southampton logo
    Acceptance Rate
    75%
    Enrollment
    21,335
    Founded
    1952
  45. For Political Science

    University of Helsinki logo
    Acceptance Rate
    17%
    Enrollment
    31,312
    Founded
    1640
  46. For Political Science

    Loughborough University logo
    Acceptance Rate
    68%
    Enrollment
    17,500
    Founded
    1966
  47. For Political Science

    Queen Mary University of London logo
    Acceptance Rate
    44%
    Enrollment
    22,500
    Founded
    1989
  48. For Political Science

    University of Warsaw logo
    Acceptance Rate
    25%
    Enrollment
    42,700
    Founded
    1816
  49. For Political Science

    Trinity College Dublin, University of Dublin logo
    Acceptance Rate
    34%
    Enrollment
    17,500
    Founded
    1592
  50. For Political Science

    Lund University logo
    Acceptance Rate
    34%
    Enrollment
    40,000
    Founded
    1666
  51. For Political Science

    University of Strathclyde logo
    Acceptance Rate
    42%
    Enrollment
    22,500
    Founded
    1964
  52. For Political Science

    University of Liverpool logo
    Acceptance Rate
    14%
    Enrollment
    28,693
    Founded
    1881
  53. For Political Science

    Maastricht University logo
    Enrollment
    18,000
    Founded
    1976
  54. For Political Science

    University of Zagreb logo
    Enrollment
    56,113
    Founded
    1874
  55. For Political Science

    University of Munich logo
    Acceptance Rate
    55%
    Enrollment
    50,918
    Founded
    1472
  56. For Political Science

    Copenhagen Business School logo
    Enrollment
    17,500
    Founded
    1917
  57. For Political Science

    SOAS, University of London logo
    Acceptance Rate
    63%
    Enrollment
    8,200
    Founded
    1916
  58. For Political Science

    Queen's University Belfast logo
    Acceptance Rate
    35%
    Enrollment
    22,500
    Founded
    1849
  59. For Political Science

    Autonomous University of Barcelona logo
    Acceptance Rate
    75%
    Enrollment
    26,467
  60. For Political Science

    University College Dublin logo
    Acceptance Rate
    25%
    Enrollment
    32,500
    Founded
    1854
  61. For Political Science

    Free University of Brussels - VUB logo
    Acceptance Rate
    25%
    Enrollment
    11,101
    Founded
    1970
  62. For Political Science

    Brunel University London logo
    Acceptance Rate
    65%
    Enrollment
    12,500
    Founded
    1966
  63. For Political Science

    Wageningen University logo
    Enrollment
    11,278
    Founded
    1918
  64. For Political Science

    University of Westminster logo
    Acceptance Rate
    18%
    Enrollment
    19,000
    Founded
    1838
  65. For Political Science

    Keele University logo
    Enrollment
    12,500
    Founded
    1962
  66. For Political Science

    Newcastle University logo
    Acceptance Rate
    87%
    Enrollment
    27,500
    Founded
    1963
  67. For Political Science

    University of Reading logo
    Acceptance Rate
    58%
    Enrollment
    17,500
    Founded
    1892
  68. For Political Science

    University of Hull logo
    Acceptance Rate
    79%
    Enrollment
    17,500
    Founded
    1954
  69. For Political Science

    Goethe University of Frankfurt am Main logo
    Enrollment
    46,429
    Founded
    1914
  70. For Political Science

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

    Ghent University logo
    Enrollment
    41,669
    Founded
    1817
  72. For Political Science

    Radboud University logo
    Enrollment
    17,500
    Founded
    1923
  73. For Political Science

    University of St Andrews logo
    Acceptance Rate
    9%
    Enrollment
    12,500
    Founded
    1413
  74. For Political Science

    University of Aberdeen logo
    Acceptance Rate
    78%
    Enrollment
    12,500
    Founded
    1495
  75. For Political Science

    Humboldt University of Berlin logo
    Enrollment
    35,587
    Founded
    1809
  76. For Political Science

    Tilburg University logo
    Acceptance Rate
    65%
    Enrollment
    17,378
    Founded
    1927
  77. For Political Science

    University of St. Gallen logo
    Enrollment
    7,666
  78. For Political Science

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

    University of Antwerp logo
    Enrollment
    12,500
    Founded
    2003
  80. For Political Science

    University of Groningen logo
    Enrollment
    32,700
    Founded
    1614
  81. For Political Science

    University of Hamburg logo
    Enrollment
    42,023
    Founded
    1919
  82. For Political Science

    University of Bath logo
    Acceptance Rate
    15%
    Enrollment
    17,500
    Founded
    1966
  83. For Political Science

    University of Milan logo
    Acceptance Rate
    90%
    Enrollment
    45,000
    Founded
    1924
  84. For Political Science

    University of Mannheim logo
    Enrollment
    11,800
    Founded
    1907
  85. For Political Science

    Birkbeck, University of London logo
    Enrollment
    12,500
    Founded
    1823
  86. For Political Science

    Ulster University logo
    Enrollment
    22,500
    Founded
    1968
  87. For Political Science

    Aalborg University logo
    Enrollment
    20,353
    Founded
    1974
  88. For Political Science

    University of Lisbon logo
    Enrollment
    49,769
    Founded
    1911
  89. For Political Science

    University of Stirling logo
    Acceptance Rate
    20%
    Enrollment
    14,000
    Founded
    1967
  90. For Political Science

    University of Geneva logo
    Acceptance Rate
    21%
    Enrollment
    17,744
  91. For Political Science

    University of Bergen logo
    Acceptance Rate
    29%
    Enrollment
    16,900
    Founded
    1946
  92. For Political Science

    Pompeu Fabra University logo
    Acceptance Rate
    35%
    Enrollment
    12,500
  93. For Political Science

    University of Twente logo
    Enrollment
    12,500
    Founded
    1961
  94. For Political Science

    St. Petersburg State University logo
    Acceptance Rate
    14%
    Enrollment
    22,500
    Founded
    1724
  95. For Political Science

    University of the West of England logo
    Enrollment
    30,732
    Founded
    1992
  96. For Political Science

    Normal Superior School logo
    Enrollment
    2,400
    Founded
    1794
  97. For Political Science

    University of Surrey logo
    Acceptance Rate
    65%
    Enrollment
    16,900
    Founded
    1966
  98. For Political Science

    University of Bremen logo
    Acceptance Rate
    17%
    Enrollment
    19,234
    Founded
    1971
  99. For Political Science

    Swiss Federal Institute of Technology Zurich logo
    Acceptance Rate
    27%
    Enrollment
    19,233
  100. For Political Science

    Royal Holloway, University of London logo
    Acceptance Rate
    17%
    Enrollment
    12,500
    Founded
    1849