Best Universities for Mathematics in Europe

Below is the list of best universities in Europe ranked based on their research performance in Mathematics. A graph of 13.3M citations received by 484K academic papers made by 816 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 Mathematics

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

For Mathematics

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

For Mathematics

#3 in Europe
#33 in the World
Acceptance Rate
15%
Enrollment
17,565
Founded
1907

For Mathematics

#4 in Europe
#1 in Belgium
#39 in the World
Enrollment
62,693
Founded
1425

For Mathematics

#5 in Europe
#44 in the World
Enrollment
42,000
Founded
1826

For Mathematics

#6 in Europe
#50 in the World
Acceptance Rate
27%
Enrollment
23,420

For Mathematics

#7 in Europe
#54 in the World
Acceptance Rate
5%
Enrollment
31,123
Founded
1632

For Mathematics

#9 in Europe
#62 in the World
Acceptance Rate
65%
Enrollment
24,703
Founded
1842

For Mathematics

#10 in Europe
#68 in the World
Enrollment
22,500
Founded
1913

For Mathematics

#11 in Europe
#70 in the World
Acceptance Rate
9%
Enrollment
12,500
Founded
1895

For Mathematics

#12 in Europe
#71 in the World
Enrollment
17,500
Founded
1963

For Mathematics

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

For Mathematics

#14 in Europe
#74 in the World
Enrollment
42,500
Founded
1824

For Mathematics

#15 in Europe
#85 in the World
Acceptance Rate
51%
Enrollment
32,500
Founded
1583

For Mathematics

#16 in Europe
#1 in France
#91 in the World
Enrollment
2,400
Founded
1794

For Mathematics

#17 in Europe
#94 in the World
Acceptance Rate
14%
Enrollment
27,278
Founded
1965

For Mathematics

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

For Mathematics

#19 in Europe
#2 in Denmark
#97 in the World
Enrollment
33,020
Founded
1928

For Mathematics

#20 in Europe
#1 in Italy
#100 in the World
Acceptance Rate
55%
Enrollment
79,999
Founded
1088

For Mathematics

#21 in Europe
#101 in the World
Enrollment
170,000
Founded
1836

For Mathematics

#22 in Europe
#102 in the World
Acceptance Rate
4%
Enrollment
27,500
Founded
1636

For Mathematics

#23 in Europe
#106 in the World
Acceptance Rate
19%
Enrollment
12,500
Founded
1964

For Mathematics

#24 in Europe
#110 in the World
Acceptance Rate
84%
Enrollment
21,335
Founded
1952

For Mathematics

#25 in Europe
#2 in Italy
#111 in the World
Enrollment
100,155
Founded
1303

For Mathematics

#26 in Europe
#112 in the World
Acceptance Rate
11%
Enrollment
32,500
Founded
1948

For Mathematics

#27 in Europe
#1 in Germany
#113 in the World
Acceptance Rate
8%
Enrollment
44,000
Male:Female
63:37
Founded
1868

For Mathematics

#28 in Europe
#120 in the World
Acceptance Rate
14%
Enrollment
32,500
Founded
1905

For Mathematics

#29 in Europe
#122 in the World
Enrollment
22,500
Founded
1880

For Mathematics

#30 in Europe
#126 in the World
Enrollment
37,500
Founded
1904

For Mathematics

#31 in Europe
#2 in Belgium
#128 in the World
Enrollment
30,824
Founded
1425

For Mathematics

#32 in Europe
#3 in Belgium
#129 in the World
Enrollment
41,669
Founded
1817

For Mathematics

#33 in Europe
#2 in Germany
#131 in the World
Acceptance Rate
25%
Enrollment
23,321
Founded
2009

For Mathematics

#34 in Europe
#132 in the World
Enrollment
7,500
Founded
1956

For Mathematics

#35 in Europe
#1 in Norway
#138 in the World
Enrollment
26,650
Founded
1811

For Mathematics

#36 in Europe
#1 in Russia
#139 in the World
Acceptance Rate
14%
Enrollment
22,500
Founded
1724

For Mathematics

#37 in Europe
#1 in Austria
#143 in the World
Enrollment
93,628
Founded
1365

For Mathematics

#38 in Europe
#146 in the World
Acceptance Rate
65%
Enrollment
17,378
Founded
1927

For Mathematics

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

For Mathematics

#40 in Europe
#3 in Italy
#150 in the World
Enrollment
43,965
Male:Female
66:34
Founded
1863

For Mathematics

#41 in Europe
#2 in Sweden
#155 in the World
Acceptance Rate
45%
Enrollment
12,500
Founded
1827

For Mathematics

#42 in Europe
#3 in Germany
#156 in the World
Acceptance Rate
55%
Enrollment
50,918
Founded
1472

For Mathematics

#43 in Europe
#4 in Germany
#162 in the World
Acceptance Rate
10%
Enrollment
44,517
Founded
1870

For Mathematics

#44 in Europe
#1 in Spain
#163 in the World
Acceptance Rate
75%
Enrollment
22,397

For Mathematics

#45 in Europe
#4 in Italy
#165 in the World
Enrollment
62,876
Founded
1222

For Mathematics

#46 in Europe
#170 in the World
Enrollment
32,500
Founded
1451

For Mathematics

#47 in Europe
#2 in Norway
#171 in the World
Acceptance Rate
39%
Enrollment
42,031
Founded
1996

For Mathematics

#48 in Europe
#5 in Germany
#172 in the World
Enrollment
38,043
Founded
1818

For Mathematics

#49 in Europe
#173 in the World
Acceptance Rate
13%
Enrollment
32,500
Founded
1829

For Mathematics

#50 in Europe
#174 in the World
Acceptance Rate
87%
Enrollment
27,500
Founded
1963

For Mathematics

#51 in Europe
#177 in the World
Acceptance Rate
86%
Enrollment
17,500
Founded
1892

For Mathematics

#52 in Europe
#179 in the World
Acceptance Rate
19%
Enrollment
25,732

For Mathematics

#53 in Europe
#188 in the World
Acceptance Rate
63%
Enrollment
27,713
Founded
1575

For Mathematics

#54 in Europe
#189 in the World
Enrollment
37,500
Founded
1900

For Mathematics

#55 in Europe
#190 in the World
Enrollment
12,500
Founded
1961

For Mathematics

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

For Mathematics

#57 in Europe
#194 in the World
Enrollment
18,000
Founded
1976

For Mathematics

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

For Mathematics

#59 in Europe
#2 in Austria
#199 in the World
Enrollment
29,341
Founded
1872

For Mathematics

#60 in Europe
#6 in Germany
#208 in the World
Acceptance Rate
71%
Enrollment
26,457
Founded
1829

For Mathematics

#61 in Europe
#7 in Germany
#211 in the World
Acceptance Rate
52%
Enrollment
33,577
Founded
1946

For Mathematics

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

For Mathematics

#63 in Europe
#214 in the World
Acceptance Rate
5%
Enrollment
34,000
Founded
1614

For Mathematics

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

For Mathematics

#65 in Europe
#220 in the World
Acceptance Rate
14%
Enrollment
28,693
Founded
1881

For Mathematics

#66 in Europe
#5 in Italy
#221 in the World
Enrollment
65,234
Founded
1924

For Mathematics

#67 in Europe
#8 in Germany
#222 in the World
Acceptance Rate
29%
Enrollment
25,840
Founded
1877

For Mathematics

#68 in Europe
#9 in Germany
#226 in the World
Acceptance Rate
18%
Enrollment
35,587
Founded
1809

For Mathematics

#69 in Europe
#3 in Denmark
#228 in the World
Acceptance Rate
45%
Enrollment
7,500
Founded
1829

For Mathematics

#70 in Europe
#10 in Germany
#231 in the World
Enrollment
42,954
Founded
1962

For Mathematics

#71 in Europe
#4 in Sweden
#237 in the World
Acceptance Rate
43%
Enrollment
32,000
Founded
1975

For Mathematics

#72 in Europe
#5 in Sweden
#238 in the World
Acceptance Rate
85%
Enrollment
10,300
Founded
1829

For Mathematics

#73 in Europe
#1 in Greece
#240 in the World
Enrollment
59,370
Founded
2019

For Mathematics

#74 in Europe
#241 in the World
Acceptance Rate
20%
Enrollment
32,500
Founded
1997

For Mathematics

#75 in Europe
#6 in Italy
#242 in the World
Enrollment
32,500
Founded
1859

For Mathematics

#76 in Europe
#246 in the World
Acceptance Rate
42%
Enrollment
22,500
Founded
1964

For Mathematics

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

For Mathematics

#78 in Europe
#2 in Spain
#251 in the World
Acceptance Rate
29%
Enrollment
30,317
Founded
1968

For Mathematics

#79 in Europe
#2 in Greece
#252 in the World
Enrollment
12,500
Founded
1836

For Mathematics

#80 in Europe
#3 in Spain
#257 in the World
Enrollment
45,000
Founded
1531

For Mathematics

#81 in Europe
#3 in Greece
#260 in the World
Enrollment
70,461
Founded
1837

For Mathematics

#82 in Europe
#4 in Belgium
#266 in the World
Enrollment
24,000
Founded
1834

For Mathematics

#83 in Europe
#271 in the World
Acceptance Rate
68%
Enrollment
17,500
Founded
1966

For Mathematics

#84 in Europe
#11 in Germany
#272 in the World
Enrollment
11,800
Founded
1907

For Mathematics

#85 in Europe
#273 in the World
Enrollment
12,500
Founded
1495

For Mathematics

#86 in Europe
#4 in Spain
#274 in the World
Acceptance Rate
77%
Enrollment
71,806
Founded
1508

For Mathematics

#87 in Europe
#5 in Spain
#275 in the World
Acceptance Rate
75%
Enrollment
64,236

For Mathematics

#88 in Europe
#277 in the World
Enrollment
17,500
Founded
1965

For Mathematics

#89 in Europe
#12 in Germany
#278 in the World
Enrollment
25,277
Founded
1665

For Mathematics

#90 in Europe
#13 in Germany
#281 in the World
Enrollment
31,619
Founded
1734

For Mathematics

#91 in Europe
#284 in the World
Enrollment
17,500
Founded
1923

For Mathematics

#92 in Europe
#7 in Italy
#285 in the World
Acceptance Rate
25%
Enrollment
49,108
Founded
1343

For Mathematics

#93 in Europe
#14 in Germany
#286 in the World
Enrollment
43,957
Founded
1919

For Mathematics

#94 in Europe
#288 in the World
Acceptance Rate
21%
Enrollment
17,744

For Mathematics

#95 in Europe
#6 in Sweden
#291 in the World
Acceptance Rate
24%
Enrollment
33,147
Founded
1878

For Mathematics

#96 in Europe
#296 in the World
Acceptance Rate
65%
Enrollment
12,500
Founded
1966

For Mathematics

#97 in Europe
#4 in Denmark
#297 in the World
Enrollment
20,353
Founded
1974

For Mathematics

#98 in Europe
#15 in Germany
#298 in the World
Acceptance Rate
77%
Enrollment
46,429
Founded
1914

For Mathematics

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

For Mathematics

#100 in Europe
#302 in the World
Acceptance Rate
44%
Enrollment
22,500
Founded
1989