Best Universities for Neurosurgery in Europe

Below is the list of best universities in Europe ranked based on their research performance in Neurosurgery. A graph of 244K citations received by 12.2K academic papers made by 137 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 Neurosurgery

    Sapienza University of Rome logo
    Enrollment
    100,155
    Founded
    1303
  2. For Neurosurgery

    University of Zurich logo
    Acceptance Rate
    19%
    Enrollment
    25,732
  3. For Neurosurgery

    University of Munich logo
    Acceptance Rate
    55%
    Enrollment
    50,918
    Founded
    1472
  4. For Neurosurgery

    Heidelberg University - Germany logo
    Acceptance Rate
    17%
    Enrollment
    28,413
    Founded
    1386
  5. For Neurosurgery

    University of Cambridge logo
    Acceptance Rate
    21%
    Enrollment
    22,500
    Founded
    1209
  6. For Neurosurgery

    Goethe University of Frankfurt am Main logo
    Enrollment
    46,429
    Founded
    1914
  7. For Neurosurgery

    University of Bern logo
    Enrollment
    18,576
  8. For Neurosurgery

    University of Milan logo
    Acceptance Rate
    90%
    Enrollment
    45,000
    Founded
    1924
  9. For Neurosurgery

    Johannes Gutenberg University Mainz logo
    Enrollment
    33,132
    Founded
    1946
  10. For Neurosurgery

    RWTH Aachen University logo
    Acceptance Rate
    10%
    Enrollment
    44,517
    Founded
    1870
  11. For Neurosurgery

    University of Turin logo
    Enrollment
    45,000
    Founded
    1404
  12. For Neurosurgery

    University of Padua logo
    Enrollment
    59,279
    Founded
    1222
  13. For Neurosurgery

    University of Freiburg logo
    Acceptance Rate
    33%
    Enrollment
    24,391
    Founded
    1457
  14. For Neurosurgery

    University of Bonn logo
    Enrollment
    38,043
    Founded
    1818
  15. For Neurosurgery

    Charite - Medical University of Berlin logo
    Acceptance Rate
    4%
    Enrollment
    8,077
    Founded
    1710
  16. For Neurosurgery

    University of Oxford logo
    Acceptance Rate
    18%
    Enrollment
    27,500
    Founded
    1096
  17. For Neurosurgery

    Erasmus University Rotterdam logo
    Enrollment
    22,500
    Founded
    1913
  18. For Neurosurgery

    University of Vienna logo
    Enrollment
    93,628
    Founded
    1365
  19. For Neurosurgery

    Federico II University of Naples logo
    Enrollment
    78,324
    Founded
    1224
  20. For Neurosurgery

    Heinrich Heine University of Dusseldorf logo
    Enrollment
    33,715
    Male:Female
    42:58
    Founded
    1965
  21. For Neurosurgery

    University of Cologne logo
    Enrollment
    49,382
    Founded
    1388
  22. For Neurosurgery

    University College London logo
    Acceptance Rate
    63%
    Enrollment
    42,000
    Founded
    1826
  23. For Neurosurgery

    University of Erlangen Nuremberg logo
    Acceptance Rate
    45%
    Enrollment
    39,868
    Founded
    1743
  24. For Neurosurgery

    Catholic University of the Sacred Heart logo
    Acceptance Rate
    64%
    Enrollment
    42,500
    Founded
    1921
  25. For Neurosurgery

    Umea University logo
    Enrollment
    34,237
    Founded
    1965
  26. For Neurosurgery

    University of Gottingen logo
    Enrollment
    31,619
    Founded
    1734
  27. For Neurosurgery

    Utrecht University logo
    Enrollment
    27,500
    Founded
    1636
  28. For Neurosurgery

    University of Ulm logo
    Acceptance Rate
    13%
    Enrollment
    10,747
    Founded
    1967
  29. For Neurosurgery

    University of Hamburg logo
    Enrollment
    42,023
    Founded
    1919
  30. For Neurosurgery

    University of Tubingen logo
    Enrollment
    28,515
    Male:Female
    41:59
    Founded
    1477
  31. For Neurosurgery

    University of Florence logo
    Enrollment
    45,000
    Founded
    1321
  32. For Neurosurgery

    University of Helsinki logo
    Acceptance Rate
    17%
    Enrollment
    31,312
    Founded
    1640
  33. For Neurosurgery

    Saarland University logo
    Acceptance Rate
    35%
    Enrollment
    16,837
    Founded
    1948
  34. For Neurosurgery

    University of Marburg logo
    Enrollment
    24,758
    Founded
    1527
  35. For Neurosurgery

    Free University Amsterdam logo
    Enrollment
    22,500
    Founded
    1880
  36. For Neurosurgery

    Technical University of Munich logo
    Acceptance Rate
    8%
    Enrollment
    42,705
    Male:Female
    63:37
    Founded
    1868
  37. For Neurosurgery

    University of Amsterdam logo
    Acceptance Rate
    4%
    Enrollment
    31,123
    Founded
    1632
  38. For Neurosurgery

    Karolinska Institute logo
    Enrollment
    6,000
    Founded
    1861
  39. For Neurosurgery

    Free University of Berlin logo
    Acceptance Rate
    15%
    Enrollment
    33,000
    Founded
    1948
  40. For Neurosurgery

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

    University of Messina logo
    Enrollment
    22,500
    Founded
    1548
  42. For Neurosurgery

    University of Leipzig logo
    Acceptance Rate
    10%
    Enrollment
    30,226
    Founded
    1409
  43. For Neurosurgery

    University of Wurzburg logo
    Enrollment
    28,878
    Male:Female
    41:59
    Founded
    1402
  44. For Neurosurgery

    University of Nottingham logo
    Acceptance Rate
    11%
    Enrollment
    32,500
    Founded
    1948
  45. For Neurosurgery

    University of Brescia logo
    Acceptance Rate
    39%
    Enrollment
    12,500
    Founded
    1982
  46. For Neurosurgery

    Charles University logo
    Acceptance Rate
    29%
    Enrollment
    50,837
    Male:Female
    38:62
    Founded
    1348
  47. For Neurosurgery

    University of Gothenburg logo
    Acceptance Rate
    12%
    Enrollment
    49,150
    Founded
    1891
  48. For Neurosurgery

    Lund University logo
    Acceptance Rate
    34%
    Enrollment
    40,000
    Founded
    1666
  49. For Neurosurgery

    Ruhr University Bochum logo
    Enrollment
    42,425
    Founded
    1962
  50. For Neurosurgery

    Catholic University of Leuven logo
    Acceptance Rate
    100%
    Enrollment
    45,000
    Founded
    1425
  51. For Neurosurgery

    University of Siena logo
    Acceptance Rate
    81%
    Enrollment
    19,769
    Founded
    1240
  52. For Neurosurgery

    Norwegian University of Science and Technology logo
    Enrollment
    42,031
    Founded
    1996
  53. For Neurosurgery

    Free University of Brussels logo
    Acceptance Rate
    25%
    Enrollment
    24,000
    Founded
    1834
  54. For Neurosurgery

    Radboud University logo
    Enrollment
    17,500
    Founded
    1923
  55. For Neurosurgery

    University of Giessen logo
    Acceptance Rate
    9%
    Enrollment
    27,727
    Founded
    1607
  56. For Neurosurgery

    University of Montpellier logo
    Enrollment
    49,000
    Founded
    1289
  57. For Neurosurgery

    University of Genoa logo
    Enrollment
    36,728
    Founded
    1481
  58. For Neurosurgery

    Catholic University of Louvain logo
    Enrollment
    28,632
    Founded
    1425
  59. For Neurosurgery

    National and Kapodistrian University of Athens logo
    Enrollment
    70,461
    Founded
    1837
  60. For Neurosurgery

    University of Graz logo
    Enrollment
    32,230
    Founded
    1585
  61. For Neurosurgery

    University of Liege logo
    Enrollment
    17,000
    Founded
    1817
  62. For Neurosurgery

    University of Pavia logo
    Enrollment
    22,500
    Founded
    1361
  63. For Neurosurgery

    Medical University of Vienna logo
    Enrollment
    7,915
    Founded
    2004
  64. For Neurosurgery

    University of Munster logo
    Acceptance Rate
    15%
    Enrollment
    44,692
    Founded
    1780
  65. For Neurosurgery

    University of Pisa logo
    Acceptance Rate
    25%
    Enrollment
    49,108
    Founded
    1343
  66. For Neurosurgery

    University of Parma logo
    Enrollment
    28,791
    Founded
    1117
  67. For Neurosurgery

    University of Copenhagen logo
    Acceptance Rate
    37%
    Enrollment
    37,500
    Founded
    1479
  68. For Neurosurgery

    University of Rome Tor Vergata logo
    Enrollment
    32,985
    Founded
    1982
  69. For Neurosurgery

    University of Barcelona logo
    Acceptance Rate
    75%
    Enrollment
    63,617
  70. For Neurosurgery

    Kiel University logo
    Enrollment
    25,277
    Founded
    1665
  71. For Neurosurgery

    Martin Luther University of Halle-Wittenberg logo
    Acceptance Rate
    55%
    Enrollment
    20,390
    Founded
    1817
  72. For Neurosurgery

    Hannover Medical School logo
    Enrollment
    3,256
    Founded
    1965
  73. For Neurosurgery

    University of Antwerp logo
    Enrollment
    12,500
    Founded
    2003
  74. For Neurosurgery

    University of Edinburgh logo
    Acceptance Rate
    51%
    Enrollment
    32,500
    Founded
    1583
  75. For Neurosurgery

    Autonomous University of Barcelona logo
    Acceptance Rate
    75%
    Enrollment
    26,467
  76. For Neurosurgery

    University of Bari logo
    Enrollment
    42,500
    Founded
    1924
  77. For Neurosurgery

    University of Oslo logo
    Acceptance Rate
    5%
    Enrollment
    27,505
    Founded
    1811
  78. For Neurosurgery

    Maastricht University logo
    Enrollment
    18,000
    Founded
    1976
  79. For Neurosurgery

    Imperial College London logo
    Acceptance Rate
    15%
    Enrollment
    17,565
    Founded
    1907
  80. For Neurosurgery

    Vita-Salute San Raffaele University logo
    Acceptance Rate
    5%
    Enrollment
    2,500
    Founded
    1996
  81. For Neurosurgery

    University of Campania Luigi Vanvitelli logo
    Enrollment
    22,500
    Founded
    1991
  82. For Neurosurgery

    University of Oulu logo
    Acceptance Rate
    20%
    Enrollment
    2,900
    Founded
    1958
  83. For Neurosurgery

    University of Salford logo
    Acceptance Rate
    5%
    Enrollment
    22,500
    Founded
    1967
  84. For Neurosurgery

    Medical University of Innsbruck logo
    Enrollment
    3,134
    Founded
    2004
  85. For Neurosurgery

    University of Regensburg logo
    Enrollment
    21,558
    Founded
    1962
  86. For Neurosurgery

    University of Palermo logo
    Enrollment
    42,500
    Founded
    1806
  87. For Neurosurgery

    University of Verona logo
    Enrollment
    20,726
    Founded
    1959
  88. For Neurosurgery

    Aristotle University of Thessaloniki logo
    Enrollment
    74
    Founded
    1925
  89. For Neurosurgery

    University of Southern Denmark logo
    Enrollment
    12,500
    Founded
    1966
  90. For Neurosurgery

    University of Groningen logo
    Enrollment
    32,700
    Founded
    1614
  91. For Neurosurgery

    Uppsala University logo
    Acceptance Rate
    75%
    Enrollment
    32,500
    Founded
    1477
  92. For Neurosurgery

    University of Santiago de Compostela logo
    Acceptance Rate
    45%
    Enrollment
    27,500
    Founded
    1495
  93. For Neurosurgery

    Polytechnical University of Marche logo
    Enrollment
    17,500
    Founded
    1969
  94. For Neurosurgery

    University of Catania logo
    Acceptance Rate
    25%
    Enrollment
    42,500
    Founded
    1434
  95. For Neurosurgery

    University of Lubeck logo
    Enrollment
    3,345
    Founded
    1964
  96. For Neurosurgery

    Dresden University of Technology logo
    Enrollment
    36,962
    Founded
    1828
  97. For Neurosurgery

    Ghent University logo
    Enrollment
    41,669
    Founded
    1817
  98. For Neurosurgery

    Paris Diderot University logo
    Acceptance Rate
    100%
    Enrollment
    25,889
    Founded
    1970
  99. For Neurosurgery

    University of Southampton logo
    Acceptance Rate
    75%
    Enrollment
    21,335
    Founded
    1952
  100. For Neurosurgery

    University of Milano-Bicocca logo
    Enrollment
    33,741
    Male:Female
    38:62
    Founded
    1998