Best Surgeons Medical Schools in Europe

Below is the list of best universities in Europe ranked based on their research performance in Surgery. A graph of 14.5M citations received by 323K academic papers made by 412 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 Surgery

#1 in Europe
#22 in the World
Enrollment
22,500
Founded
1913

For Surgery

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

For Surgery

#3 in Europe
#1 in Italy
#31 in the World
Enrollment
65,234
Founded
1924

For Surgery

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

For Surgery

#5 in Europe
#1 in Germany
#35 in the World
Acceptance Rate
17%
Enrollment
28,413
Founded
1386

For Surgery

#6 in Europe
#40 in the World
Acceptance Rate
19%
Enrollment
25,732

For Surgery

#7 in Europe
#42 in the World
Acceptance Rate
15%
Enrollment
17,565
Founded
1907

For Surgery

#8 in Europe
#2 in Italy
#43 in the World
Enrollment
100,155
Founded
1303

For Surgery

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

For Surgery

#10 in Europe
#1 in Sweden
#45 in the World
Enrollment
6,000
Founded
1861

For Surgery

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

For Surgery

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

For Surgery

#13 in Europe
#54 in the World
Enrollment
42,000
Founded
1826

For Surgery

#14 in Europe
#55 in the World
Enrollment
18,576

For Surgery

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

For Surgery

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

For Surgery

#17 in Europe
#67 in the World
Acceptance Rate
4%
Enrollment
27,500
Founded
1636

For Surgery

#18 in Europe
#3 in Italy
#69 in the World
Enrollment
62,876
Founded
1222

For Surgery

#19 in Europe
#1 in Spain
#78 in the World
Acceptance Rate
75%
Enrollment
64,236

For Surgery

#20 in Europe
#3 in Germany
#80 in the World
Enrollment
8,077
Founded
1710

For Surgery

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

For Surgery

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

For Surgery

#23 in Europe
#1 in Greece
#104 in the World
Enrollment
70,461
Founded
1837

For Surgery

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

For Surgery

#25 in Europe
#5 in Italy
#111 in the World
Enrollment
45,000
Founded
1404

For Surgery

#26 in Europe
#2 in Austria
#114 in the World
Acceptance Rate
9%
Enrollment
7,915
Founded
2004

For Surgery

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

For Surgery

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

For Surgery

#29 in Europe
#5 in Germany
#123 in the World
Acceptance Rate
10%
Enrollment
3,256
Founded
1965

For Surgery

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

For Surgery

#31 in Europe
#126 in the World
Enrollment
42,500
Founded
1824

For Surgery

#32 in Europe
#6 in Germany
#127 in the World
Acceptance Rate
45%
Enrollment
38,878
Founded
1743

For Surgery

#33 in Europe
#7 in Germany
#135 in the World
Acceptance Rate
20%
Enrollment
49,382
Male:Female
39:61
Founded
1388

For Surgery

#34 in Europe
#8 in Germany
#136 in the World
Acceptance Rate
77%
Enrollment
46,429
Founded
1914

For Surgery

#35 in Europe
#9 in Germany
#139 in the World
Acceptance Rate
35%
Enrollment
33,132
Founded
1946

For Surgery

#36 in Europe
#3 in Sweden
#142 in the World
Acceptance Rate
34%
Enrollment
34,237
Founded
1965

For Surgery

#37 in Europe
#6 in Italy
#145 in the World
Acceptance Rate
5%
Enrollment
3,500
Founded
1996

For Surgery

#38 in Europe
#146 in the World
Enrollment
37,500
Founded
1900

For Surgery

#39 in Europe
#148 in the World
Enrollment
170,000
Founded
1836

For Surgery

#40 in Europe
#10 in Germany
#149 in the World
Enrollment
37,473
Male:Female
42:58
Founded
1965

For Surgery

#41 in Europe
#7 in Italy
#150 in the World
Acceptance Rate
66%
Enrollment
42,500
Founded
1921

For Surgery

#42 in Europe
#11 in Germany
#157 in the World
Acceptance Rate
8%
Enrollment
28,515
Male:Female
41:59
Founded
1477

For Surgery

#43 in Europe
#4 in Sweden
#158 in the World
Enrollment
49,150
Founded
1891

For Surgery

#44 in Europe
#2 in Spain
#160 in the World
Acceptance Rate
75%
Enrollment
30,926

For Surgery

#45 in Europe
#12 in Germany
#161 in the World
Acceptance Rate
10%
Enrollment
31,088
Founded
1409

For Surgery

#46 in Europe
#164 in the World
Acceptance Rate
44%
Enrollment
22,500
Founded
1989

For Surgery

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

For Surgery

#48 in Europe
#1 in Norway
#167 in the World
Enrollment
26,650
Founded
1811

For Surgery

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

For Surgery

#50 in Europe
#170 in the World
Enrollment
17,500
Founded
1923

For Surgery

#51 in Europe
#172 in the World
Acceptance Rate
14%
Enrollment
28,693
Founded
1881

For Surgery

#52 in Europe
#13 in Germany
#173 in the World
Acceptance Rate
13%
Enrollment
10,747
Founded
1967

For Surgery

#53 in Europe
#8 in Italy
#174 in the World
Enrollment
45,000
Founded
1321

For Surgery

#54 in Europe
#14 in Germany
#175 in the World
Acceptance Rate
15%
Enrollment
44,692
Founded
1780

For Surgery

#55 in Europe
#177 in the World
Enrollment
32,500
Founded
1451

For Surgery

#56 in Europe
#15 in Germany
#178 in the World
Acceptance Rate
10%
Enrollment
44,517
Founded
1870

For Surgery

#57 in Europe
#179 in the World
Acceptance Rate
13%
Enrollment
32,500
Founded
1829

For Surgery

#58 in Europe
#16 in Germany
#180 in the World
Acceptance Rate
33%
Enrollment
24,391
Founded
1457

For Surgery

#59 in Europe
#17 in Germany
#183 in the World
Enrollment
43,957
Founded
1919

For Surgery

#60 in Europe
#9 in Italy
#185 in the World
Acceptance Rate
25%
Enrollment
49,108
Founded
1343

For Surgery

#61 in Europe
#10 in Italy
#186 in the World
Acceptance Rate
83%
Enrollment
23,000
Founded
1959

For Surgery

#62 in Europe
#11 in Italy
#187 in the World
Enrollment
78,324
Founded
1224

For Surgery

#63 in Europe
#188 in the World
Acceptance Rate
87%
Enrollment
27,500
Founded
1963

For Surgery

#64 in Europe
#190 in the World
Enrollment
37,500
Founded
1904

For Surgery

#65 in Europe
#192 in the World
Acceptance Rate
20%
Enrollment
32,500
Founded
1997

For Surgery

#66 in Europe
#5 in Sweden
#198 in the World
Acceptance Rate
75%
Enrollment
32,500
Founded
1477

For Surgery

#67 in Europe
#199 in the World
Enrollment
22,500
Founded
1880

For Surgery

#68 in Europe
#18 in Germany
#203 in the World
Enrollment
42,954
Founded
1962

For Surgery

#69 in Europe
#210 in the World
Acceptance Rate
63%
Enrollment
27,713
Founded
1575

For Surgery

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

For Surgery

#71 in Europe
#212 in the World
Acceptance Rate
35%
Enrollment
49,508
Founded
1348

For Surgery

#72 in Europe
#12 in Italy
#213 in the World
Enrollment
36,728
Founded
1481

For Surgery

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

For Surgery

#74 in Europe
#19 in Germany
#219 in the World
Enrollment
31,619
Founded
1734

For Surgery

#75 in Europe
#222 in the World
Acceptance Rate
84%
Enrollment
21,335
Founded
1952

For Surgery

#76 in Europe
#20 in Germany
#223 in the World
Acceptance Rate
18%
Enrollment
35,587
Founded
1809

For Surgery

#77 in Europe
#13 in Italy
#225 in the World
Enrollment
22,500
Founded
1361

For Surgery

#78 in Europe
#233 in the World
Acceptance Rate
5%
Enrollment
34,000
Founded
1614

For Surgery

#79 in Europe
#14 in Italy
#234 in the World
Enrollment
27,500
Founded
1982

For Surgery

#80 in Europe
#2 in Greece
#235 in the World
Enrollment
74
Founded
1925

For Surgery

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

For Surgery

#82 in Europe
#21 in Germany
#238 in the World
Enrollment
38,043
Founded
1818

For Surgery

#83 in Europe
#1 in France
#240 in the World
Acceptance Rate
11%
Enrollment
32,302
Founded
2019

For Surgery

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

For Surgery

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

For Surgery

#86 in Europe
#2 in Belgium
#250 in the World
Enrollment
30,824
Founded
1425

For Surgery

#87 in Europe
#3 in Austria
#262 in the World
Enrollment
3,134
Founded
2004

For Surgery

#88 in Europe
#7 in Sweden
#263 in the World
Acceptance Rate
35%
Enrollment
24,000
Founded
1998

For Surgery

#89 in Europe
#2 in Denmark
#264 in the World
Enrollment
33,020
Founded
1928

For Surgery

#90 in Europe
#265 in the World
Enrollment
17,500
Founded
1967

For Surgery

#91 in Europe
#22 in Germany
#268 in the World
Acceptance Rate
18%
Enrollment
28,878
Male:Female
41:59
Founded
1402

For Surgery

#92 in Europe
#3 in Belgium
#269 in the World
Enrollment
25,421
Founded
1817

For Surgery

#93 in Europe
#4 in Belgium
#273 in the World
Enrollment
24,000
Founded
1834

For Surgery

#94 in Europe
#23 in Germany
#275 in the World
Acceptance Rate
15%
Enrollment
33,000
Founded
1948

For Surgery

#95 in Europe
#4 in Austria
#279 in the World
Acceptance Rate
15%
Enrollment
32,230
Founded
1585

For Surgery

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

For Surgery

#97 in Europe
#15 in Italy
#282 in the World
Acceptance Rate
70%
Enrollment
26,732
Founded
1308

For Surgery

#98 in Europe
#5 in Belgium
#286 in the World
Enrollment
41,669
Founded
1817

For Surgery

#99 in Europe
#24 in Germany
#287 in the World
Enrollment
25,277
Founded
1665

For Surgery

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