Best Universities for Astrophysics and Astronomy in Europe

Below is the list of best universities in Europe ranked based on their research performance in Astrophysics and Astronomy. A graph of 6.7M citations received by 162K academic papers made by 307 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 Astrophysics and Astronomy

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

For Astrophysics and Astronomy

#2 in Europe
#8 in the World
Acceptance Rate
41%
Enrollment
19,520
Founded
1832

For Astrophysics and Astronomy

#3 in Europe
#23 in the World
Acceptance Rate
18%
Enrollment
27,500
Founded
1096

For Astrophysics and Astronomy

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

For Astrophysics and Astronomy

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

For Astrophysics and Astronomy

#6 in Europe
#32 in the World
Acceptance Rate
63%
Enrollment
27,713
Founded
1575

For Astrophysics and Astronomy

#7 in Europe
#34 in the World
Enrollment
42,500
Founded
1824

For Astrophysics and Astronomy

#8 in Europe
#35 in the World
Acceptance Rate
5%
Enrollment
31,123
Founded
1632

For Astrophysics and Astronomy

#9 in Europe
#1 in France
#36 in the World
Enrollment
25,889
Founded
1970

For Astrophysics and Astronomy

#10 in Europe
#39 in the World
Acceptance Rate
51%
Enrollment
32,500
Founded
1583

For Astrophysics and Astronomy

#11 in Europe
#1 in Belgium
#41 in the World
Enrollment
25,421
Founded
1817

For Astrophysics and Astronomy

#12 in Europe
#1 in Italy
#42 in the World
Enrollment
62,876
Founded
1222

For Astrophysics and Astronomy

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

For Astrophysics and Astronomy

#14 in Europe
#45 in the World
Enrollment
12,500
Founded
1413

For Astrophysics and Astronomy

#15 in Europe
#47 in the World
Acceptance Rate
21%
Enrollment
17,744

For Astrophysics and Astronomy

#16 in Europe
#48 in the World
Acceptance Rate
15%
Enrollment
17,565
Founded
1907

For Astrophysics and Astronomy

#17 in Europe
#2 in Germany
#50 in the World
Enrollment
38,043
Founded
1818

For Astrophysics and Astronomy

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

For Astrophysics and Astronomy

#19 in Europe
#55 in the World
Acceptance Rate
84%
Enrollment
21,335
Founded
1952

For Astrophysics and Astronomy

#20 in Europe
#3 in Italy
#59 in the World
Acceptance Rate
5%
Enrollment
375
Founded
1978

For Astrophysics and Astronomy

#21 in Europe
#60 in the World
Acceptance Rate
20%
Enrollment
32,500
Founded
1997

For Astrophysics and Astronomy

#22 in Europe
#68 in the World
Enrollment
37,500
Founded
1900

For Astrophysics and Astronomy

#23 in Europe
#1 in Sweden
#69 in the World
Acceptance Rate
24%
Enrollment
33,147
Founded
1878

For Astrophysics and Astronomy

#24 in Europe
#70 in the World
Acceptance Rate
27%
Enrollment
23,420

For Astrophysics and Astronomy

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

For Astrophysics and Astronomy

#26 in Europe
#73 in the World
Acceptance Rate
70%
Enrollment
22,500
Founded
1992

For Astrophysics and Astronomy

#27 in Europe
#4 in Italy
#75 in the World
Enrollment
100,155
Founded
1303

For Astrophysics and Astronomy

#28 in Europe
#76 in the World
Acceptance Rate
44%
Enrollment
22,500
Founded
1989

For Astrophysics and Astronomy

#29 in Europe
#2 in Belgium
#78 in the World
Enrollment
62,693
Founded
1425

For Astrophysics and Astronomy

#30 in Europe
#80 in the World
Enrollment
22,500
Founded
1992

For Astrophysics and Astronomy

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

For Astrophysics and Astronomy

#32 in Europe
#1 in Spain
#82 in the World
Acceptance Rate
75%
Enrollment
22,500
Founded
1927

For Astrophysics and Astronomy

#33 in Europe
#1 in Russia
#84 in the World
Acceptance Rate
12%
Enrollment
27,500
Founded
1755

For Astrophysics and Astronomy

#34 in Europe
#3 in Germany
#87 in the World
Enrollment
25,277
Founded
1665

For Astrophysics and Astronomy

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

For Astrophysics and Astronomy

#36 in Europe
#89 in the World
Enrollment
12,500
Founded
1962

For Astrophysics and Astronomy

#37 in Europe
#93 in the World
Acceptance Rate
14%
Enrollment
27,278
Founded
1965

For Astrophysics and Astronomy

#38 in Europe
#94 in the World
Acceptance Rate
14%
Enrollment
32,500
Founded
1905

For Astrophysics and Astronomy

#39 in Europe
#1 in Austria
#95 in the World
Enrollment
93,628
Founded
1365

For Astrophysics and Astronomy

#40 in Europe
#1 in Norway
#96 in the World
Enrollment
26,650
Founded
1811

For Astrophysics and Astronomy

#41 in Europe
#2 in Spain
#97 in the World
Acceptance Rate
75%
Enrollment
64,236

For Astrophysics and Astronomy

#42 in Europe
#98 in the World
Acceptance Rate
11%
Enrollment
32,500
Founded
1948

For Astrophysics and Astronomy

#43 in Europe
#2 in Denmark
#99 in the World
Enrollment
33,020
Founded
1928

For Astrophysics and Astronomy

#44 in Europe
#100 in the World
Acceptance Rate
4%
Enrollment
27,500
Founded
1636

For Astrophysics and Astronomy

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

For Astrophysics and Astronomy

#46 in Europe
#102 in the World
Enrollment
27,500
Founded
1955

For Astrophysics and Astronomy

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

For Astrophysics and Astronomy

#48 in Europe
#4 in Germany
#111 in the World
Acceptance Rate
20%
Enrollment
49,382
Male:Female
39:61
Founded
1388

For Astrophysics and Astronomy

#49 in Europe
#113 in the World
Enrollment
12,811

For Astrophysics and Astronomy

#50 in Europe
#5 in Germany
#115 in the World
Enrollment
43,957
Founded
1919

For Astrophysics and Astronomy

#51 in Europe
#117 in the World
Enrollment
37,500
Founded
1904

For Astrophysics and Astronomy

#52 in Europe
#2 in France
#121 in the World
Enrollment
31,400
Founded
2014

For Astrophysics and Astronomy

#53 in Europe
#3 in Spain
#125 in the World
Acceptance Rate
77%
Enrollment
71,806
Founded
1508

For Astrophysics and Astronomy

#54 in Europe
#131 in the World
Acceptance Rate
35%
Enrollment
22,500
Founded
1849

For Astrophysics and Astronomy

#55 in Europe
#6 in Germany
#133 in the World
Enrollment
42,954
Founded
1962

For Astrophysics and Astronomy

#56 in Europe
#5 in Italy
#136 in the World
Enrollment
65,234
Founded
1924

For Astrophysics and Astronomy

#57 in Europe
#138 in the World
Enrollment
32,500
Founded
1451

For Astrophysics and Astronomy

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

For Astrophysics and Astronomy

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

For Astrophysics and Astronomy

#60 in Europe
#7 in Germany
#143 in the World
Acceptance Rate
8%
Enrollment
28,515
Male:Female
41:59
Founded
1477

For Astrophysics and Astronomy

#61 in Europe
#1 in Portugal
#144 in the World
Acceptance Rate
59%
Enrollment
29,178
Founded
1911

For Astrophysics and Astronomy

#62 in Europe
#3 in France
#146 in the World
Enrollment
2,400
Founded
1794

For Astrophysics and Astronomy

#63 in Europe
#8 in Germany
#149 in the World
Acceptance Rate
55%
Enrollment
50,918
Founded
1472

For Astrophysics and Astronomy

#64 in Europe
#4 in France
#150 in the World
Enrollment
2,469
Founded
1987

For Astrophysics and Astronomy

#65 in Europe
#4 in Spain
#153 in the World
Acceptance Rate
75%
Enrollment
27,500
Founded
1968

For Astrophysics and Astronomy

#66 in Europe
#6 in Italy
#154 in the World
Enrollment
17,500
Founded
1877

For Astrophysics and Astronomy

#67 in Europe
#2 in Finland
#158 in the World
Acceptance Rate
15%
Enrollment
20,800
Male:Female
38:62
Founded
1920

For Astrophysics and Astronomy

#68 in Europe
#9 in Germany
#159 in the World
Enrollment
31,619
Founded
1734

For Astrophysics and Astronomy

#69 in Europe
#162 in the World
Enrollment
17,500
Founded
1923

For Astrophysics and Astronomy

#70 in Europe
#7 in Italy
#167 in the World
Enrollment
27,500
Founded
1982

For Astrophysics and Astronomy

#71 in Europe
#170 in the World
Enrollment
18,576

For Astrophysics and Astronomy

#72 in Europe
#3 in Finland
#172 in the World
Acceptance Rate
20%
Enrollment
2,900
Founded
1958

For Astrophysics and Astronomy

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

For Astrophysics and Astronomy

#74 in Europe
#3 in Belgium
#174 in the World
Enrollment
24,000
Founded
1834

For Astrophysics and Astronomy

#75 in Europe
#5 in France
#179 in the World
Enrollment
78,000
Founded
2012

For Astrophysics and Astronomy

#76 in Europe
#8 in Italy
#180 in the World
Acceptance Rate
25%
Enrollment
49,108
Founded
1343

For Astrophysics and Astronomy

#77 in Europe
#9 in Italy
#182 in the World
Enrollment
45,000
Founded
1404

For Astrophysics and Astronomy

#78 in Europe
#6 in France
#185 in the World
Enrollment
35,037
Founded
1150

For Astrophysics and Astronomy

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

For Astrophysics and Astronomy

#80 in Europe
#7 in France
#187 in the World
Enrollment
55,000
Founded
1339

For Astrophysics and Astronomy

#81 in Europe
#8 in France
#188 in the World
Enrollment
28,333
Founded
1965

For Astrophysics and Astronomy

#82 in Europe
#10 in Germany
#189 in the World
Enrollment
20,878
Founded
1991

For Astrophysics and Astronomy

#83 in Europe
#10 in Italy
#190 in the World
Enrollment
45,000
Founded
1321

For Astrophysics and Astronomy

#84 in Europe
#192 in the World
Acceptance Rate
23%
Enrollment
22,500
Founded
1992

For Astrophysics and Astronomy

#85 in Europe
#5 in Spain
#196 in the World
Acceptance Rate
55%
Enrollment
58,390

For Astrophysics and Astronomy

#86 in Europe
#2 in Poland
#199 in the World
Acceptance Rate
35%
Enrollment
41,661
Founded
1364

For Astrophysics and Astronomy

#87 in Europe
#1 in Hungary
#201 in the World
Acceptance Rate
35%
Enrollment
2,800
Founded
1635

For Astrophysics and Astronomy

#88 in Europe
#202 in the World
Enrollment
11,449

For Astrophysics and Astronomy

#89 in Europe
#4 in Sweden
#204 in the World
Acceptance Rate
85%
Enrollment
10,300
Founded
1829

For Astrophysics and Astronomy

#90 in Europe
#11 in Germany
#205 in the World
Acceptance Rate
60%
Enrollment
18,219
Founded
1558

For Astrophysics and Astronomy

#91 in Europe
#12 in Germany
#209 in the World
Acceptance Rate
45%
Enrollment
38,878
Founded
1743

For Astrophysics and Astronomy

#92 in Europe
#9 in France
#214 in the World
Enrollment
50,822
Founded
1621

For Astrophysics and Astronomy

#93 in Europe
#219 in the World
Acceptance Rate
35%
Enrollment
49,508
Founded
1348

For Astrophysics and Astronomy

#94 in Europe
#10 in France
#226 in the World
Enrollment
49,000
Founded
1289

For Astrophysics and Astronomy

#95 in Europe
#230 in the World
Enrollment
27,500
Founded
1992

For Astrophysics and Astronomy

#96 in Europe
#4 in Belgium
#232 in the World
Enrollment
41,669
Founded
1817

For Astrophysics and Astronomy

#97 in Europe
#1 in Greece
#233 in the World
Enrollment
74
Founded
1925

For Astrophysics and Astronomy

#98 in Europe
#11 in Italy
#235 in the World
Enrollment
42,500
Founded
1806

For Astrophysics and Astronomy

#99 in Europe
#2 in Greece
#238 in the World
Enrollment
12,500
Founded
1973

For Astrophysics and Astronomy

#100 in Europe
#3 in Greece
#239 in the World
Enrollment
70,461
Founded
1837