The Times Higher Education World University Rankings 2013-2014 powered by Thomson Reuters are the only global university performance tables to judge world class universities across all of their core missions - teaching, research, knowledge transfer and international outlook. The top universities rankings employ 13 carefully calibrated performance indicators to provide the most comprehensive and balanced comparisons available, which are trusted by students, academics, university leaders, industry and governments.

World rankings - Europe

Rank Institution Location Overall score change criteria
2 University of Oxford United Kingdom
93.9
7 University of Cambridge United Kingdom
92.3
10 Imperial College London United Kingdom
87.5
14 ETH Zürich – Swiss Federal Institute of Technology Zürich Switzerland
84.5
21 University College London (UCL) United Kingdom
77.6
32 London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE) United Kingdom
69.8
36 Karolinska Institute Sweden
67.8
37 École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne Switzerland
67.7
38 King's College London United Kingdom
67.6
39 University of Edinburgh United Kingdom
67.5
55 Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München Germany
63.1
58 University of Manchester United Kingdom
62.3
61 KU Leuven Belgium
61.3
63 Georg-August-Universität Göttingen Germany
59.9
65 École Normale Supérieure France
59.8
67 Leiden University Netherlands
59.4
68 Universität Heidelberg Germany
59.2
69 Delft University of Technology Netherlands
59.1
70 École Polytechnique France
59.0
73 Erasmus University Rotterdam Netherlands
58.1
74 Universität Basel Switzerland
57.7
74 Utrecht University Netherlands
57.7
77 Wageningen University and Research Center Netherlands
56.8
79 University of Bristol United Kingdom
56.3
80 Durham University United Kingdom
56.1
83 University of Amsterdam Netherlands
55.9
85 Ghent University Belgium
55.5
86 Freie Universität Berlin Germany
55.3
87 Technische Universität München Germany
55.2
94 Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin Germany
53.8
96 Université Pierre et Marie Curie France
53.5
98 University of Groningen Netherlands
52.9
98 Maastricht University Netherlands
52.9
100 University of York United Kingdom
52.6
100 University of Helsinki Finland
52.6
102 Royal Holloway, University of London United Kingdom
52.5
103 Stockholm University Sweden
52.4
106 Eindhoven University of Technology Netherlands
52.3
111 Uppsala University Sweden
51.9
112 University of Sheffield United Kingdom
51.8
114 Queen Mary, University of London United Kingdom
51.7
114 Université Paris-Sud France
51.7
117 University of Glasgow United Kingdom
51.6
117 KTH Royal Institute of Technology Sweden
51.6
117 University of St Andrews United Kingdom
51.6
117 Technical University of Denmark Denmark
51.6
121 University of Zürich Switzerland
51.2
121 University of Sussex United Kingdom
51.2
123 Lund University Sweden
51.1
124 University of Geneva Switzerland
51.0
129 RWTH Aachen University Germany
50.3
129 Trinity College Dublin Republic of Ireland
50.3
131 Radboud University Nijmegen Netherlands
50.2
132 Université de Lausanne Switzerland
50.1
137 Lancaster University United Kingdom
49.7
138 Aarhus University Denmark
49.6
139 University of Leeds United Kingdom
49.5
141 University of Warwick United Kingdom
49.4
144 VU University Amsterdam Netherlands
49.0
146 University of Southampton United Kingdom
48.9
148 University of Exeter United Kingdom
48.7
150 University of Copenhagen Denmark
48.5
152 Albert-Ludwigs-Universität Freiburg Germany
48.4
153 University of Birmingham United Kingdom
48.3
154 Karlsruhe Institute of Technology Germany
48.0
155 Université Joseph Fourier, Grenoble France
47.8
156 École Normale Supérieure de Lyon France
47.5
157 University of Nottingham United Kingdom
47.4
157 University of Bern Switzerland
47.4
161 University College Dublin Republic of Ireland
46.7
161 University of Leicester United Kingdom
46.7
164 Pompeu Fabra University Spain
46.6
164 University of Antwerp Belgium
46.6
169 University of Liverpool United Kingdom
46.3
170 University of Vienna Austria
46.2
170 University of Twente Netherlands
46.2
172 Université Catholique de Louvain Belgium
46.1
174 University of East Anglia United Kingdom
46.0
176 Université Libre de Bruxelles Belgium
45.9
178 Université Paris Diderot - Paris 7 France
45.8
181 Universität Bonn Germany
45.6
185 University of Oslo Norway
45.3
188 University of Aberdeen United Kingdom
45.2
193 Mines ParisTech France
44.9
194 University of Reading United Kingdom
44.8
196 University of Dundee United Kingdom
44.7
198 Newcastle University United Kingdom
44.5
201-225 University of Bergen Norway
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201-225 Birkbeck, University of London United Kingdom
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201-225 Cardiff University United Kingdom
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201-225 Johann Wolfgang Goethe-Universität Frankfurt am Main Germany
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201-225 University of Gothenburg Sweden
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201-225 University of Innsbruck Austria
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201-225 St George's, University of London United Kingdom
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201-225 University of Strasbourg France
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201-225 University of Trento Italy
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201-225 Eberhard Karls Universität Tübingen Germany
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201-225 Universität Ulm Germany
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226-250 Autonomous University of Barcelona Spain
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226-250 University of Barcelona Spain
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226-250 Technische Universität Darmstadt Germany
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226-250 Friedrich-Alexander-Universität Erlangen-Nürnberg Germany
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226-250 Christian-Albrechts-Universität zu Kiel Germany
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226-250 Universität Konstanz Germany
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226-250 University of Milan-Bicocca Italy
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226-250 Lomonosov Moscow State University Russian Federation
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226-250 Westfälische Wilhelms-Universität Münster Germany
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226-250 Tilburg University Netherlands
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226-250 University of Trieste Italy
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226-250 University of Turin Italy
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226-250 Vienna University of Technology Austria
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226-250 Universität Würzburg Germany
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251-275 Brunel University United Kingdom
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251-275 Universität zu Köln Germany
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251-275 Technische Universität Dresden Germany
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251-275 University of Essex United Kingdom
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251-275 Vrije Universiteit Brussel Belgium
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251-275 University of Iceland Iceland
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251-275 Medical University of Vienna Austria
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251-275 Université Montpellier 2 France
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251-275 Norwegian University of Science and Technology Norway
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251-275 University of Pavia Italy
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251-275 Queen's University Belfast United Kingdom
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251-275 Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences Sweden
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276-300 University of Bath United Kingdom
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276-300 University of Bologna Italy
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276-300 Chalmers University of Technology Sweden
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276-300 University College Cork Republic of Ireland
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276-300 University of Fribourg Switzerland
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276-300 University of Milan Italy
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276-300 Plymouth University United Kingdom
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276-300 Polytechnic University of Milan Italy
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276-300 University of Southern Denmark Denmark
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301-350 Aalborg University Denmark
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301-350 Aalto University Finland
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301-350 Aberystwyth University United Kingdom
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301-350 Bangor University United Kingdom
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301-350 Universität Bayreuth Germany
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301-350 Universität Bielefeld Germany
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301-350 Université Claude Bernard Lyon 1 France
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301-350 University of Crete Greece
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301-350 University of Eastern Finland Finland
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301-350 Heriot-Watt University United Kingdom
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301-350 University of Hertfordshire United Kingdom
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301-350 Keele University United Kingdom
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301-350 Université de Liège Belgium
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301-350 Linköping University Sweden
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301-350 Autonomous University of Madrid Spain
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301-350 National University of Ireland, Galway Republic of Ireland
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301-350 University of Padua Italy
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301-350 University of Pisa Italy
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301-350 University of Salento Italy
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301-350 Sapienza University of Rome Italy
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301-350 University of Tampere Finland
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301-350 Umeå University Sweden
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301-350 University of Warsaw Poland
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351-400 University of Bari Aldo Moro Italy
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351-400 Charles University in Prague Czech Republic
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351-400 Universität Duisburg-Essen Germany
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351-400 University of Ferrara Italy
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351-400 University of Florence Italy
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351-400 Karl-Franzens-Universität Graz Austria
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351-400 Leibniz Universität Hannover Germany
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351-400 National University of Ireland, Maynooth Republic of Ireland
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351-400 Johannes Kepler Universität Linz Austria
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351-400 University of Jyväskylä Finland
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351-400 Liverpool John Moores University United Kingdom
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351-400 Loughborough University United Kingdom
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351-400 University of Minho Portugal
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351-400 University of Navarra Spain
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351-400 University of Porto Portugal
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351-400 University of Portsmouth United Kingdom
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351-400 University of Rovira i Virgili Spain
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351-400 Ruhr-Universität Bochum Germany
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351-400 University of Stirling United Kingdom
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351-400 University of Surrey United Kingdom
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351-400 University of Tartu Estonia
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351-400 University of Tromsø Norway
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351-400 Polytechnic University of Valencia Spain
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351-400 University of Valencia Spain
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351-400 University of Vigo Spain
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