The Top Schools of Architecture Worldwide for 2018

One thing that architects have in common would be that they all finished a degree in architecture before they became good at what they do. There are a number of colleges and universities globally that offer a degree in architecture, but it would still be great to know the best institution that offers this curriculum.

If you are an aspiring architect and wish to receive formal education, here are the top schools of architecture around the world for 2018.

USA and Canada

The Massachusetts Institute of Technology
University of California, Berkeley
Harvard University
University of British Columbia
University of Toronto


University College London’s Bartlett School of Architecture
Delft University of Technology in the Netherlands
Swiss Federal Institute of Technology in Zurich
Manchester School of Architecture in the UK
University of Cambridge in the UK
Politecnico di Milano in Italy
Ecole Polytechnique Federale de Lausanne in Switzerland
Universitat Politecnica de Catalunya in Spain


National University of Singapore
Tsinghua University in China
University of Hongkong

Australia and New Zealand

The University of Sydney in Australia
The University of Melbourne in Australia
The University of New South Wales in Australia
The University of Auckland in New Zealand
Victoria University of Wellington in New Zealand
Massey University in New Zealand

Latin America

Universidade de Sao Paulo in Brazil
Pontificia Universidad Catolica de Chile
Universidad Nacional Autonoma de Mexico

Africa and the Middle East

University of Cape Town in South Africa
Istanbul Technical University in Turkey
Middle East Technical University in Turkey
Cairo University in Egypt
Technion – Israel Institute of Technology

The list may change though, Contart 2016 will be regularly updated for the top 2018 list whenever a new survey result is available.

Do you know of an institution that wasn’t included in my list? Send an email to let me know. I’d love to check on this for you!

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