Private independent liberal arts institutions (1.a - yellow)
Independent small size European college / university; normally awarding a degree in liberal arts; private

Private American institutions (1.b - orange)
Institution operating according to American ideas and organisational models, even if not a branch; located in major cities throughout the continent; private

Public University Colleges (2.a - light blue)
University College offering B.A./B.Sc. in liberal arts; offered by financially and functionally autonomous units (“colleges”), with public universities accrediting the programme (mostly NL)

Public liberal arts programmes (2.b - dark blue)
B.A./B.Sc. in liberal arts, offered by an established public university, where the liberal arts programme of study is one among other (disciplinary degree) programmes (mostly UK)

Liberal arts inspired curricular innovations (3.a - grey)
Institutions promoting curricular innovations (core curriculum, elective principle, academic skills etc.) directly inspired by liberal arts ideals; offered within ‘regular’ university degree structures or faculties; public or private

Organisations and associations promoting liberal arts (3.b - not on map)
Organisations and associations promoting liberal arts in Europe and beyond. For more details, check https://liberal-arts.eu/organisations.

Distribution of types

Private independent liberal arts institutions (1.a)
Private American institutions (1.b)
Public University Colleges (2.a)
Public liberal arts programmes (2.b)
Liberal arts inspired curricular innovations (3.a)