The best Europe ETFs

How do I invest in European stocks?

The easiest way to invest in the whole European stock market is to invest in a broad market index. This can be done at a low cost by using ETFs.

In this curated investment guide, you will find all ETFs that allow you to invest broadly diversified in European stocks. Currently, there are 19 ETFs available.

The total expense ratio (TER) of ETFs tracking stocks from Europe is between 0,05% p.a. and 0,25% p.a..

 
0,05% p.a. - 0,25% p.a.
annual total expense ratio (TER) of Europe ETFs
tracking stocks from Europe, which are tracked by ETFs
that track a broadly diversified Europe index
 
The best indices for Europe ETFs

How do I invest in European companies?

Investing in the European stock market can be very easy and cost-effective by using a single ETF that tracks a broadly diversified index on Europe which is weighted by market capitalisation. Currently, the following indices can be considered for a diversified investment in European companies:
  This curated investment guide allows you to compare both the available ETFs and the underlying indices on Europe and to select an ETF that fits your preferences best.

In addition to the available ETFs on the indices mentioned in this guide, you will find other Europe ETFs in our ETF screener, some of which exclude single countries, such as the UK, or pursue a specific equity strategy. If you are interested in such strategies, please have a look at our investment guides on socially responsible (SRI) ETFs for Europe, European dividend ETFs, European mid-cap ETFs and European small-cap ETFs. Also, see our investment guide for Eurozone ETFs.
 

Performance of broadly diversified Europe indices in comparison

Source: justETF Research; As of 28/6/22; Performance over 1 year in EUR.

 

Indices in comparison

Indices on stocks from Europe

The best indices for Europe ETFs

For an investment in stocks from Europe, there are 4 indices available that are tracked by 19 ETFs. The total expense ratio (TER) of ETFs on these indices is between 0,05% p.a. and 0,25% p.a.. Depending on the market environment, stocks from a single country can make up large parts of an index. You can find more information regarding the concentration of countries, companies and sectors in the index factsheets linked below.
 
Index Investment focus Number of ETFs Number of constituents Short description
FTSE Developed Europe Europa 2 ETFs 585
(31/3/22)
The FTSE Developed Europe index tracks large and mid cap stocks from developed countries in Europe.
Index factsheet
MSCI Europe Europa 11 ETFs 429
(31/5/22)
The MSCI Europe index tracks the leading stocks from 15 European industrial countries.
Index factsheet
STOXX® Europe 600 Europa 4 ETFs 600
The STOXX® Europe 600 index tracks the 600 largest European companies.
Index factsheet
Solactive GBS Developed Markets Europe Large & Mid Cap Europa 2 ETFs 481
(31/3/22)
The Solactive GBS Developed Markets Europe Large & Mid Cap index tracks large and mid cap securities from European countries.
Index factsheet
Index 1 month
in %
3 months
in %
6 months
in %
1 year
in %
3 years
in %
5 years
in %
STOXX® Europe 600 -0,80% -0,44% -2,33% 1,98% 29,30% 29,96%
FTSE Developed Europe -0,74% -0,58% -1,86% 2,58% 28,89% 29,85%
Solactive GBS Developed Markets Europe Large & Mid Cap -0,59% -0,28% -1,60% 2,91% 28,74% -
MSCI Europe -0,62% -0,30% -1,19% 3,43% 28,88% 29,69%

Source: justETF.com; As of 31/5/22; Calculations in EUR based on the largest ETF of the respective index.

 

ETFs in comparison

ETFs tracking stocks from Europe

All Europe ETFs in comparison

In the table below we have listed the currently available Europe ETFs. Via the "Properties" and "Performance" tabs, you can find detailed information on these ETFs and sort them according to your desired criterion. More information about the different criteria when choosing an ETF can be found in our article on ETF selection.
 
ETF
ISIN
Fund size
in m EUR
TER
in %
Inception date Use of profits Fund domicile Replication method
iShares Core MSCI Europe UCITS ETF EUR (Dist)IE00B1YZSC51 6.459 0,12% p.a. 6/7/07 Distribución Irlanda Optimizada muestreo
iShares STOXX Europe 600 UCITS ETF (DE)DE0002635307 5.907 0,20% p.a. 13/2/04 Distribución Alemania Replicación física perfecta
iShares Core MSCI Europe UCITS ETF EUR (Acc)IE00B4K48X80 5.040 0,12% p.a. 25/9/09 Acumulación Irlanda Optimizada muestreo
Lyxor Core STOXX Europe 600 (DR) UCITS ETF AccLU0908500753 4.948 0,07% p.a. 3/4/13 Acumulación Luxemburgo Replicación física perfecta
Xtrackers MSCI Europe UCITS ETF 1CLU0274209237 2.859 0,12% p.a. 10/1/07 Acumulación Luxemburgo Replicación física perfecta
Vanguard FTSE Developed Europe UCITS ETF DistributingIE00B945VV12 2.164 0,11% p.a. 21/5/13 Distribución Irlanda Replicación física perfecta
Amundi ETF MSCI Europe UCITS ETF DRLU1437015735 1.633 0,15% p.a. 29/6/16 Acumulación Luxemburgo Replicación física perfecta
Xtrackers STOXX Europe 600 UCITS ETF 1CLU0328475792 1.584 0,20% p.a. 20/1/09 Acumulación Luxemburgo Replicación física perfecta
Lyxor MSCI Europe (DR) UCITS ETF - AccFR0010261198 756 0,25% p.a. 9/1/06 Acumulación Francia Replicación física perfecta
Vanguard FTSE Developed Europe UCITS ETF (EUR) AccumulatingIE00BK5BQX27 437 0,11% p.a. 23/7/19 Acumulación Irlanda Replicación física perfecta
SPDR MSCI Europe UCITS ETFIE00BKWQ0Q14 423 0,25% p.a. 5/12/14 Acumulación Irlanda Replicación física perfecta
UBS ETF (LU) MSCI Europe UCITS ETF (EUR) A-disLU0446734104 304 0,20% p.a. 5/10/09 Distribución Luxemburgo Replicación física perfecta
Amundi Index MSCI Europe UCITS ETF DR EUR (D)LU1737652310 230 0,15% p.a. 6/2/18 Distribución Luxemburgo Replicación física perfecta
Invesco STOXX Europe 600 UCITS ETFIE00B60SWW18 205 0,19% p.a. 1/4/09 Acumulación Irlanda Swap sin fondos
HSBC MSCI Europe UCITS ETF EURIE00B5BD5K76 118 0,10% p.a. 1/6/10 Distribución Irlanda Replicación física perfecta
Xtrackers MSCI Europe UCITS ETF 1DLU1242369327 83 0,12% p.a. 30/9/15 Distribución Luxemburgo Replicación física perfecta
Invesco MSCI Europe UCITS ETFIE00B60SWY32 53 0,19% p.a. 23/3/09 Acumulación Irlanda Swap sin fondos
Amundi Prime Europe UCITS ETF DR (D)LU1931974262 20 0,05% p.a. 12/3/19 Distribución Luxemburgo Replicación física perfecta
Amundi Prime Europe UCITS ETF DR (C)LU2089238039 4 0,05% p.a. 21/1/20 Acumulación Luxemburgo Replicación física perfecta
ETF
ISIN
1 month
in %
3 months
in %
6 months
in %
1 year
in %
3 years
in %
5 years
in %
iShares Core MSCI Europe UCITS ETF EUR (Dist)IE00B1YZSC51 -0,62% -0,30% -1,19% 3,43% 28,88% 29,69%
iShares STOXX Europe 600 UCITS ETF (DE)DE0002635307 -0,80% -0,44% -2,33% 1,98% 29,30% 29,96%
iShares Core MSCI Europe UCITS ETF EUR (Acc)IE00B4K48X80 -0,64% -0,31% -1,24% 3,20% 28,82% 29,65%
Lyxor Core STOXX Europe 600 (DR) UCITS ETF AccLU0908500753 -0,80% -0,46% -2,34% 2,13% 29,75% 30,60%
Xtrackers MSCI Europe UCITS ETF 1CLU0274209237 -0,75% -0,64% -0,35% 3,33% 28,64% 28,99%
Vanguard FTSE Developed Europe UCITS ETF DistributingIE00B945VV12 -0,74% -0,58% -1,86% 2,58% 28,89% 29,85%
Amundi ETF MSCI Europe UCITS ETF DRLU1437015735 -0,66% -0,33% -1,26% 3,30% 28,69% 29,64%
Xtrackers STOXX Europe 600 UCITS ETF 1CLU0328475792 -0,80% -0,46% -2,38% 2,03% 29,26% 29,96%
Lyxor MSCI Europe (DR) UCITS ETF - AccFR0010261198 -0,69% -0,41% -1,39% 3,11% 28,13% 28,74%
Vanguard FTSE Developed Europe UCITS ETF (EUR) AccumulatingIE00BK5BQX27 -0,74% -0,55% -1,83% 2,59% - -
SPDR MSCI Europe UCITS ETFIE00BKWQ0Q14 -0,67% -0,36% -1,32% 3,21% 28,22% 29,06%
UBS ETF (LU) MSCI Europe UCITS ETF (EUR) A-disLU0446734104 -0,62% -0,32% -1,31% 3,23% 28,32% 29,15%
Amundi Index MSCI Europe UCITS ETF DR EUR (D)LU1737652310 -0,67% -0,33% -1,27% 3,29% 28,68% -
Invesco STOXX Europe 600 UCITS ETFIE00B60SWW18 -0,77% -0,34% -2,34% 1,85% 28,77% 29,49%
HSBC MSCI Europe UCITS ETF EURIE00B5BD5K76 -0,71% -0,33% -1,30% 2,78% 28,76% 29,65%
Xtrackers MSCI Europe UCITS ETF 1DLU1242369327 -0,75% -0,61% -0,32% 3,34% 28,71% 29,13%
Invesco MSCI Europe UCITS ETFIE00B60SWY32 -0,66% -0,35% -1,31% 3,19% 28,28% 29,06%
Amundi Prime Europe UCITS ETF DR (D)LU1931974262 -0,59% -0,28% -1,60% 2,91% 28,74% -
Amundi Prime Europe UCITS ETF DR (C)LU2089238039 -0,54% -0,27% -1,59% 2,96% - -

Source: justETF.com; As of 31/5/22