Finnish universities feature in global ARWU ranking
Aalto University was ranked joint second among Finnish universities, along with the University of Turku.Credits: : Aino Huovio
A total of seven Finnish universities have been listed on the 2021 Academic Ranking of World Universities (ARWU).
Certain disciplines stood out from the pack. Aalto University’s business administration ranked 25th worldwide, the University of Turku’s nursing studies 35th and the University of Oulu’s telecommunication engineering studies 46th.
Also known as the Shanghai Ranking, ARWU assessed more than 2 000 universities worldwide and published the top 1 000. Four main criteria are used to rank the universities: quality of education, quality of faculty, research output and per-capita performance.
Harvard University once again topped the list, followed by Stanford and Cambridge.