August 21, 2015

University of Helsinki among the world’s best

The University of Helsinki rose six spots in the rankings compared to last year.
The University of Helsinki rose six spots in the rankings compared to last year.
Kimmo Brandt

The University of Helsinki has ranked 67th in Shanghai Ranking Consultancy’s Academic Ranking of World Universities.

The annual ranking lists the 500 top universities in the world. As in recent years, Harvard University in the United States tops the list.

The University of Helsinki placed six positions higher compared to the previous year, thus achieving its best position in the history of the ranking. The University of Helsinki is the only Finnish university to make it into the top 100.

Other Finnish universities included in the ranking are the University of Oulu (position 301–400), the University of Turku (301–400), the Aalto University (401–500), the University of Eastern Finland (401–500) and the University of Jyväskylä (401–500).

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