News 22.04.2020

Finnish universities do well in THE University Impact Rankings 2020

Two Finnish universities made it to top 100 in the overall SDG ranking. Several Finnish universities also measured well in the individual SDGs, even in the top 10 category.
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In this year’s overall ranking, two Finnish universities made it to top 100: Aalto University (#47) and the University of Helsinki (#80).

Altogether seven Finnish universities also made it to top 100 in the individual SDGs: University of Helsinki, LUT University (Lappeenranta-Lahti University of Technology), University of Oulu, Aalto University, University of Jyväskylä, University of Eastern Finland, and University of Turku.

Of these, the following reached top 10:

  • Aalto University #2 and LUT University #6 in Responsible Consumption and Production
  • Aalto University #5 in Industry, Innovation, and Infrastructure
  • University of Helsinki #6 in Climate Action

The Times Higher Education Impact Ranking assesses universities against the United Nations’ Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). The ranking included altogether 766 universities from 85 countries.

Read more at the THE University Rankings page

List of all Finnish universities