News 10.06.2020

Finnish universities go up in QS World University Rankings 2021

Several Finnish universities better their position in the recently published QS World University Rankings 2021.
Students sitting on campus sofa
Photo: Kreetta Järvenpää

Finnish universities were once again ranked highly, many of them reaching a higher position than last year - including the University of Helsinki now leading as 104th. The annual QS World University Rankings measure universities based on several metrics, such as academic reputation and faculty/student ratio. 

•    University of Helsinki #104 
•    Aalto University #127
•    University of Turku #287
•    University of Jyväskylä #333
•    University of Oulu #408
•    Tampere University #409
•    LUT University #470
•    University of Eastern Finland #499
•    Åbo Akademi University (among the #571-#580 group)

With almost 20 000 universities in the world, this makes the Finnish universities listed among the global top 3%.

Read more about the QS World University Rankings 2021!

Many of the Finnish universities did well already earlier in the year in the QS Ranking by Subject.


Would you like to study at a Finnish university? Visit the universities' sites to find out what they offer, and why not also read our "Five Steps to Studying in Finland" to get you started!