Universities in Helsinki, Finland
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Helsinki
8 out of 10
  • Universities in Helsinki
  • Ranked in at least one ranking
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  • Different Rankings list
  • Universities in Helsinki
  • (19 institution and 5 subject rankings)
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  • Global Rankings rank
  • Universities in Helsinki
  • Among TOP 200
Latest ranking updates related to universities in Helsinki
  • 19 Jan, 2022: Latest THE World’s Most International Universities - Times Higher Education from THE Times Higher Education, UK. 2 universities from Helsinki appear in this ranking.
  • 15 Dec, 2021: Latest URAP World Ranking - University Ranking by Academic Performance from Urap . 2 universities from Helsinki appear in this ranking.
  • 24 Nov, 2021: Publication of THE Global University Employability Ranking - Times Higher Education. University of Helsinki with highest ranking among universities in Helsinki ranked #60.
  • 28 Oct, 2021: Latest THE World Reputation Rankings - Times Higher Education from THE Times Higher Education, UK. 2 universities from Helsinki appear in this ranking.

Highest subject rankings of universities in Helsinki

Art & Design
#6 
Aalto University
Philosophy
#20 
University of Helsinki
Physical Sciences
#23 
University of Helsinki
Education
#38 
University of Helsinki
Veterinary Science
#38 
University of Helsinki
Agriculture
#39 
University of Helsinki
Biotechnology
#43 
University of Helsinki
Architecture
#50 
Aalto University
Linguistics
#50 
University of Helsinki
Communication & Media Studies
#51 
University of Helsinki

Rankings of universities in Helsinki, Finland 2022

#1

University of Helsinki

Student satisfaction: 4.6 / 5.0 (142 reviews)
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  • #1 
  • #101 
THE World University Rankings - Times Higher Education
[Published 02 September, 2021]
  • #1 
  • #104 
QS World University Rankings
[Published 08 June, 2021]
  • #1 
  • #110 
Scimago Institutions Rankings - Universities
[Published 18 March, 2021]


#2

Aalto University

Student satisfaction: 4.6 / 5.0 (319 reviews)
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  • #2 
  • #201 
THE World University Rankings - Times Higher Education
[Published 02 September, 2021]
  • #2 
  • #112 
QS World University Rankings
[Published 08 June, 2021]
  • #2 
  • #208 
Scimago Institutions Rankings - Universities
[Published 18 March, 2021]


#3

Hanken, Hanken School of Economics

Student satisfaction: 4.5 / 5.0 (29 reviews)
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  • #11 
  • #586 
Scimago Institutions Rankings - Universities
[Published 18 March, 2021]
  • #10 
  • #1423 
CWUR Center for World University Rankings
[Published 26 April, 2021]
  • #10 
  • #2186 
Webometrics Ranking Web of Universities
[Published 01 January, 2021]


#4

University of the Arts Helsinki

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  • #13 
  • #3591 
Webometrics Ranking Web of Universities
[Published 01 January, 2021]

#5

Metropolia University of Applied Sciences

Student satisfaction: 3.8 / 5.0 (41 reviews)
  • #15 
  • #4091 
Webometrics Ranking Web of Universities
[Published 01 January, 2021]

#6

HAAGA-HELIA University of Applied Sciences

Student satisfaction: 4.4 / 5.0 (63 reviews)
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  • #20 
  • #6418 
Webometrics Ranking Web of Universities
[Published 01 January, 2021]

#7

Diaconia University of Applied Sciences

Student satisfaction: 4.2 / 5.0 (49 reviews)
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  • #26 
  • #10432 
Webometrics Ranking Web of Universities
[Published 01 January, 2021]

#8

HUMAK University of Applied Sciences

Student satisfaction: 4.5 / 5.0 (48 reviews)
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  • #27 
  • #10675 
Webometrics Ranking Web of Universities
[Published 01 January, 2021]

#9

Aalto University, School of Arts, Design and Architecture

Student satisfaction: 4.4 / 5.0 (87 reviews)
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#10

Arcada University of Applied Sciences

Student satisfaction: 4.3 / 5.0 (55 reviews)
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Helsinki Key Facts for International Students

Population: 559000

Time: GMT +2

District/province: Uusimaa, Helsinki

Living costs for students in Helsinki:

* 100 = prices in London

  • Living costs without accommodation 88* (12% cheaper than London)
  • All costs including accommodation 79* (21% cheaper than London)
  • Meals (grocery & lower cost restaurants) 70* (30% cheaper than London)
  • Average Big Mac price 4.38 €
  • Plug Type C
    • Residential voltage: 230 V
    • Frequency: 50 Hz
  • Plug Type F
    • Residential voltage: 230 V
    • Frequency: 50 Hz
Nobel prize laureates:
Artturi Virtanen (University of Helsinki, 1945)

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University of Helsinki ranks #1 in Helsinki in our meta ranking composed of 102 university rankings.

Among all universities in Helsinki Aalto University is listed in the largest number of rankings. See all 35 rankings where Aalto University is listed.

Aalto University is ranked best in Helsinki for Arts Visual & Performing (Art & Design). See all rankings for the Aalto University.

University of Helsinki is ranked best in Helsinki for Social Studies & Humanities (Philosophy). See all rankings for the University of Helsinki.

University of Helsinki is ranked best in Helsinki for Natural Sciences (Physical Sciences). See all rankings for the University of Helsinki.

University of Helsinki is ranked best in Helsinki for Education (Education). See all rankings for the University of Helsinki.

University of Helsinki is ranked best in Helsinki for Medicine & Health (Veterinary Science). See all rankings for the University of Helsinki.

University of Helsinki is ranked best in Helsinki for Agriculture (Agriculture). See all rankings for the University of Helsinki.

University of Helsinki is ranked best in Helsinki for Engineering (Biotechnology). See all rankings for the University of Helsinki.

Aalto University is ranked best in Helsinki for Architecture, Building & Planning (Architecture). See all rankings for the Aalto University.

University of Helsinki is ranked best in Helsinki for Languages & Literature (Linguistics). See all rankings for the University of Helsinki.

University of Helsinki is ranked best in Helsinki for Journalism & Media Studies (Communication & Media Studies). See all rankings for the University of Helsinki.

Aalto University is ranked best in Helsinki for Computer Science (Technology). See all rankings for the Aalto University.

Aalto University is ranked best in Helsinki for Mathematics (Statistics). See all rankings for the Aalto University.

University of Helsinki is ranked best in Helsinki for Law (Law). See all rankings for the University of Helsinki.

Ranking publishers

4icu

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British Quacquarelli Symonds, UK

Criteria used in ranking -QS World University Rankings:
Academic Reputation 40%
Employer Reputation 10%
Faculty/Student Ratio 20%
Citations per faculty 20%
International Faculty Ratio 5%
International Student Ratio 5%

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Criteria used in ranking -QS Employability Rankings:
Employer reputation 30%
Alumni outcomes 25%
Partnerships with Employers per Faculty 25%
Employer/Student Connections 10%
Graduate employment rate 10%

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Criteria used in ranking -QS 50 under 50:
Based on the QS World University rankings methodology, the top 50 universities that are under 50 years old.

Academic Reputation 40%
Employer Reputation 10%
Faculty/Student Ratio 20%
Citations per faculty 20%
International Faculty Ratio 5%
International Student Ratio 5%

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CWUR Center for World University Rankings

Criteria used in ranking -CWUR Center for World University Rankings:
Research Performance 40%
Quality of Education 25%
Alumni Employment 25%
Quality of Faculty 10%

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Centre for Science and Technology Studies, Leiden University, Netherlands

Criteria used in ranking -CWTS Leiden Ranking:
Academic research publication

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NTU ranking

Criteria used in ranking -NTU Performance Ranking of Scientific Papers:
Research excellence 40%
Research impact 35%
Research productivity 25%

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Criteria used in ranking -NTU Europe:
Scientific Efficiency 23%
Scientific Potential 15%
Graduates on the labour market 15%
Internationalisation 15%
Prestige 14%
Learning Conditions 10%

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Nature Index

Criteria used in ranking -Nature Index - Top Academic Institutions:
Article count (AC)
Fractional count (FC)
Weighted fractional count (WFC)

RUR Ranking Agency (Moscow, Russia)

Criteria used in ranking -RUR Reputation Ranking:
Teaching Reputation 50%
Research Reputation 50%

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Criteria used in ranking -RUR World University Rankings:
Teaching 40%
Research 40%
International Diversity 10%
Financial Sustainability 10%

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Criteria used in ranking -RUR Research Performance Ranking:
Normalized citation impact (Citations of research publications from all university authors compared with world averages) 20%
Citation per papers 20%
Papers per academic and research staff 20%
International research reputation 20%
Share of research publications written in international co-authorship 20%

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Scimago Institutions

Criteria used in ranking -Scimago Institutions Rankings - Universities:
Research 50%
Innovation 30%
Societal 20%

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ShanghaiRanking Consultancy

Criteria used in ranking -ARWU Academic Ranking of World Universities - ShanghaiRanking:
Alumni winning research prizes 10%
Staff winning research prizes 20%
Research paper publications 20%
Papers published in Nature and Science 20%
Papers indexed in Science Citation Index-Expanded and Social Science Citation Index 20%
Per capita academic performance 10%

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THE Times Higher Education, UK

Criteria used in ranking -THE World University Rankings - Times Higher Education:
Teaching 30%
Research (volume, income and reputation) 30%
Citations 30%
International outlook (staff, students, research) 7.5%
Industry income (knowledge transfer) 2.5%

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Criteria used in ranking -THE Global University Employability Ranking - Times Higher Education:
Employability (survey) 100%

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Criteria used in ranking -THE World Reputation Rankings - Times Higher Education:
Research Reputation 66,6%
Teaching Reputation 33,3%

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Criteria used in ranking -THE World’s Most International Universities - Times Higher Education:
Proportion of international students 25%
Proportion of international staff 25%
Proportion of journal publications with one or more international co-authors 25%
University’s international reputation 25%

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Criteria used in ranking -THE Young University Rankings - Times Higher Education:
Teaching 30%
Research (volume, income and reputation) 30%
Citations 30%
International outlook (staff, students, research) 7.5%
Industry income (knowledge transfer) 2.5%

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Urap

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Us News

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Webometrics

Criteria used in ranking -Webometrics Ranking Web of Universities:
Visibility 50%
Excellence 35%
Transparency 10%
Presence 5%

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