Top Universities in Finland

Finland is one of the hottest destinations for international students. Which is ironic, because it has the coldest weather out there. I know, that was a terrible joke. I'll move on.

The thing is: besides the fact that the Finnish passport has a flipbook with a walking moose, Finland has some of the best and most prestigious universities in the world. Since you have so many to choose from, we could help you out and suggest the University of Helsinki, Aalto University, University of Tampere, and the University of Oulu, or let you check out the 9 below.

Top Ranked Universities on MastersPortal

Universities Times Higher Education Ranking (2019) Shanghai Jiao Tong University Ranking (2018) QS Rankings (2019) Best Global Universities Rankings (2018)
99 57 110 81
181 301 140 255
251 - 376 395
351 401 481 357
351 301 285 296
401 - 336 457
501 - 521 570
- - 531 840
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Ranking Explained

World University Rankings created by Times Higher Education takes into account the reputation of research done by universities and how often papers produced by universities were quoted around the world.

Academic Ranking of World Universities offered by Shanghai Jiao Tong University focuses on the number of award-winning scientists, most cited researchers from the listed universities, and their contribution to the scientific community.

QS Rankings created by TopUniversities.com surveys a large number of academic experts about the reputation of universities and also measures the quality of teaching.

Best Global Universities Rankings created by USNews.com analyses university graduation rates and how many students remain enrolled in their second year of studies. It also surveys university representatives on the performance of universities.

Finland

Finland is situated in northern Europe and neighbours Sweden, Norway and Russia. For an international student Finland is both an exotic and a safe target country. Finnish society is credible: a networked and transparent open civic society, where education is always a top first priority.