QS Ranking: University of Turku among the Best 500 Universities in Seven Disciplines

​The ranking included altogether 1,130 universities that were ranked in 48 disciplines. The University of Turku was ranked in seven disciplines:

  • Nursing (44th)
  • Education (151‒200)
  • Biology (251–300)
  • Medicine (251‒300)
  • Sociology (251‒300)
  • Economics (351‒400)
  • Physics (401–450)

In addition, universities were ranked in five larger categories, and the University of Turku was in the top 500 in four of them:

  •  Life Sciences & Medicine (254th)
  • Arts and Humanities (349th)
  • Social Sciences and Management (343rd)
  • Natural Sciences (451‒500)

The QS Rankings by Subject considers academic reputation, employer reputation and effectiveness of research, the emphasis of which differs between disciplines.

Vice Rector responsible for research Kalle-Antti Suominen notes that success in international rankings is important in the continuously increasing competition between universities.

– Our results in the ranking clearly indicate that the University of Turku is a high-quality and multidisciplinary university. Success in rankings proves our competitiveness as an international higher education and research university, when we compete for international students, doctoral candidates and researchers, says Suominen.

>> QS World University Rankings by Subjects 2018

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Published date 2/28/2018 3:40 PM ,  Modified date 3/1/2018 10:05 AM

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