University of Turku ranks among the top universities globally in 12 disciplines in the QS Rankings by Subject


In the 2024 QS World University Rankings by Subject, the University of Turku was ranked among the world's best universities in four broad subject areas and 12 disciplines.

The QS Rankings by Subject 2024 featured more than 5000 universities, of which 1559 were ranked. The criteria used for the ranking were academic reputation, employer reputation, research citations per paper, H-index and international research network index. The weighting of the criteria varied by discipline.

In total, rankings were awarded in five broad subject areas and 55 disciplines. The highest ranked disciplines of the University of Turku were nursing science, which was ranked 36th, and education, which was ranked 70th. Both disciplines improved their ranking from last year.

International rankings of the University of Turku:

Arts and Humanities 356

Life Sciences and Medicine 267

  • Biological sciences 301-350
  • Medicine 301-350
  • Nursing 36
  • Psychology 201-250

Natural Sciences 401-450

  • Chemistry 451-500
  • Environmental Sciences 451-500
  • Mathematics 501-550
  • Physics and Astronomy 401-450

Social Sciences and Management 401-450

  • Business and Management Studies 401-450
  • Economics and Econometrics 501-550
  • Education 70
  • Sociology 201-250 
Created 10.04.2024 | Updated 10.04.2024