The University of Oulu is ranked at 481 in the world, fourth among Finnish universities, in the CWTS Leiden Ranking 2017. Last year our university was ranked at 485.
The Leiden CWTS ranking ranks universities of the world according to their publications. In this year's rankings, 900 universities all over the world, including 8 in Finland, were evaluated.
The CWTS ranking uses publication data from the Web of Science database. It looks at highly cited publications which are in the top 10 per cent of the most cited publications in their own field. A publication is weighted lower if it has authors from several universities.
Last updated: 18.5.2017