University of Oulu, 2016

University of Oulu Rises in the QS Comparison

In the latest QS World University Rankings comparison, the University of Oulu has risen to join 400 top universities. Oulu placed 376th whereas last year it was in the 411-420 ranking interval.

The QS Ranking orders the world's 1000 universities that are considered to be the best. In the comparison, a weighting is given to the university's reputation, the number of publication citations, the relative amounts of faculty and students, and the proportion of international staff and international students. The strengths of the University of Oulu are the faculty/student ratio, citations and the proportion of international staff.

Ten Finnish universities made it onto the QS Rankings list and of these the University of Oulu is placed sixth, as it was last year. The Massachusetts Institute of Technology took first place in the comparison.

QS World University Rankings 2019

Last updated: 14.6.2018