Aalto University

Rankings

Aalto University specialises in science, art, technology and business. We have improved markedly in rankings specific to these fields, and place high in well-known ranking lists.
A Grid Aalto University / Photo by Unto Rautio

There are between 17 000 and 22 000 universities in the world, about 1 000 in Europe, about 70 in the Nordic Countries, and 14 in Finland.

Ranking news

FT European business schools 2019 ranking
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Aalto ranked 34 in the Financial Times European Business Schools Ranking 2019

The ranking position is a round-up of the earlier FT rankings.
Paperi, jossa tekstiä ja osa tekstistä merkitty korostuskynällä.
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Arkady V. Krasheninnikov and Zhipei Sun among the world’s most highly cited researchers

Web of Science Group identifies the top 1% of influential researchers globally.
Sinitaustainen kuva, jossa on luku 54 ja rankingin nimi.
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Business & economics at Aalto rose to #54 in Times Higher Education ranking

The ranking measures universities with indicators such as citations and internationalisation.
Opiskelijoita työskentelemässä Oppimiskeskuksen lukusalissa.
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Aalto has placed well in the US News ranking

Computer Science, Economics and Business, Civil Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Space Science and Engineering made it to the top 100 in the world.

Technology

Ranking Finland Nordic countries Europe World
THE – Engineering & Technology 2019 1 5–6 25–36 101–125
US News – Engineering 2019 1 6 26 99
NTU – Engineering 2019 1 4 20 134
QS – Engineering & Technology 2019 1 7 50 163

Business

Ranking Finland Nordic countries Europe World
Financial Times – Executive Education (open) 2019 1 2 19 34
Financial Times – European Business Schools 2019 1 3 34 -
ShanghaiRanking - Management 2019 1 1 4 29
THE – Business & Economics 2019 1 2 15 54
QS – Business and Management studies 2019 1 2–4 19–38 51–100
US News – Economics and Business 2019 1 2 17 50

Art and Design

Ranking Finland Nordic countries Europe World
QS – Art & Design 2019 1 1 4 7
BoF – Fashion 2017 1 1 4 (BA)
11 (MA)
5 (BA)
14 (MA)

Young universities (under 50 years)

Ranking Finland Nordic countries Europe World
QS – Top 50 under 50 2019 1 1 3 9
THE Young University Rankings 2019 1 1 (shared) 10(shared) 18 (shared)

 

Success in key areas

The cornerstones of Aalto University research are four fundamental competence areas: ICT and digitalisation, materials and sustainable use of natural resources, global business dynamics, and arts and design.  Aalto University also focuses on three integrative multidisciplinary themes: advanced energy solutions, health and wellbeing, and human-centered living environments.

The rankings listed below compare all these key areas and show the high quality of research and teaching at Aalto University.

ICT and digitalisation

Ranking Finland Nordic countries Europe World
Shanghai Ranking – Telecommunications
Engineering 2019
1 2 4 22
Shanghai Ranking – Computer Science and
Engineering 2019
1 2 9 47
Leiden Ranking – Mathematics and
Computer Science (number of top10% papers) 2019
1 3 14 84
US News – Computer Science 2019 1 1 3 33
NTU – Computer Science 2019 1 1 14 95
THE – Computer Science 2019 1 1 15 56

 

Materials and sustainable use of natural resources

Ranking Finland Nordic countries Europe World
Shanghai Ranking – Mining and Mineral Engineering 2019 1 3 17–24 76–100
NTU – Chemical Engineering 2019 1 6 23 107
US News – Materials Science 2019 1 5 28 148
US News – Physics 1 4 52 105

Art and design

Ranking Finland Nordic countries Europe World
QS – Art & Design 2019 1 1 4 7
QS – Architecture / Built Environment 2019 1 2 16 42
BoF – Fashion 2017 1 1 4 (BA)
11 (MA)
5 (BA)
14 (MA)

 

Global business dynamics

Ranking Finland Nordic countries Europe World
Shanghai Ranking – Management 2019 1 2 7 32
Financial Times – Masters in Management (Aalto) 2019 1 3 44 42
Financial Times – Masters in Management (CEMS) 2019 1 1 8 8
Financial Times – Executive Education (open) 2019 1 3 27 56
Financial Times – Executive Education (customised) 2019 1 2 19 34

 

Advanced energy solutions

Ranking Finland Nordic countries Europe World
Shanghai – Electrical & Electronic Engineering 2019 1 5–6 23–31 76–100
NTU – Electrical Engineering 2019 1 3 21 121
US News – Electrical and Electronic Engineering 2019 1 4 16 78

 

Human-centered living environments

Ranking Finland Nordic countries Europe World
QS –  Architecture / Built Environment 2019 1 2 16 42
Shanghai Ranking – Transportation Science and Technology 2019 1 4–5 16–23 76–100
NTU – Civil Engineering 2019 1 3 16 52

 

 

Health and wellbeing

Ranking Finland Nordic countries Europe World
Shanghai Ranking – Medical Technology 2019 1 8–9 55–81 101–150

 

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