News

QS Ranking: Aalto places 140th in the world

Aalto is #1 in Finland with regard to relative number of research citations and employer reputation.

Aalto University was ranked 140th among the universities of the world in the QS World University Rankings 2019. In the last four years, Aalto’s ranking has stayed between 130 and 140, and this means Aalto is among the top one per cent of all universities.

The QS evaluates universities according to six metrics. Aalto placed best in Finland in its number of research citations per faculty, employer reputation, proportion of international faculty members and international students. Other indicators used in the ranking are academic reputation, in which Aalto placed second in Finland, and student to faculty ratio, in which Aalto placed fifth.

The number of research citations per faculty has been determined from information in the Scopus database, and it has been calculated relative to the number of research faculty and normalised according to the five different main branches of science.  Employer reputation is based on a reputation survey to which 40 000 employers worldwide submitted responses. Academic reputation is based on assessments given by 80 000 academics.

The QS World Ranking evaluated one thousand universities. According to the QS Ranking there are a total of  26 000 universities worldwide.

QS (Quacquarelli Symonds) is one of the world's most important university rankings. In the recent 'QS top 50 under 50' ranking, QS listed the best young universities in the world. Aalto placed 7th in this ranking.

In addition to the general rankings, QS produces rankings in specific fields of science and regional rankings. These specific rankings are more relevant to Aalto University than the general rankings, as Aalto specialises in technology, business and arts.

Read more:
QS ranking website (topuniversities.com)
Aalto #7 in the world among universities under 50 years of age
Art and Design at Aalto among top 10 worldwide

 

  • Published:
  • Updated:
Share
URL copied!

Read more news

Jose Lado, photo: Evelin Kask
Research & Art Published:

Early career award granted to Professor Jose Lado

Professor Jose Lado was awarded early career prize. The award recognizes the talents of exceptional young researchers who are making a significant contribution to their respective field of research. The runner-up prize was awarded to Prof. Lado by Deutsche Physikalische Gesellschaft and Institute of Physics through New Journal of Physics (NJP).
Picture of Sara Salmani
University Published:

Everyone Included training by Sara Salmani available for Aalto community

How can inclusion build safety and belonginess in communities? What is the difference between equality and equity? What are privileges and biases and how can we recognize them? Everyone Included training by Sara Salmani available for Aalto community during December 2021.
Rakentajanaukio 4
Campus, University Published:

Rakentajanaukio parking area to partly close temporarily

Half of the parking area will be closed during December 2021 due to the HSY water supply renovation site.
Isoisänsilta Helsingissä.
Studies Published:

Apply for grants from the Fabian and Jaakko Ahvenainen Fund - deadline 31 January 2022

Grants will be admitted in recognition of studies completed either in the field of bridge engineering or in the field of structural engineering and building physics, or as support for postgraduate studies in these fields.