Education in Finland

University education in Finland is of high quality and is funded by the government through the Ministry of Education. There are two sectors in the tertiary education: universities and polytechnics.

List of universities in Finland:
  • Åbo Akademi University in Turku
  • Aalto University
  • University of Helsinki
  • University of Jyväskylä
  • University of Oulu
  • University of Vaasa
  • University of Lapland in Rovaniemi
  • University of Turku
  • University of Tampere
  • University of Eastern Finland
  • Academy of Fine Arts (Finland)
  • Hanken School of Economics in Helsinki
  • Lappeenranta University of Technology
  • Sibelius Academy
  • Tampere University of Technology
  • Theatre Academy in Helsinki
  • Finnish National Defence University
Finnish universities are rnked highly in the world. According to the Academic Ranking of World Universities (ARWU) compiled in 2008, University of Helsinki was ranked 1 st in Finland, 19th in Europe and 68th in the world. The University of Turku and the University of Oulu were tied for 303-401st globally.