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.

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World of University Ranking and League Table

In UK there are some university league tables published every year by The Times, The Independent, The Daily Telegraph, The Sunday Times and The Guardian. In Australia the Good Universities Guide rating is a very useful handbook for anyone choosing a tertiary institution. For more information please see University Ranking by Country.

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