University of Jyväskylä

University of Jyväskylä ranks in position 501–600 in Shanghai Ranking

The University of Jyväskylä was once again listed in the Academic Ranking of World Universities (ARWU), also known as the Shanghai Ranking, where it ranked in position 501–600. This was the first year the list was expanded to universities in positions 501–800.

The Shanghai list mostly notices the universities’ research. The comparison also takes into account, for example, alumni winning Nobel prizes, highly cited researchers and articles published in top journals. From the fields of the University of Jyväskylä, the ranking mostly observes natural sciences, sport and health sciences, psychology and social sciences.

The top 500 included five Finnish universities. In addition, the University of Jyväskylä and the University of Tampere came close. The University of Jyväskylä has reached the top 500 in years 2003–2013 and in 2015.

In the comparison of disciplines the University’s fields rank well. Ecology and Education ranked in positions 151200, chemistry, mathematics and psychology 201300, physics and management 301400 and biology 401500.

According to the list, the most appreciated university is once again Harvard from the US. The second and third are the University of Stanford, also from the US, and the University of Cambridge from England. The top 20 has in total 16 US universities.

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Further information:
Head of Internationalisation Anna Grönlund, tel. +358 50 313 0401,




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