University of Jyväskylä

University of Jyväskylä again among the world’s best research universities

The University of Jyväskylä kept its position among the world’s top 500 in the latest Times Higher Education World University Ranking that compares research-intensive universities. On the list of 2017–2018 published today, the University is positioned 401–500. The list includes in total 1,000 universities.

The evaluation of the level of research at the University of Jyväskylä was highly positive. However, cooperation with the business world was considered modest. A detailed position is given only to the best 200. In total nine universities from Finland were ranked this time.

Research, its volume and funding, the influence of scientific publications and the university’s reputation in the global science community are weighted 60% in the evaluation criteria. In total 13 performance indicators are used to measure research, teaching (30%), international outlook (7.5%) and knowledge transfer with industry (2.5%).

Further information:

Head of Internationalisation Anna Grönlund, tel. 050 313 0401,, University of Jyväskylä
Head of Research Development Timo Taskinen, tel. 0400 648 504, 

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