Since launching its operations in 2010, the University of Eastern Finland has appeared frequently, indeed annually, in several rankings listing the world's leading universities.

In rankings compiled by companies, universities, etc., universities are ranked on the basis of various criteria. Depending on the ranking list in question, weight is given on, e.g., the number of scientific publications and citations, employer and academic reputation, and teaching environments.

Below you'll find a table of our placement in the most important rankings over the past few years.

Among the World's Top Young Universities

Since 2012, both QS World University Rankings and Times Higher Education World University Rankings have published lists of the world's top universities under 50 years of age.

Success in rankings by subject

Some university ranking institutions provide a subject-specific version of their ranking list. In QS World University Rankings and Academic Ranking of World Universities (ARWU), the University of Eastern Finland has been ranked among the world's leading universities in several subjects in recent years.

University of Eastern Finland in QS World University Rankings by Subject

  2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016
Pharmacy and Pharmacology   151-200     101-150 101-150
English Language and Literature   101-150        
Medicine 101-150 51-100 151-200   151-200 201-250
Geography   151-200 151-200 151-200 151-200  
Agriculture and Forestry     51-100 51-100 51-100 51-100
Biological Sciences         201-250 251-300
Environmental Sciences         251-300 251-300
Nursing (added 2016)           51-100
Education           201-250


University of Eastern Finland in Academic Ranking of World Universities (ARWU) by Subject

  2012 2013 2014 2015 2016
Clinical Medicine and Pharmacy 101-150 101-150 151-200 151-200 151-200
Life and Agriculture Science         151-200

Ranking Lists

Rankings by Subject

Rankings of Young Universities