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Finnish Universities once again among world’s best

The Times Higher Education World University Rankings 2015-2016 list has placed eight Finnish universities in its global top 500.

Of these, the University of Helsinki was the highest-ranking, in 76th position.

Elsewhere, Aalto University, the University of Turku, the University of Eastern Finland, the University of Jyväskylä, the University of Oulu, the University of Tampere and the Tampere University of Technology found themselves in the world’s 500 best.

Lappeenranta University of Technology also made the list, ranked between 501-600.

You can find links to all these universities in our Where to Study section.

Ranking information

For more information on the 2015-2016 ranking, please visit

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