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University of Jyväskylä again among the world’s best universities

The University of Jyväskylä has kept its position close to the world’s top 300 universities in the QS World University Rankings. The University’s position in the latest ranking is 357, while in 2016 it was 338. The list includes only 980 top universities of the world. Therefore, any position on the list is an achievement. Among Finnish universities, Jyväskylä’s position was fourth.

– There are in total about 26,000 universities in the world, so the University of Jyväskylä is among the best 1.4%, says Head of Internationalisation Anna Grönlund.

The ranking is based on six indicators with different weight: academic reputation (40%), employer reputation (10%), faculty/student ratio (20%), citations per faculty (20%), international student ratio (5%) and international staff ratio (5%). For the University of Jyväskylä, all indicators have remained close to the earlier level. The University managed especially well, clearly exceeding the international median, in the faculty/student ratio and the international staff ratio.

Further information:

Head of Research Development Timo Taskinen, tel. 0400 648 504, timo.taskinen@jyu.fi
Head of Internationalisation Anna Grönlund, tel. 050 313 0401, anna.gronlund@jyu.fi

QS University Ranking:
http://www.topuniversities.com/

found for you by the Independence News Desk at
https://www.jyu.fi/en/news/archive/2017/06/tiedote-2017-06-08-10-23-04-318839


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