The Faculty of Arts conducts cutting-edge research with a global impact. The Faculty has a strong research focus, and its research in many fields meets the highest level in Europe and the world. International excellence requires a great deal of work, networking and critical engagement. The Faculty provides its researchers with the best possible research equipment and actively works to improve existing infrastructures and build new ones. In addition, the Faculty aims to develop its research through regular assessment and the help of an international scientific advisory board that includes representatives of leading universities from around the world. The Faculty cooperates closely with universities in the other Nordic capitals and the League of European Research Universities (LERU).