The University of Helsinki places within the top 100 universities in the world in 19 subjects, according to the Global Ranking of Academic Subjects by the international Shanghai Ranking. In nine subjects the University of Helsinki ranks in top 50.
Among the top ranked subjects are Dentistry & Oral Sciences (ranked 24th), Atmospheric Science (35) and Ecology (39).
This release contains rankings of universities in 54 subjects across Natural Sciences, Engineering, Life Sciences, Medical Sciences, and Social Sciences. In total, more than 4000 universities were ranked. Universities from the United States top the ranking, taking number one position in 31 subjects. The best performing institution is Harvard University.
Ranking indicators include measures of research quality, extent of international collaboration, research with top quality, and the highest academic recognitions.
The University of Helsinki in the Global Ranking of Academic Subjects 2018
Dentistry & Oral Sciences 24
Atmospheric Science 35
Remote Sensing 45
Public Health 45
Agricultural Sciences 45
Pharmacy & Pharmaceutical Sciences 46
Biological Sciences 51–75
Veterinary Sciences 51–75
Clinical Medicine 76–100
Food science & technology 76–100
Environmental science & engineering 76–100
Biomedical engineering 76–100