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University of Turku

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  • SIZE> 12,000 students

  • AGEMature

  • STATUS Private

  • RESEARCH High

  • FOCUS Comprehensive

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The University of Turku is an international research university and an active academic community of more than 25,000 students and employees. It was founded as the first Finnish-language university in the country in 1920. The university campus is located in the historical city centre of Turku - close to the unique nature and archipelago of Southwest Finland. As one of the leading universities in Finland, the University of Turku offers study and research opportunities in seven faculties and twelve special units and interdisciplinary centres. The University’s cross-cutting research is based on strong academic competence. Molecular biosciences form the widest area of strength in research. Other acknowledged areas of research research are cardiovascular and metabolic research, ecological studies, learning and education research, future studies and research on institutional design and social mechanisms. The University’s aim and ambition is to provide students with innovative problem solving skills and a high-standard, multidisciplinary education based on the latest research. A strong focus is placed on making research careers attractive and predictable. The University of Turku Graduate School coordinates PhD training and Doctoral Programmes, and the University hosts two Research Collegia which offer post-doctoral career opportunities. The University is active in international cooperation. It is...
208
2014
=233
2015
234
2016
  • 42.70
    Overall Score
  • 34.5
    Academic Reputation
  • 54.8
    Employer Reputation
  • 87.9
    Faculty Student
  • 29.5
    International Faculty
=24
2016
41
2017
  • 81.10
    Overall Score
  • 75.7
    Academic Reputation
  • 90.3
    Citations per Paper
  • 73
    Employer Reputation
  • 79.9
    H-index Citations
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Number of academic faculty staff

In total
1,894
International
238

Number of students

12,264
Postgraduate 41%
Undergraduate 59%

Number of international students

566
Postgraduate 93%
Undergraduate 7%
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The numbers, stats, stars and rankings data are provided by QS Intelligence Unit.