Universities in Finland

Higher Education in Finland

2021 Ranking of Finnish Universities

What are the most popular Universities in Finland? uniRank tries to answer this question by publishing the 2021 Finnish University Ranking of 35 Finnish higher-education institutions meeting the following uniRank selection criteria:

  • being chartered, licensed or accredited by the appropriate Finnish higher education-related organization
  • offering at least four-year undergraduate degrees (bachelor degrees) or postgraduate degrees (master or doctoral degrees)
  • delivering courses predominantly in a traditional, face-to-face, non-distance education format

Explore the uniRank League Table and University Ranking of 35 Universities in Finland

2021 Sub-rankings by regions

The Republic of Finland is divided into 19 regions (Finnish: maakunnat) which are further subdivided into municipalities (Finnish: kunnat). The majority of higher education institutions meeting the uniRank selection criteria are located in the Uusimaa Region which hosts the capital and largest city, Helsinki. The following uniRank league tables or sub-rankings take into consideration all regions which include at least 2 Finnish higher education institutions meeting the uniRank selection criteria.


Central Finland (2)   Lapland (2)  
North Karelia (2)   Ostrobothnia (3)  
Southwest Finland (3)   Uusimaa (10)  

Finnish University lists

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