Aalto University ranked one of world’s top 10 ‘new’ universities

Aalto University is the world’s 7th best university under 50 years old according to the latest QS Top 50 under 50 ranking. According to the QS ranking, Aalto is now the leading young university in Europe.

The top 3 of the ranking includes Nanyang Technological University from Singapore, the Hong Kong University of Science and Technology and KAIST – Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology.

The QS ranking is based on six criteria: academic reputation, employer reputation, research citations per faculty member, the ratio of faculty members to students, the proportion of international students, and the proportion of international faculty members. Aalto’s overall ranking is 137th in the world, which means it is among the top 1 per cent of all universities. Over a period of five years, Aalto’s ranking in the QS Ranking has risen by 59 places.

QS (Quacquarelli Symonds) is one of the world’s most important university rankings. In addition to the general ranking, it produces rankings in specific fields of science and regional rankings.

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