05 Nov 2019   |   Network Updates   |   Update from Aalto University
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Aalto University ranked as the third best European university in Computer Science


According to the Best Global Universities rankings by the U.S. News, Aalto University is the best Finnish university in Computer Science and globally its ranking is #33

The U.S. News has ranked Aalto University as the third best European university in Computer Science in the Best Global Universities ranking. The Swiss Federal Institute of Technology Zürich and University College London were the only European universities that succeeded better than Aalto University.

In the whole world, Aalto University’s ranking in Computer Science is 33. The Tsinghua University in Beijing was ranked as the world’s best university in Computer Science. A year ago, the ranking of Aalto University Department of Computer Science was #7 in Europe and #43 in the whole world.

Among the Finnish universities offering Computer Science education, Aalto’s ranking was by far the highest. The ranking of the University of Oulu was the second highest in Finland, with the global ranking #113 and the European ranking #30.

The U.S. News Ranking 2020 was published on October 22. The Best Global Universities rankings are based on Web of Science data and InCites metrics. According to the U.S. News, their methodology weighs factors that measure a university's global and regional research reputation and academic research performance.

For the overall rankings, this includes bibliometric indicators such as publications, citations and international collaboration. Each subject ranking has its own methodology based on academic research performance and reputation in that specific area.

This communication was first published 4 November 2019 by Aalto University. 

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