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TUT ranked well in subject-specific QS listings

TUT ranked well in three different fields in the QS World University Rankings by Subject comparison: Computer Science and Information systems, Electrical & Electronic Engineering and Physics & Astronomy.

The annual QS World University Rankings by Subject comparison lists the world’s top universities in altogether 42 disciplines. This year, TUT received points in 20 fields and ranked on the lists in three fields.

TUT achieved its best placement on the Electrical and Electronic Engineering list, ranking between 151 and 200, the same as last year. The top of the list is occupied by such US higher education heavyweights as MIT, Stanford and UCB.

TUT made greatest advancement on the Computer Science and Information systems list, now ranking 251–300. Last year, TUT’s placement was 301–400. The top universities in the field were MIT and Stanford, along with the UK-based Oxford.

On the Physics & Astronomy list, TUT ranked 301–350. Last year, TUT’s placement was 301–400. The best achievers on the list were MIT, Harvard and Stanford.

From Finland, altogether nine higher education institutions were included in the comparisons. In addition to TUT, these included Sibelius Academy from the University of the Arts Helsinki, Aalto University and the Universities of Turku, Oulu, Helsinki, Eastern Finland, Jyväskylä and Tampere. Internationally, a total of 4,226 universities were evaluated for the listing. Out of these entries, 2,691 higher education institutions made the lists, while 347 reached the subject-specific Top 50 lists. The QS Ranking is a combination of publication data from the Scopus database and analyses made by QS Global Employer and Academic Surveys.

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News submitted by: Tiina Leivo
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