University of Helsinki
The University of Helsinki is the oldest and largest academic institution in Finland, established in 1640 and now with 31 200 students and 7 800 employees of which 57 % represent teaching and research staff. Internationally, we are renowned for our high-quality teaching and innovation. As the University of Helsinki places in the 50-100 range in the majority of the most important rankings, it elevates us to the top 1% of the world's universities. Usually, we rank amongst the top 30 universities in Europe and hold the first position in Finland. When assessed against the United Nations’ Sustainable Development Goals, we rank among the top 20 universities for global impact, performing strongly in the ‘Peace, Justice and Strong Institutions’ indicator as well as in ‘Climate Action’.