World Class Scandinavian Universities


If you’re planning to study in Europe, then Scandinavian universities should definitely be on your list.

The 2015 Academic Ranking of World Universities (ARWU) was released last week by the Center for World-Class Universities at Shanghai Jiao Tong University.

Starting from 2003, ARWU has been presenting the world Top 500 universities annually based on transparent methodology and third-party data. It has been recognized as the precursor of global university rankings and the most trustworthy one.

Harvard University remains the number one in the world for the 13th year. On the Top 10 list are also: Stanford, MIT, Berkeley, Cambridge, Princeton, Caltech, Columbia, Chicago and Oxford.

Scandinavian universities have the following rankings:

University of Copenhagen (35)

Karolinska Institute, Sweden (48)

University of Oslo (58)

(Feature image, on top, photo Tor Kjolberg)

Uppsala University (61)

Stockholm University (77)


The Center for World-Class Universities also releases the 2015 Academic Ranking of World Universities by Broad Subject Fields (ARWU-FIELD) and 2015 Academic Ranking of World Universities by Subject Fields (ARWU-SUBJECT).

Scandinavian Universities on the World’s Top 100 List, compiled by Admin