University of Oulu: Rankings

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The University of Oulu ranked 4th in Finland and 434th in the World 2021 overall rankings, plus got TOP 50% in 173 academic topics. EduRank's ranking for the University of Oulu is based on 3 factors: research performance (a proprietary algorithm evaluated 39,771 publications and 1,414,487 citations), non-academic reputation, and the impact of 16 notable alumni .

RankRanking
#434 of 14,160In the World
#173 of 2,789In Europe
#4 of 36In Finland
#1 of 2In Oulu
#68 of 1,005For UX/UI Desgin
#70 of 1,014For Telecommunications
#96 of 1,519For Management Information Systems
#1629 of 8,209For Alumni Impact
#558 of 14,160For Non-academic Prominence
Top50%For 170 other topics

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Medicine

The University of Oulu ranked 4th for Medicine in Finland and 334th in the World with 10,650 publications made and 455,358 citations received. Main research topics: Pathology, Surgery, Cardiology, Immunology, Pediatrics.

RankRanking
#4 of 20In Finland
#117 of 1,028In Europe
#334 of 4,839In the World

University of Oulu
Medicine Publications & Citations

YearPublicationsCitations
1990136174
1991183237
1992189252
1993181428
1994201397
1995223469
1996224546
1997220585
1998227690
1999222859
20002311073
20012491284
2002230853
2003217938
2004224866
2005230903
20062461079
20072671115
20082891258
20094601395
20102861501
20113562273
20123901987
20133742427
20143621568
20153721767
20164201672
20174622295
20184221722
20194471626
20205281164

Engineering

The University of Oulu ranked 3rd for Engineering in Finland and 418th in the World with 8,197 publications made and 141,566 citations received. Main research topics: Materials Science, Computer Networking, Electronic Engineering, Optical Engineering, Metallurgical Engineering.

RankRanking
#3 of 18In Finland
#130 of 1,147In Europe
#418 of 4,716In the World

University of Oulu
Engineering Publications & Citations

YearPublicationsCitations
1990389
19914425
19925917
19935645
19947241
19957242
19967644
19979887
1998118106
1999110134
2000135192
2001148318
2002158352
2003138164
2004237283
2005225284
2006225329
2007220271
2008236356
2009322656
2010289796
2011311606
2012310568
2013428935
20144471319
20154481491
20164791920
20175051426
20184901843
20195001805
20205942092

Biology

The University of Oulu ranked 4th for Biology in Finland and 417th in the World with 7,012 publications made and 425,091 citations received. Main research topics: Biochemistry, Genetics, Molecular Biology, Immunology, Oncology and Cancer research.

RankRanking
#4 of 11In Finland
#151 of 958In Europe
#417 of 4,578In the World

University of Oulu
Biology Publications & Citations

YearPublicationsCitations
1990101200
199199203
1992108222
199391250
1994116316
1995113349
1996122277
1997146427
1998148641
1999175648
2000175919
2001196820
2002185889
2003179927
2004185993
2005190822
2006167793
2007185878
2008227984
20092641501
20102393061
20112302073
20122782035
20132782601
20142572410
20152771772
20162722112
20172732168
20182552488
20192451725
20202841017

Physics

The University of Oulu ranked 4th for Physics in Finland and 508th in the World with 5,882 publications made and 130,179 citations received. Main research topics: Materials Science, Astrophysics and Astronomy, Optical Engineering, Atomic and Molecular physics, Condensed Matter Physics.

RankRanking
#4 of 10In Finland
#185 of 978In Europe
#508 of 4,160In the World

University of Oulu
Physics Publications & Citations

YearPublicationsCitations
19904619
19913616
19926037
19936449
19946161
19957042
19967274
19977379
19988091
199985141
200090145
2001124303
2002122256
2003118213
2004178377
2005148334
2006158324
2007195368
2008178315
2009217504
2010205806
2011215548
2012232620
2013263875
2014260838
20152911125
20162831179
20173131071
20183061309
20193111189
20203971239

Computer Science

The University of Oulu ranked 2nd for Computer Science in Finland and 189th in the World with 5,820 publications made and 229,314 citations received. Main research topics: Artificial Intelligence (AI), Computer Networking, Management Information Systems, Computer Vision, Human-Computer Interaction.

RankRanking
#2 of 16In Finland
#52 of 1,068In Europe
#189 of 4,494In the World

University of Oulu
Computer Science Publications & Citations

YearPublicationsCitations
1990178
19911726
19923425
19932310
19942967
19952455
199640385
199750201
19985667
199966141
200068434
200194193
2002801083
200380217
2004130473
2005120239
2006157924
2007163499
20081901623
2009257948
20102641265
20112741007
2012234801
20133641116
20143491874
20153631682
20164332488
20174052204
20183953034
20193862357
20204493032

Chemistry

The University of Oulu ranked 4th for Chemistry in Finland and 507th in the World with 5,680 publications made and 167,919 citations received. Main research topics: Materials Science, Biochemistry, Inorganic Chemistry, Chemical Engineering, Petrology and Geochemistry.

RankRanking
#4 of 10In Finland
#182 of 995In Europe
#507 of 4,409In the World

University of Oulu
Chemistry Publications & Citations

YearPublicationsCitations
199065127
199166101
199263100
199363119
199469111
19956178
199678114
199783177
199891251
199985213
200098255
2001111333
2002105383
2003105317
2004142453
2005121343
2006121378
2007159442
2008166394
2009197599
2010194771
2011183615
2012205577
2013240873
2014218659
2015257889
2016259979
20172771042
20182811190
20192731188
20203761271

Liberal Arts & Social Sciences

The University of Oulu ranked 5th for Liberal Arts & Social Sciences in Finland and 376th in the World with 4,655 publications made and 195,334 citations received. Main research topics: Demography, Sociology, Political Science, Education Majors, Sports / Exercise science.

RankRanking
#5 of 21In Finland
#131 of 1,158In Europe
#376 of 5,152In the World

University of Oulu
Liberal Arts & Social Sciences Publications & Citations

YearPublicationsCitations
19901919
19913584
19922968
19932235
19943970
19954591
199655158
19974985
199873284
199960252
200062427
200188334
200275335
200389509
200494375
2005107410
200696470
2007112522
2008126521
2009171960
20101671134
20112011764
20122351145
20132431292
20142371626
2015258993
20163001146
20173011525
20183011019
2019326764
2020337674

Environmental Science

The University of Oulu ranked 4th for Environmental Science in Finland and 378th in the World with 3,807 publications made and 127,775 citations received. Main research topics: Ecology, Geology, Geography and Cartography, Environmental Management, Earth science and Geophysics.

RankRanking
#4 of 13In Finland
#137 of 951In Europe
#378 of 4,129In the World

University of Oulu
Environmental Science Publications & Citations

YearPublicationsCitations
19903431
19912223
19922421
19933047
19943439
19953259
19964869
19975355
19984288
199945151
20004884
200155132
200287331
200357231
200490472
200598257
2006106436
2007116530
2008158532
2009160656
2010145751
2011151982
2012157568
2013202744
2014202671
20152231103
2016219685
2017213859
20181931056
2019187825
2020232726

Business

The University of Oulu ranked 4th for Business in Finland and 349th in the World with 2,271 publications made and 64,628 citations received. Main research topics: Management Information Systems, Project Management, Marketing, Human Resource Management, Occupational Safety and Health.

RankRanking
#4 of 18In Finland
#122 of 1,028In Europe
#349 of 4,080In the World

University of Oulu
Business Publications & Citations

YearPublicationsCitations
199020
1991626
19921010
199345
19941122
1995821
19961126
1997188
19981520
19991538
200028113
20013252
200239109
20033096
200439257
200545203
200664285
200772232
200889290
2009101325
201097344
2011119441
2012107406
2013129514
2014137560
2015173551
2016179484
2017154436
2018147288
2019153443
2020145404

Psychology

The University of Oulu ranked 6th for Psychology in Finland and 487th in the World with 2,182 publications made and 79,612 citations received. Main research topics: Psychiatry, Child Psychology, Clinical Psychology, Education Majors, Social Psychology.

RankRanking
#6 of 17In Finland
#175 of 846In Europe
#487 of 3,753In the World

University of Oulu
Psychology Publications & Citations

YearPublicationsCitations
199094
19911516
19921212
1993117
19942351
19953052
19962446
19972253
199855187
199951202
200041166
200140119
200237117
200342217
200456159
200552194
200659204
200768372
200861215
200977350
201078368
201171363
2012101242
2013103435
2014115444
2015129468
2016149519
2017161702
20181231544
2019108297
2020120165

Art & Design

The University of Oulu ranked 3rd for Art & Design in Finland and 259th in the World with 1,052 publications made and 19,294 citations received. Main research topics: Multimedia, UX/UI Desgin, Creative Writing, Graphic Design, Game Design and Development.

Please note that our approach to topical rankings is based on scientific outputs and therefore prefers institutions researching arts through computer science.

RankRanking
#3 of 14In Finland
#89 of 734In Europe
#259 of 2,801In the World

University of Oulu
Art & Design Publications & Citations

YearPublicationsCitations
199020
199131
199231
199344
199463
199534
1996651
19971421
19981466
1999165
20001612
2001147
20022638
20032280
20042659
20051514
20062235
20073353
20084051
20095293
20104570
201148124
201253104
201379143
201470142
201555110
201670149
201770215
201861194
201959213
202072186

Other rankings

Non-core subjects for the University of Oulu