According to The Center for World University Rankings (CWUR), 8 objectives and robust indicators have been exercised to rank the world’s top universities:
1. Quality of education (25%),
2. Alumni Employment (25%),
3. Quality of Faculty (25%),
4. Publications (5%),
5. Influence (5%),
6. Citations (5%),
7. Broad Impact (5%) and
8. Patents (5%).
|Institution||National Rank||World Rank||Score|
|Åbo Akademi University||9||780||44.44|
Åbo Akademi was founded by private donations in 1918 as the third university in Finland, both to let Turku again become a university town and because it was felt that the Swedish language was threatened at the University of Helsinki.