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Universities in Sweden - Rankings & Reviews

Sweden
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40
Universities in Sweden
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439,970
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9,556,000
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  • 40 universities in Sweden are listed in 22 different university rankings (by institution) as well as 9 different subject specific rankings.
  • 28 of these universities are listed in at least one institution or subject specific ranking.
  • Most comprehensive collection of university ranking scores worldwide. We monitor continuously 102 different university and subject rankings so that you can conveniently compare all rankings in one place.

Highest subject rankings of universities in Sweden:

#1

Arts Visual & Performing — Other #2  #1  Kungl. Musikhögskolan i Stockholm

#2

Medicine & Health — Other #4  #1  Karolinska Institutet

#3

Agriculture — Agriculture (general) #4  #1  Sveriges lantbruks universitet

#4

Natural Sciences — Other #5  #1  Sveriges lantbruks universitet

#5

Social Studies & Humanities — Geography #9  #1  Stockholms universitet

#6

Business — Business (general) #12  #1  Handelshögskolan i Stockholm

#7

Engineering — Mechanical Engineering #16  #1  Kungliga Tekniska högskolan

#8

Mathematics — Mathematics (general) #23  #1  Kungliga Tekniska högskolan

#9

Architecture, Building & Planning — Architecture (general) #24  #1  Kungliga Tekniska högskolan

#10

Law — Law (general) #30  #1  Lunds Universitet

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Student satisfaction   4.6 / 5.0 (121 reviews)
#117  #3  QS World University Rankings
#87  #2  THE World University Rankings
#63  #2  ARWU Academic Ranking of World Universities
#98  #1  Webometrics
#170  #2  Scimago Institutions Ranking
#132  #1  Nature Index
#87  #2  The World’s Most International Universities
#86  #3  CWUR Center for World University Rankings
#116  #2  CWTS Leiden Ranking
#92  #3  URAP World Ranking
#94  #3  NTU Performance Ranking of Scientific Papers
#34  #3  NTU Europe

Student satisfaction   4.7 / 5.0 (251 reviews)
#104  #2  QS World University Rankings
#187  #5  THE World University Rankings
#201  #7  ARWU Academic Ranking of World Universities
#176  #4  Webometrics
#297  #4  Scimago Institutions Ranking
#273  #6  Nature Index
#86  #3  THE Global University Employability Ranking
#187  #5  The World’s Most International Universities
#156  #8  CWUR Center for World University Rankings
#104  #3  RUR Reputation Ranking
#141  #5  RUR Research Performance Ranking
#30  #2  RUR World University Rankings
#193  #6  URAP World Ranking
#258  #6  NTU Performance Ranking of Scientific Papers
#105  #6  NTU Europe

Student satisfaction   4.4 / 5.0 (85 reviews)
#200  #5  QS World University Rankings
#153  #4  THE World University Rankings
#77  #3  ARWU Academic Ranking of World Universities
#193  #6  Webometrics
#346  #5  Scimago Institutions Ranking
#174  #2  Nature Index
#45  #1  THE Global University Employability Ranking
#153  #4  The World’s Most International Universities
#159  #9  CWUR Center for World University Rankings
#170  #4  RUR Reputation Ranking
#94  #2  RUR Research Performance Ranking
#62  #1  Tilburg University Economics Ranking
#317  #3  CWTS Leiden Ranking
#177  #5  URAP World Ranking
#176  #5  NTU Performance Ranking of Scientific Papers
#71  #5  NTU Europe

Student satisfaction   4.5 / 5.0 (40 reviews)
#269  #6  QS World University Rankings
#201  #7  THE World University Rankings
#101  #5  ARWU Academic Ranking of World Universities
#188  #5  Webometrics
#282  #3  Scimago Institutions Ranking
#347  #7  Nature Index
#166  #11  CWUR Center for World University Rankings
#240  #6  RUR Reputation Ranking
#119  #3  RUR Research Performance Ranking
#189  #6  RUR World University Rankings
#100  #2  Tilburg University Economics Ranking
#171  #4  URAP World Ranking
#171  #4  NTU Performance Ranking of Scientific Papers
#57  #4  NTU Europe

Student satisfaction   4.6 / 5.0 (129 reviews)
#92  #1  QS World University Rankings
#98  #3  THE World University Rankings
#101  #4  ARWU Academic Ranking of World Universities
#113  #2  Webometrics
#201  #3  Nature Index
#82  #2  THE Global University Employability Ranking
#98  #3  The World’s Most International Universities
#95  #6  CWUR Center for World University Rankings
#90  #2  RUR Reputation Ranking
#183  #7  RUR Research Performance Ranking
#44  #3  RUR World University Rankings
#94  #1  CWTS Leiden Ranking
#84  #2  URAP World Ranking
#92  #2  NTU Performance Ranking of Scientific Papers
#31  #2  NTU Europe

Student satisfaction   4.6 / 5.0 (99 reviews)
#128  #4  QS World University Rankings
#201  #6  THE World University Rankings
#201  #6  ARWU Academic Ranking of World Universities
#289  #9  Webometrics
#382  #7  Scimago Institutions Ranking
#256  #5  Nature Index
#464  #19  CWUR Center for World University Rankings
#218  #5  RUR Reputation Ranking
#180  #6  RUR Research Performance Ranking
#53  #4  RUR World University Rankings
#342  #9  URAP World Ranking
#434  #10  NTU Performance Ranking of Scientific Papers
#173  #10  NTU Europe

Student satisfaction   4.4 / 5.0 (66 reviews)
#40  #1  THE World University Rankings
#44  #1  ARWU Academic Ranking of World Universities
#168  #3  Webometrics
#105  #1  Scimago Institutions Ranking
#203  #4  Nature Index
#99  #4  THE Global University Employability Ranking
#61  #1  World Reputation Rankings
#40  #1  The World’s Most International Universities
#49  #1  CWUR Center for World University Rankings
#58  #1  RUR Reputation Ranking
#32  #1  RUR Research Performance Ranking
#12  #1  RUR World University Rankings
#48  #1  URAP World Ranking
#44  #1  NTU Performance Ranking of Scientific Papers
#9  #1  NTU Europe

Student satisfaction   4.6 / 5.0 (504 reviews)
#302  #7  QS World University Rankings
#351  #10  THE World University Rankings
#301  #9  ARWU Academic Ranking of World Universities
#220  #7  Webometrics
#365  #6  Scimago Institutions Ranking
#424  #8  Nature Index
#30  #1  QS 50 under 50
#357  #15  CWUR Center for World University Rankings
#344  #4  CWTS Leiden Ranking
#287  #7  URAP World Ranking
#342  #8  NTU Performance Ranking of Scientific Papers
#140  #8  NTU Europe

Student satisfaction   4.4 / 5.0 (192 reviews)
#338  #8  QS World University Rankings
#301  #9  THE World University Rankings
#401  #10  ARWU Academic Ranking of World Universities
#280  #8  Webometrics
#411  #8  Scimago Institutions Ranking
#459  #9  Nature Index
#255  #13  CWUR Center for World University Rankings
#698  #8  RUR Reputation Ranking
#374  #8  RUR Research Performance Ranking
#333  #7  RUR World University Rankings
#407  #5  CWTS Leiden Ranking
#301  #8  URAP World Ranking
#294  #7  NTU Performance Ranking of Scientific Papers
#121  #7  NTU Europe

Student satisfaction   4.4 / 5.0 (44 reviews)
#251  #8  THE World University Rankings
#201  #8  ARWU Academic Ranking of World Universities
#511  #10  Webometrics
#506  #9  Scimago Institutions Ranking
#368  #17  CWUR Center for World University Rankings
#280  #7  RUR Reputation Ranking
#131  #4  RUR Research Performance Ranking
#96  #5  RUR World University Rankings
#379  #10  URAP World Ranking
#386  #9  NTU Performance Ranking of Scientific Papers
#157  #9  NTU Europe

Student satisfaction   4.5 / 5.0 (37 reviews)
#1560  #17  Webometrics
#691  #17  Scimago Institutions Ranking

Student satisfaction   3.8 / 5.0 (93 reviews)
#401  #11  THE World University Rankings
#801  #13  ARWU Academic Ranking of World Universities
#1097  #12  Webometrics
#634  #10  Scimago Institutions Ranking
#730  #23  CWUR Center for World University Rankings
#812  #11  URAP World Ranking
#651  #11  NTU Performance Ranking of Scientific Papers

Student satisfaction   4.1 / 5.0 (75 reviews)
#2149  #20  Webometrics
#724  #21  Scimago Institutions Ranking

Student satisfaction   4.8 / 5.0 (50 reviews)
#801  #12  ARWU Academic Ranking of World Universities
#787  #11  Webometrics
#647  #11  Scimago Institutions Ranking
#836  #12  URAP World Ranking

Student satisfaction   4.5 / 5.0 (5 reviews)
#1241  #14  Webometrics
#680  #15  Scimago Institutions Ranking
#1248  #13  URAP World Ranking

Student satisfaction   4.0 / 5.0 (32 reviews)
#1127  #13  Webometrics
#647  #12  Scimago Institutions Ranking
#1408  #14  URAP World Ranking

Student satisfaction   4.1 / 5.0 (76 reviews)
#3182  #21  Webometrics

Student satisfaction   4.7 / 5.0 (147 reviews)
#401  #11  ARWU Academic Ranking of World Universities
#1451  #16  Webometrics
#726  #22  Scimago Institutions Ranking
#644  #21  CWUR Center for World University Rankings
#59  #1  Financial Times - Executive MBA
#25  #1  Executive Education - Customised
#1828  #18  URAP World Ranking

Student satisfaction   4.4 / 5.0 (146 reviews)
#1639  #18  Webometrics
#736  #23  Scimago Institutions Ranking
#1630  #16  URAP World Ranking

Student satisfaction   4.6 / 5.0 (47 reviews)
#5105  #22  Webometrics

Student satisfaction   4.2 / 5.0 (163 reviews)
#1392  #15  Webometrics
#670  #14  Scimago Institutions Ranking
#1735  #17  URAP World Ranking

Student satisfaction   3.6 / 5.0 (13 reviews)
#5467  #23  Webometrics

Student satisfaction   4.4 / 5.0 (69 reviews)
#2013  #19  Webometrics
#688  #16  Scimago Institutions Ranking
#2227  #20  URAP World Ranking

Student satisfaction   4.6 / 5.0 (12 reviews)
#711  #19  Scimago Institutions Ranking

Student satisfaction   4.4 / 5.0 (94 reviews)
#710  #18  Scimago Institutions Ranking

Student satisfaction   4.6 / 5.0 (7 reviews)
#10152  #24  Webometrics

Student satisfaction   4.4 / 5.0 (14 reviews)
Student satisfaction   4.8 / 5.0 (21 reviews)
Student satisfaction   4.5 / 5.0 (14 reviews)
Student satisfaction   4.3 / 5.0 (77 reviews)
Student satisfaction   4.3 / 5.0 (99 reviews)
Student satisfaction   4.3 / 5.0 (5 reviews)
Student satisfaction   4.5 / 5.0 (5 reviews)
Student satisfaction   3.7 / 5.0 (32 reviews)
Student satisfaction   4.4 / 5.0 (20 reviews)
Student satisfaction   4.4 / 5.0 (167 reviews)
#722  #20  Scimago Institutions Ranking
#1585  #15  URAP World Ranking

Student satisfaction   3.7 / 5.0 (23 reviews)
#656  #13  Scimago Institutions Ranking
#39  #1  Business of Fashion
#2003  #19  URAP World Ranking

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Ranking publishers

British Quacquarelli Symonds, UK

Published: May, 2019

Criteria used in ranking:
International Student Ratio 10.0%
International Faculty Ratio 10.0%
Faculty/Student Ratio 20.0%
Employer reputation 10.0%
Citations per faculty 20.0%
Academic Reputation 40.0%

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Business of Fashion

Published: May, 2017



CWUR Center for World University Rankings

Published: July, 2018



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Centre for Science and Technology Studies, Leiden University, Netherlands

Published: May, 2019



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NTU ranking

Published: August, 2018



Nature Index

Published: May, 2019

Criteria used in ranking:
Weighted fractional count (WFC)
Fractional count (FC)
Article count (AC)

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RUR Ranking Agency (Moscow, Russia)

Published: September, 2018



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Scimago Institutions

Published: May, 2019

Criteria used in ranking:
Output: 8.0%
Normalized Impact: 13.0%
Innovative Knowledge: 25.0%
Excellence with Leadership: 13.0%
Domain's Inbound Links: 15.0%

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ShanghaiRanking Consultancy

Published: August, 2018

Criteria used in ranking:
Staff winning research prizes 20.0%
Research paper publications 20.0%
Per capita academic performance 10.0%
Alumni winning research prizes 10.0%
Citations 40.0%

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THE Times Higher Education, UK

Published: May, 2019

Criteria used in ranking:
Teaching 30.0%
Research (volume, income and reputation)
International outlook (staff, students, research): 7.5%
Industry income (knowledge transfer)
Citations 30.0%

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The Financial Times Limited, UK

Published: October, 2016



Tillburg University

Published: January, 2018



Urap

Published: October, 2018



Webometrics

Published: January, 2019

Criteria used in ranking:
Visibility (external links): 50.0%
Size (web pages): 20.0%
Scholar: 15.0%
Rich files: 15.0%
Ranking primarily based on the metrics of universities websites, such as number of links to website or number pages on website.

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