In total, ten universities from the Nordic region appear in the Global University Employability Ranking 2018, according to The Times Higher Education’s (THE) Global Employability Rankings 2018. In 45th place worldwide, Stockholm University is the best in the Nordic region and the 13th best in continental Europe. The ranking reveals which institutions recruiters at top companies think are the best at preparing students for the workplace.
US universities dominate the top of the list, with Harvard University, California Institute of Technology (Caltech), or Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) snatched the top seats again. But the Nordic countries can boast several universities in the world’s top 150.
The top 5 from the Nordic region includes many of the usual suspects – Sweden’s Stockholm University at 45th; the University of Helsinki in Finland at 48th, followed by the University of Copenhagen in Denmark and Sweden’s Lund University.
Top 10 Universities In The Nordic Countries Ranked By Employers 2018
1. Stockholm University, Sweden (#45)
2. University of Helsinki, Finland (#48)
3. University of Copenhagen, Denmark (#49)
4. Lund University, Sweden (#82)
5. KTH Royal Institute of Technology, Sweden (#86)
6. Karolinska Institute, Sweden (#99)
7. University of Oslo, Norway (#108)
8. Technical University of Denmark, Denmark (#119)
9. Aarhus University, Denmark (#138)
10. Aalto University, Finland (#140)