Arcada maailman 25 parhaan korkeakoulun joukossa 

Arcada ranked among top 25 universities in global ranking 

Published: 10.06.2020 / Press release

Arcada ranks in the top 25 in a global comparison of 1900 higher education institutions. The ranking concerns the UAS’s research collaboration. 

Arcada is a global top 25 performer in the area Co-publications with industrial partners when U-Multirank publishes its ranking lists for 2020. U-Multirank is a multidimensional, user-driven web tool run on behalf of the European Commission. 

Over 1900 higher education institutions from 92 countries have been assessed according to criteria such as teaching and learning, research and collaboration. The award is a proof of active engagement with the surrounding community, and highlights Arcada’s close collaboration with both companies and organisations. Arcada also performs well in the comparison of international co-publications and top cited publications. 

- We are very proud that Arcada, as one of the smallest universities of applied sciences in Finland, can have this kind of impact. The result reflects the fact that we conduct high quality research with societal relevance. Arcada is a trusted partner in applied research. We appreciate the long-term collaborations our researchers do for and together with other parts of the community, says Arcada’s Rector Mona Forsskåhl. 

U-Multirank offers a comprehensive perspective of all different aspects of the activities at higher education institutions. The ranking is developed and implemented by an independent consortium of institutions of higher education in Europe and is supported by the European Commission. 

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Arcada builds a unique knowledge centre with focus on health tech

Arcadas blivande fysioterapeuter bekantar sig med simuleringsmöjligheterna i en av de nya lärmiljöerna som byggs på högskolan.

The new learning environment, Arcada Health Tech Hub, offers students, professional occupational therapists and physiotherapists, researchers and companies a space where they can come together around health technology. The centre is built with the support of donations to the fundraising campaign Arcada 25 launched in celebration of Arcada’s 25th anniversary. 

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New project to prevent problems with acid sulphate soils using a mobile app

Student posing for camera

The new HaSuRiski project draws up risk maps of acid sulphate soils in Finland. Within the project, a prototype for a mobile application will be developed. The app uses machine learning and artificial intelligence to model the risk maps and will help experts plan land use in high-risk areas.

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