The most stable country in the world

The Fund for Peace, Fragile States Index 2018

The best primary education and the second best higher education and training in the world

World Economic Forum, The Global Competitiveness Report 2017–2018

Top-performing OECD country in reading literacy, maths, and sciences

OECD, Better Life Index: Education

1st in formal education of the next-generation workforce and continued upskilling and reskilling of the current workforce

World Economic Forum, The Global Human Capital Report 2017

The 3rd smallest gender gap in the world

World Economic Forum, Global Gender Gap Index 2017

The 2nd best country in the world when measured by fairness of society from the children’s perspective

Unicef, Innocenti Report Card 13: Fairness for Children

The best air quality in the world

WHO, Ambient Air Pollution Database 2018

The happiest country in the world

Sustainable Development Solutions Network, The World Happiness Report 2018

The best country in protecting fundamental human rights in the world

The World Justice Project, Rule of Law Index 2017–2018

The Finnish Success Story

Finland became an independent state on 6 December 1917. During the past century, Finland has grown from a poverty stricken, civil war ravaged, rural society into an internationally recognised success story of education and well-being.

Our success is based on education, research, and making decisions together. Today we are heading into a new century with courage, determination and a strong desire to share our knowledge. The University of Helsinki is proud of its contribution to the success of the Finnish nation and society.

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