TEHRAN (Iran News) –According to the latest edition of the best global universities ranking released by U. S. News, 52 Iranian institutions were ranked among the best institutions worldwide.
These institutions are from the U.S. and more than 90 other countries that have been ranked based on 13 indicators that measure their academic research performance and their global and regional reputations.
The overall Best Global Universities ranking encompasses 2,000 top institutions, up from 1,750 last year, spread across 95 countries, up from 90 last year.
Universities of “Tehran”, “Azad Islami”, “Medical Sciences and Health Services of Tehran”, “Noshirvani Babol Industrial University”, and “Sharif University of Technology” are the top five Iranian institutions in this ranking.
In the previous edition of this ranking system, 44 institutions from Iran were among the top institutions in the world, which have reached 52 this year.
Only institutions evaluated in this system that have at least 1,250 articles in the last five years (from 2016 to 2020) in the “Web of science”.
The University of Tehran and Azad Islamic University are among the 500 top intuitions in the world, according to this ranking.
The U.S. News uses 13 key indicators (global research reputation, regional research reputation, number of publications, books, conferences, normalized citation impact, number of all citations, number of publications among 10 percent most cited, the ratio of publications among 10 percent of high-quality publications, number of international collaborations [relative to the country], the number of global collaborations, the number of highly cited articles among one percent of high-quality publications, and the proportion of highly cited articles among one percent of high-quality publications, to evaluate institutions.
“Harvard University” is the leader in the world with the highest score, followed by “The Massachusetts Institute of Technology”, “Stanford University”, “The University of California-Berkeley”, and “The University of Oxford”.
Fifty-eight universities from Iran were listed among the top universities in Asia, according to the 2022 Asia University Rankings of the Times Higher Education.
The 2022 edition of the Times Higher Education Impact Rankings, based on universities’ contributions to delivering the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), listed 27 Iranian universities.
In the previous edition of the ranking, 44 institutions from Iran were among the top institutions in the world.
The Webometrics Ranking of World Universities 2022 has ranked 694 Iranian institutions among 30,000 top universities across the world.
Also, 59 Iranian universities have been listed among the top 3,000 institutions in the world in terms of academic quality, according to the 2021-2022 report released by University Ranking by Academic Performance (URAP).
The Quacquarelli Symonds (QS) Graduate Employability Rankings 2022 list has been released, which included three Iranian universities out of a total of 550 institutes worldwide that highlighted graduate employment processes.
Meanwhile, 41 Iranian universities in engineering sciences and 12 universities in computer sciences have made a place among the top 1,188 universities in the world with the announcement of Higher Education World University Rankings 2022 by subject.
It also has introduced 59 Iranian universities among the top institutions in World University Rankings 2022.
The THE Education Young University Rankings 2021 listed 26 Iranian institutions among the world’s best universities that are 50 years old or younger.
Moreover, 34 Iranian universities and institutions were listed among the top 1,000 in the world, according to Shanghai Ranking’s Academic Ranking of World Universities (ARWU) 2021.
- source : Tehrantimes