İTÜ is the “Best Global University” of Turkey in Engineering

by İTÜ | Dec 12, 2018
Istanbul Technical University ranked 1st in subject field of engineering according to the “Best Global Universities” rankings of the US News & World Report.
Istanbul Technical University ranked 1st in subject field of engineering according to the “Best Global Universities” rankings of the US News & World Report.

US News, ranking global universities for more than 30 years, announced the Best Global Universities of 2019 Rankings, which is composed of research-intensive indicators. Producing rankings powered by Clarivate Analytics Incites, 13 indicators and their weights used in the ranking formula are as follows: 

Global research reputation 12.5%,
Regional research reputation 12.5%, 
Publications 10%, Books 2.5%,
 Conferences 2.5%,
 Normalized citation impact 10%, 
Total citations 7.5%, 
Number of publications that are among the 10 percent most cited 12.5%, 
Percentage of total publications that are among the 10 percent most cited 10%, 
International collaboration 5%,
Percentage of total publications with international collaboration 5%, 
Number of highly cited papers that are among the top 1 percent most cited in their respective field 5%, 
Percentage of total publications that are among the top 1 percent most highly cited papers 5%

We are in Top 200 list in Engineering 

The overall Best Global Universities rankings encompass a pool of 1,372 universities and spread across more than 60 countries. While our university globally ranked 376 with a score of 51.2; in the subject area of engineering, our university placed 182 in the world and ranked 1st in Turkey.  

We are in Top 50 in Asia and Top 400 in World 

In the ranking category composing of universities in Asia, our university is placed 52 out of 393 universities. 
In overall rankings, İTÜ ranked 166 in physics, 241 in chemistry, 182 in engineering and 287 in materials sciences. Ranked in 391 in the field of environment and ecology in the world and 1st in Turkey, our university once again made our country proud on success.