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Our University’s Continued Rise on URAP World Rankings

Istanbul Medeniyet University was ranked the 1639th globally and the 33rd among 118 Turkish universities in URAP World Ranking of Higher Education Institutions 2022-2023, which ranks the best 3000 universities in the world.

University Ranking by Academic Performance (URAP) Research Lab of METU has been issuing the “URAP World Ranking of Higher Education Institutions” since 2011 and the 2022-2023 version of the ranking has now been published. As one of the most comprehensive university rankings in the world, the URAP World Ranking assesses the academic performance of 3000 higher education institutions around the globe.

The URAP World Ranking uses the data from Web of Science and InCites databases to assess the performance of 3000 universities with the highest number of publications according to 6 indicators that measure scientific productivity, research quality, and international recognition: Article (21%), Total Document (10%), Citation (21%), Article Impact Total (18%), Citation Impact Total (15%), and International Collaboration (15%).

Istanbul Medeniyet University has clearly been on the rise in URAP World Rankings in the last three years both on a global and national scale. In the 2020-2021 ranking, it was ranked the 1880th among 3000 universities globally and the 42nd among a total of 111 universities listed from Turkey, while it rose 94 ranks up to being the 1786th globally and the 38th among 112 Turkish universities in the last year’s ranking. This year, our university has climbed 147 ranks up compared to its position last year to the 1639th rank globally and assumed the 33rd position among a total of 118 universities from Turkey. As for our rank among the public universities in URAP World Ranking 2022-2023, our university ranks the 28th among a total of 93 public universities listed in the ranking. Furthermore, it has obtained a total score of 212 from all the six academic performance indicators with a 14 percent increase compared to its last year’s score (185.17) and a 30 percent increase compared to its score in the previous year (162.42).

Click here for URAP World Ranking of Higher Education Institutions 2022-2023.