6 Iranian Universities Among Times, QS Rankings

Saturday, June 9, 2018 - 14:37

Six Iranian universities succeeded in securing positions in world top university rankings in the Times Higher Education Young University Rankings 2018 and Quacquarelli Symonds (QS) World University Rankings 2019.

As per the data published on QS World University Rankings official website, Sharif University of Technology, ranked 432, Amirkabir University of Technology, ranked 498, Iran University of Science and Technology, ranked between 601 to 651, University of Tehran, ranked between 701 to 750, Shahid Beheshti University, ranked between 800 to 1000, and Shiraz University, ranked between 800 to 1000, are the top 6 Iranian universities among world-class universities.

Compared to the QS World University Rankings 2018 data, ranking 959 top universities, this is the first year for the Shiraz University to be among the world-leading universities.

Moreover in 2017 ranking, Sharif University of Technology, ranked between 471 and 480, and University of Tehran, ranked 601-650, were the only Iranian representatives among 600 world-class universities.

Babol Noshirvani University of Technology, ranked 55, Isfahan University of Technology, ranked between 101 and 150, and University of Gilan ranked between 201 and 250, are among the young top universities worldwide.

Teaching (the learning environment), research (volume, income and reputation), citations (research influence), international outlook (staff, students and research), and industry income (knowledge transfer) are the performance indicators to provide the most comprehensive and balanced comparisons between the universities.

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