Iran Top-Ranked Universities in THE 2019

Monday, November 19, 2018 - 11:37

The Times Higher Education World University Rankings 2019 includes more than 1,250 universities, making it our biggest international league table to date.

According to its official website, it is the only global university performance table to judge research-intensive universities across all of their core missions: teaching, research, knowledge transfer and international outlook.

This year’s list of the best universities in the world is led by the University of Oxford and the University of Cambridge for the second year in a row.

Yale University is the only newcomer to the top 10, joining at eighth place, up from 12th. Meanwhile, Switzerland’s ETH Zurich has fallen out of this elite group, dropping from joint 10th to 11th place.

Tsinghua University is now the top university in Asia, after rising eight places to 22nd, becoming the first Chinese institution to lead the continent under the current methodology (since 2011).

Overall, 86 countries are represented, including Iraq, Jamaica, Nepal, Tanzania and Kazakhstan for the first time.

Almost 29 Iranian universities including Babol Noshirvani University of Technology (351-400), as a whole has increased its standing, driven by improvements in citation impact, have been placed among top universities in this ranking. The ranking results is as follow:


Medicine and Dentistry

General Engineering

Physics and Astronomy


Mechanical and Aerospace

Accounting and Finance

Agriculture and Forestry

Electrical and Electronic Engineering


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