26 Iranian Universities Listed among Leiden Ranking 2019

Tuesday, May 21, 2019 - 12:11

The acting head of Islamic World Science Citation Center (ISC) has announced that 26 Iranian universities are among world's top 936 universities in 2019.

According to an ISCA report, Mohammad Javad Dehghani stated that as one of the valid evaluation systems, Leiden Ranking offers important insights into the scientific performance of nearly 1000 major universities worldwide. Based on the ranking released recently, 26 Iranian universities ranked among 963 top universities of the world, but in 2018, only 23 Iranian universities had ranked among top universities of the globe.

Dehghani added that University of Tehran, Amirkabir University of Technology, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tarbiat Modares University, Sharif University of Technology, Isfahan University of Technology, Iran University of Science and Technology, Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Shiraz university, University of Tabriz, Shahid Beheshti University of Medical Sciences, Shahid Beheshti University, Science and Research Islamic Azad University, Khajeh Nasir Toosi University of Technology, University of Isfahan, Tabriz University of Medical Sciences, University of Guilan, University of Kashan, Shiraz University of Medical Sciences, Mashhad University of Medical Sciences, Isfahan University of Medical Sciences, Shahid Bahonar University of Kerman, Bu-Ali Sina University, Razi University, Semnan University and Payame Noor University ranked first to twenty sixth respectively in this ranking.

The World University Ranking produces top world's best universities based on 13 indicators. The institutions themselves provide the data for the THE ranking. The ranking is also largely based on a reputation survey among international scholars. Leiden University is in 68th place (2018-2019).

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