13 Iranian universities among world’s top universities

February 4, 2016 - 0:0

TEHRAN — CWTS Leiden Ranking has placed 13 Iranian universities among 750 influential universities worldwide in 2015.

The CWTS Leiden Ranking 2015 offers key insights into the scientific performance of 750 major universities worldwide. A sophisticated set of bibliometric indicators provides statistics on the scientific impact of universities and on universities’ involvement in scientific collaboration. The CWTS Leiden Ranking 2015 is based on Web of Science indexed publications from the period 2010–2013.

According to a report released by the Science Ministry of Iran, since 2013 the number of Iranian universities which are among one percent of the distinguished universities worldwide have reached 13 while it was 5 in 2012, Mehr reported.

Isfahan University of Technology, Amirkabir University of Technology, Sharif University of Technology, University of Tabriz, Iran University of Science and Technology, University of Tehran, Shahid Beheshti University, Tarbiat Modarres University, Shiraz University, Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Islamic Azad University, Science and Research Branch, Tehran University of Medical Sciences and Shahid Beheshti University of Medical Sciences are the top 13 universities of Iran in this list respectively.