Iran ranks highest in ME for top universities

TEHRAN, May 23 (MNA) – The CWTS Leiden Ranking 2015 has listed 13 Iranian universities among 750 top ranking universities in the world. According to deputy of Islamic World Science Citation Center Ali Gazani, Iran holds the highest ranking among regional countries in CWTS Leiden Ranking 2015.

The 13 universities selected are:  Isfahan University of Technology, Amirkabir University of Technology, Sharif University of Technology, University of Tabriz, Iran University of Science & Technology, University of Tehran, Shahid Beheshti University, Tarbiat Modares University, Shiraz University, Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Islamic Azad University of Science & Research Tehran, Islamic Azad University of Science & Research Tehran, Tehran University of Medical Science, and Shahid Beheshti University of Medical Science.

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.

By Mehr News Agency