ISC World University Ranking 2022 Released

Increasing Number of Iranian universities to 63 among universities in World University Ranking 2022 Top-list
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ISC World University Ranking is one of the ranking systems that started ranking universities for the first time in 2018 by ISC Ranking Department with the aim of evaluating the universities of the country as well as Islamic countries at the world level. Accordingly, there are 2422 universities from 111 countries from 6 continents in ISC world ranking 2022, of which Iran has 63 universities.

The number of universities in different continents in ISC global ranking system 2022

2018

2019

2020

2021

2022

continent

428

646

691

705

714

Europe

438

786

887

963

1057

Asia

27

70

79

85

96

Africa

244

363

377

388

387

North America

43

93

101

112

121

south America

40

47

47

47

47

Oceania

1220

2005

2182

2300

2422

Total

 

ISC WUR is done without universities self-declaration, and based on this, a reliable database of ISC WUR has been formed. It is the way to guide the universities of Iran and other Islamic countries towards world-class universities.

ISC WUR Methodology

ISC, in order to rank the world universities in its criteria, considers the most important mission of universities which are research (with a weight of 60%), education (with a weight of 10%), international activities (with a weight of 15%) and technology and innovation (with a weight of 15%) and then evaluates universities. Besides, the number of university retractions is calculated with a negative score, which is included in a criteria called Negative Reputation. In ISC WUR universities that have published at least 850 degrees in Web of Science 2018-2020 will be considered.

The information of this ranking is collected from USPTO, WOS, and InCites.

ISC WUR Criteria and Indicators

Weight

Index

Weight

Criterion

25

The volume of research

Quantity

A1

60

Research

15

Number of citations to articles

Quality

A2

1

Normalized citation impact

Quality

A3

4

Citational influence over the whole world

Quality

A4

15

The number of articles in top journals

Quality

A5

5

The ratio of students to faculty members

B1

10

Education

5

The number of highly cited faculty members

B2

10

The number of university collaborations in publishing international articles

C1

15

International Activity

4

The number of partner countries in international publications

C2

1

The degree of reputation of the university

C3

5-

Discredited articles

C4

10

Number of patents

D1

15

Technology and Innovation

5

Co-publishing percentage with industry

D2

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

World Universities Ranking In ISC WUR 2022

In ISC WUR 2022, there are 2422 top universities from 111 countries in 6 continents. In this ranking, three universities of Harvard, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) and Stanford University are ranked first to third, along with the University of California San Francisco, John Hopkins, Pennsylvania, California Los Angeles, Michigan, Washington Seattle, California Berkeley and California San Diego.

China with 373 universities, America 318 universities, India 120 universities, Japan 119 universities, England 100 universities, Turkey 90 universities, France 76 universities, Germany 73 universities, Brazil 70 universities, South Korea 67 universities, Iran 63 universities and Italy 62 universities are present in this ranking.

Internationally top ranking universities based on their origin countries are: the United States, England, China, Canada, Japan, France, South Korea, Denmark, Singapore, Australia, Switzerland and Belgium, Germany ranked, Netherlands, Sweden, Spain, Brazil, Taiwan, and Finland.

The Global ranking of Asian universities

In ISC WUR 2022, China with Tsinghua University, Japan with Tokyo University, and South Korea with Seoul National University are ranked 14th, 24th, and 29th, respectively, and have got the best rankings of Asian universities. The best next ranked universities are in Singapore that ranked 34th and Taiwan 88th.

The global ranking of Islamic universities

In ISC WUR 2022, there are 347 universities from 28 Islamic countries, where Turkey with 90 universities and Iran with 63 universities have got the largest number.

Among other Islamic countries, Malaysia and Pakistan have 26 universities, Saudi Arabia has 25 universities, Egypt has 23 universities, Indonesia has 20 universities, Morocco has 11 universities, Tunisia and Nigeria have 8 universities, Algeria has 7 universities, Iraq, Jordan and the United Arab Emirates have 5 universities each , Bangladesh, Lebanon and Qatar each have 4 universities, Kazakhstan 3 universities, and other countries including Azerbaijan, Benin, Brunei, Cameroon, Kuwait, Oman, Palestine, Senegal, Sudan and Uganda have been ranked in this ranking.

Iranian universities in ISC WUR 2022

There are 63 universities from Iran in ISC WUR 2022, which has grown significantly compared to previous years. The chart below shows the presence of Iranian universities in ISC WUR.

Based on the missions of the universities, 32 comprehensive universities of the country are present in this ranking. The comprehensive universities included in this ranking are: Tehran University, Tarbiat Modares University, Shahid Beheshti University, Shiraz University, Tabriz University, Ferdowsi University, Shahid Bahonar University, Kerman University, Guilan University, Isfahan University, Yazd University, Buali Sina University, Razi University, Semnan University, Shahid Chamran University, Ahvaz University, Kashan University, Kurdistan University, Zanjan University, Urmia University, Yasouj University, Shahid Madani University, Imam Khomeini International University, Kharazmi University, Shahrekord University, Mazandaran University, Mohaghegh Ardabili University, Al-Zahra University, Arak University, Lorestan University, Shahed University, Shahid Rajaee University, Birjand University, Sistan and Baluchistan University.

Meanwhile, there are 25 comprehensive universities in 2021 ranking.

20 universities of medical sciences were also present, including: Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Iran Medical Sciences University, Shahid Beheshti Medical Sciences University, Mashhad Medical Sciences University, Shiraz Medical Sciences University, Tabriz University of Medical Sciences, Isfahan University of Medical Sciences, Kermanshah University of Medical Sciences, Ahvaz University of Medical Sciences, Baqiyatullah University of Medical Sciences, Golestan University of Medical Sciences, Mazandaran University of Medical Sciences, Babol University of Medical Sciences, Kerman University of Medical Sciences, Kurdistan University of Medical Sciences, Lorestan University of Medical Sciences, Urmia University of Medical Sciences, Zahedan University of Medical Sciences, SemnanUniversity of Medical Sciences and Shahrekord University of Medical Sciences.

Meanwhile, there were 17 medical sciences universities in 2021 ranking.

There are also 11 universities including: Sharif University of Technology, Amir Kabir University of Technology, Isfahan University of Technology, Iran Science and Technology University, Khawaja Nasiruddin Tousi University of Technology, Noshirvani University of Babol University of Technology, Shahrood University of Technology, Sahand University of Technology, Kerman Advanced Industrial and Technology Postgraduate Education, Malik University of Technology Ashtar and Shiraz University of Technology present in this ranking system.

 

The number of Technical universities in 2021 ranking was 9.

The Number and Rank of Iranian Universities in ISC WUR In 2022

No.

University

Rank

No.

University

Rank

1

Tehran University of Medical Sciences

401-450

33

Bu Ali Sina University

1601-1800

2

Tehran University

34

Lorestan University of Medical Sciences

3

Iran University of Medical Sciences

601-700

35

Razi University

4

Shahid Beheshti University of Medical Sciences

36

Semnan University

5

Sharif University of Technology

37

Chamran University

6

Tarbiat Modares University

38

Kashan University

7

Amirkabir University of Technology

701-800

39

The University of Kordestan

8

Mashhad University of Medical Sciences

40

University of Zanjan

9

Isfahan University of Technology

801-900

41

Urmia University

10

Shiraz university of medical sciences

42

Urmia University of Medical Sciences

11

Tabriz University of Medical Sciences

43

Yasouj University

12

Iran University of Science and Technology

901-1000

44

Shahid Madani University of Azerbaijan

1801-2000

13

Isfahan University of Medical Sciences

45

Imam Khomeini International University

14

Shahid Beheshti University

46

kharazmi University

15

Shiraz university

47

Sahand University of Technology

16

Tabriz University

48

Shahrekord University

17

Mashhad Ferdowsi University

1001-1200

49

Mazandaran University

18

Kermanshah University of Medical Sciences

50

Mohaghegh Ardabili University

19

Jundishapur University of Medical Sciences, Ahvaz

1201-1400

51

Zahedan University of Medical Sciences

20

Baqiyatullah University of Medical Sciences

52

Al-Zahra University

+2001

21

Golestan University of Medical Sciences

53

Arak University

22

Khwaja Nasiruddin Tusi University of Technology

54

Kerman Graduate University of Industrial and Advanced Technology

23

Mazandaran University of Medical Sciences

55

University of Lorestan

24

Babol Noshirvani University of Technology

1401-1600

56

Malik Ashtar University of Technology

25

Babol University of Medical Sciences

57

Semnan University of Medical Sciences

26

Kerman University of Medical Sciences

58

Shahed University

27

Kurdistan University of Medical Sciences

59

Shahid Rajaei Teacher Training University

28

Kerman University

60

Shahrekord Medical University

29

Shahroud University of Technology

61

Shiraz University of Technology

30

Guilan University

62

Birjand University

31

University of Esfahan

63

University of Sistan and Baluchestan

32

Yazd University

 

 


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