2016-2017 THE World Universities Rankings

World Universities Rankings have been announced by Times Higher Education (THE) which has been publishing the list since 2004. While 799 universities were involved in the ranking last year, this number has increased to 978 this year. Additionally, 18 Turkish universities have managed to be included in the ranking while 11 Turkish universities made it to the list last year.

Criteria used in THE World Rankings are listed below:

  • Teaching (30%)
  • Research (30%)
  • Citations (30%)
  • International Outlook (7.5%)
  • Industry Income (2.5%)

Atilim University has managed to rank 4th among the Turkish universities by finding itself a place in 401-500 range in THE World Universities Rankings.

Below given table shows the history of Turkish universities in THE World Universities Rankings: