Sabancı University among the top 400 universities worldwide

Times Higher Education (THE) revealed the 2018 World University Rankings. Among the 1102 800 universities evaluated this year, Sabancı University was within the 351-400 bracket.   

Times Higher Education (THE) revealed the 2018 World University Rankings. 4 more Turkish universities entered the rankings this year, bringing the total number of Turkish universities up to 22, in addition to one university from North Cyprus.

For this year's THE World University Rankings, 1102 universities from 77 countries were assessed. Sabancı University was within the 351-400 bracket. 

Other Turkish universities included in the rankings were Koç, Bilkent, Boğaziçi, Atılım, Istanbul Technical, Middle East Technical, Hacettepe, Gebze Technical, Izmir Institute of High Technology, Istanbul, Marmara, TOBB ETÜ, Yıldız Technical, Erciyes, Akdeniz, Ankara, Gazi, Anadolu, Dokuz Eylül, Yeditepe, and Ondokuz Mayıs Universities. Eastern Mediterranean University from North Cyprus was also included. 

The fact that the number of Turkish universities in the Times Higher Education (THE) 2018 World University Rankings is indicative of the importance placed by Turkish universities in the rankings and their growing strength in the global competitive environment. 

The methodology of THE University Rankings assesses successful universities based on 13 performance indicators in teaching, research, citations, industry income and international outlook. 

The scope and weight of these five categories are provided below:

  • Teaching: the learning environment (worth 30%)
  • Research: volume, income and reputation (worth 30%)
  • Citations: research influence (worth 30%)
  • Industry Income: innovation (worth 2.5%)
  • International Outlook: staff, students and research (worth 7.5%)