Karadeniz Technical UniversityUniversity


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Foundation: 1955

Mission: With all its practices in the fields of education, research, and social service, KTU’s mission is to raise individuals that are open to development, to encourage the development of high-level scientific and technological products, and to pioneer the development and welfare of society.

Vision: KTU’s vision is to be a nationally and internationally preferred university with all the educational services, scientific activities, and cultural environment it is to offer.

History: www.ktu.edu.tr


Overall percentile


Research percentile


Innovation percentile


Societal percentile

Evolution of the institution

The following data gives a quick reading on the scientific performance in the last years. The research ranking refers to the volume, impact and quality of the institution's research output. The innovation ranking is calculated on the number of patent applications of the institution and the citations that its research output receives from patents. Finally, the societal ranking is based on the number of pages of the institution's website and the number of backlinks and mentions from social networks.

Compared to its context

The result of the evaluation of the institution can be compared to obtain a view of the country, the region to which it belongs and the institutions of the world, placing it in their respective positions.

Compared to All sectors (percentiles)
Compared to Universities sector (percentiles)

Ranks by Subject area

We have divided the scientific output of the institution into 19 large areas of knowledge and the following table shows only the ranks in different territorial domains achieved by the institution in each of the areas. For an institution to have a presence in an area, it is necessary that it exceed in the last year a minimum output threshold equivalent to twice the percentage that this area represents in the world. If you need scientific indicators on these areas visit Scopus and/or SciVal

AreaWorldMiddle EastOECDTurkey
Agricultural and Biological Sciences 689th53rd621st15th
Arts and Humanities 575th53rd537th14th
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology 970th149th889th40th
Business, Management and Accounting 766th68th636th14th
Chemistry 782nd154th688th46th
Computer Science 679th112th576th32nd
Dentistry 458th70th346th27th
Earth and Planetary Sciences 465th38th397th4th
Energy 541st85th426th16th
Engineering 607th113th510th33rd
Environmental Science 626th111th538th25th
Mathematics 651st125th553rd48th
Medicine 807th109th757th23rd
Pharmacology, Toxicology and Pharmaceutics 882nd145th779th36th
Physics and Astronomy 759th156th679th54th
Psychology 682nd30th643rd7th
Social Sciences 685th48th605th17th

Publishing profile

These are the journals used by the institution's researchers to publish their work in the last year. The size of each circle represents the value of the SJR of the publication, and its spatial position represents its subject matter.

This visualizatión allows you to identify the knowledge areas where the institution has published, recognize the prestige of the scientific journals in which the institution knowledge has been published, and identify predominant scientific communities.

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