Ankara UniversityUniversity

Turkey

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Foundation: 1946

Mission: The mission of Ankara University is to educate individuals that will guide the society in the fields of science and arts through a universal perspective, and to contribute to the production of science, technology and arts with its distinctive and qualified research in the light of Atatürk’s saying, “Science is the most reliable guide in life.” Through the associate degree, undergraduate, and graduate programs it conducts, Ankara University educates individuals who can examine, question, and solve problems, who are self-confident, open-minded, and free of prejudices, respecting social and universal values, aware of the fact that ‘one who knows is strong’. At the same time, Ankara University offers the accumulation of knowledge and technology acquired through the wide range of research and application centres within its body focused on various scientific fields.

Vision: The main objective of Ankara University is to sustain its pioneering identity being the first university of the Republic of Turkey through its qualified scientific research and education studies and to be one of the most prestigious universities in the world. Ankara University has adopted transparency, justice, equality of opportunity and qualification as principles, as well as openness to improvement and change; it regards itself as thoroughly modernist and accepts variety as a form of intellectual wealth. Within this context, it encourages all its members to contribute to improvement and innovation, and prepares the necessary ground for the sustainability of such contributions. The main objectives of our university are: to create scientific research and implement improvement projects by taking the primary needs of the country and the society into consideration; to support scientific research by allocating the highest amount of domestic and outer sources possible within both national and international contexts; to attach high importance to cooperation between the university and industry in scientific research activities; to accelerate national production with scientific and technological innovations by integrating the current technology development centre with the region, highlighting interdisciplinary approaches in education and research, throughout the whole wide range of the scientific disciplines of the university; to prepare diploma programs in the forms of formal and non-formal education as well as certificate programs through continuing education and education on distance, such as e-learning, and thus establish an effective cooperation between the university and society.

History: en.ankara.edu.tr

36th

Overall percentile

25th

Research percentile

67th

Innovation percentile

11th

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 750th86th681st34th
Arts and Humanities 571st50th533rd13th
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology 933rd119th854th28th
Business, Management and Accounting 826th97th694th26th
Chemistry 741st124th653rd31st
Computer Science 700th129th596th41st
Dentistry 315th31st244th8th
Earth and Planetary Sciences 544th75th476th16th
Economics, Econometrics and Finance 594th52nd500th10th
Energy 657th158th540th47th
Engineering 558th77th461st18th
Environmental Science 669th137th581st36th
Mathematics 657th130th559th49th
Medicine 685th40th635th4th
Pharmacology, Toxicology and Pharmaceutics 768th83rd670th17th
Physics and Astronomy 648th76th574th20th
Psychology 784th57th744th18th
Social Sciences 681st44th601st15th
Veterinary 388th19th303rd3rd

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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