Istanbul Technical UniversityUniversity


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Foundation: 1944

Mission: The purpose of existence for the Istanbul Technical University is to expand the borders of knowledge and its applications in science, technology and art for contributing to the sustainable community.

Vision: To become a leading, international university through its expertise and creativity in science, technology and art.


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 areas/categories

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 +1030th29th718th3rd
Arts and Humanities +745th11th624th2nd
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology 2514th50th1844th6th
Business, Management and Accounting 692nd13th482nd2nd
Chemistry 2015th62nd1343rd5th
Computer Science 807th22nd549th2nd
Earth and Planetary Sciences +1282nd34th814th5th
Economics, Econometrics and Finance 785th30th516th4th
Energy 1035th50th597th12th
Engineering +666th12th420th2nd
Environmental Science 1906th71st1117th16th
Mathematics 865th30th557th6th
Medicine +2215th59th1586th8th
Pharmacology, Toxicology and Pharmaceutics 3299th228th2006th45th
Physics and Astronomy 1713th69th1160th13th
Social Sciences +755th16th572nd2nd

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.

Where is the institution located?

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  • Companies
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