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 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 598th22nd531st3rd
Arts and Humanities 528th30th490th7th
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology 769th43rd692nd6th
Business, Management and Accounting 586th27th471st3rd
Chemistry 531st32nd452nd4th
Computer Science 477th25th379th4th
Dentistry 533rd86th388th32nd
Earth and Planetary Sciences 482nd43rd414th5th
Economics, Econometrics and Finance 534th37th447th6th
Energy 516th70th402nd11th
Engineering 417th22nd321st3rd
Environmental Science 542nd71st454th13th
Mathematics 483rd37th385th8th
Medicine 772nd81st722nd12th
Pharmacology, Toxicology and Pharmaceutics 864th132nd761st32nd
Physics and Astronomy 493rd27th422nd5th
Social Sciences 615th25th536th6th

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 visualizatiĆ³n 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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