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Foundation: 1453

Mission: İstanbul University brings together the East and the West; the past and the future; also it is the leading University raising competent individuals who produce beneficial knowledge for our country and humanity.

Vision: İstanbul University will become one the leading universities of the world.


Subordinate organizations:

  • Istanbul University Hospital


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 704th62nd636th19th
Arts and Humanities 570th49th532nd12th
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology 807th52nd730th9th
Business, Management and Accounting 698th48th573rd9th
Chemistry 769th143rd677th40th
Computer Science 671st104th568th29th
Dentistry 286th28th225th7th
Earth and Planetary Sciences 505th52nd437th7th
Economics, Econometrics and Finance 628th65th533rd14th
Energy 667th166th549th53rd
Engineering 613th116th516th35th
Environmental Science 610th104th522nd19th
Mathematics 696th164th597th61st
Medicine 528th15th479th2nd
Pharmacology, Toxicology and Pharmaceutics 724th64th627th9th
Physics and Astronomy 707th118th631st35th
Psychology 783rd56th743rd17th
Social Sciences 670th42nd590th14th
Veterinary 329th12th261st1st

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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