Based on the latest results of Leiden Ranking for 2018, TMU with a ranking of 404 managed to boost its position in this world prestigious ranking index.
According to the acting director of ISC (Islamic World Science Citation) a total number of 23 universities of Iran were listed among the 938 top universities of the world. Iran’s share in last year’s ranking was 18, a fact which shows increasing progress and better performance.
TMU ranking in 2017 and 2016 were 408 and 412 respectively and this year’s ranking of 404 clearly indicates TMU officials’ determination to conquer better positions each year.
Leiden ranking data are based on Thomson Citation Database and Reuters Web of Science (ISI), it takes a multidimensional perspective and bases its ranking on impact or collaboration indicator. This website uses core publications which includes 75% of top ISI Journals. The quantity of science generation is assessed on 1, 10 and 50 percent of top citations or their impact factors.
It should be noted that in Leiden Ranking of 2018, there were 23 universities from Iran, 19 universities from Turkey, 5 universities from Malaysia and 4 universities from Saudi Arabia.