ISC 2019 World University Ranking unveiled
ISC World University Ranking (WUR) 2019 was unveiled by Dr. Mohammad Javad Dehghani, Islamic World Science Citation Center (ISC).
The universities and research institutes’ ranking in Iran is reported through ISC website, mass media and in the form of an official book to the authorities of the Ministry of Science, Research and Technology and also the scientific community of the country.
In order to compare the scientific leap and the Iranian universities’ performance in international levels and considering ISC ranking Department valuable experiences, which have gained in the national level, two namely new types of international rankings have been introduced since last year. International "ISC world university rankings" and "Islamic world university rankings".
One of the most important achievements of ISC WUR is the creation of a first world countries and universities’ complete scientific and research information database, which enables the planning and preparation of roadmaps for achieving the country's goals and prospects.
Worldwide rankings are often a combination of 1. The information that ranking agencies provide; and 2. The information provided on the basis of universities' self-disclosure.
ISC World Ranking provides a comprehensive database of domestic and international universities’ data around the world.
In order to rank universities’ in its criteria, universities’ most important missions are research (60% weight), innovation (15% weight), education (10% weight) and international activities (With a weight of 15%) and accordingly evaluates the universities of Islamic countries.
The ISC's World Ranking 2019 has surveyed and ranked 2005 universities around the world.
From the Islamic Republic of Iran, 43 universities mentioned in ISC's World Ranking 2019. There are 23 comprehensive universities in the country. These universities in this ranking are: Tehran Univ., Tarbiat Modarres Univ., Ferdowsi Univ. of Mashhad, Shahid Beheshti Univ., Shiraz Univ., Tabriz Univ., Gilan Univ., Isfahan Univ., Bu Ali Sina Univ., Razi Univ., Semnan Univ., Kashan Univ., Yazd Univ., Shahid Bahonar Kerman Univ., Mazandaran Univ., Orumieh Univ., Yasuj Univ., Al-Zahra Univ., Imam Khomeini Univ., Shahed Univ., Shahid Chamran Ahvaz Univ., Shahrekord Univ. and Mohaghegh Ardabili Univ. Among universities of medical sciences, There are 12 universities including, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Shahid Beheshti University, Iran University of Medical Sciences, Isfahan University of Medical Sciences, Mashhad University of Medical Sciences, Tabriz University of Medical Sciences, Baqiyatallah University of Medical Sciences, Shiraz University of Medical Sciences, Mazandaran University of Medical Sciences, Jondi Shapour Ahvaz University of Medical Sciences, Kerman University of Medical Sciences and Kermanshah University of Medical Sciences.