Istanbul Technical University: Rankings

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Istanbul Technical University ranked 5th in Turkey, 628th in the global 2023 rating, and scored in the TOP 50% across 158 research topics. Istanbul Technical University ranking is based on 3 factors: research output (EduRank's index has 31,297 academic publications and 472,928 citations attributed to the university), non-academic reputation, and the impact of 53 notable alumni.

Ranking Category
#628 of 14,131 In the World
#107 of 5,830 In Asia
#5 of 175 In Turkey
#2 of 52 In Istanbul
#38 of 1,000 For Polymer science and Plastics engineering
#52 of 1,864 For Operations Research
#57 of 1,000 For Mining Engineering
#609 of 7,446 For Alumni Impact
#793 of 14,131 For Non-academic Prominence
Top50% For 155 other topics

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Engineering rankings

Istanbul Technical University ranked 1st for Engineering in Turkey and 380th in the World with 24,623 publications made and 384,886 citations received. Main research topics: Materials Science, Electrical Engineering, Optical Engineering, Metallurgical Engineering, Chemical Engineering.

Engineering ranking Location
#1 of 138 In Turkey
#107 of 2,776 In Asia
#380 of 6,555 In the World

Istanbul Technical University
Engineering Publications & Citations

Year Engineering publications Engineering citations
1990 74 180
1991 97 192
1992 116 231
1993 98 200
1994 134 304
1995 192 369
1996 227 480
1997 230 543
1998 265 646
1999 273 932
2000 331 1149
2001 386 1467
2002 389 1816
2003 463 2067
2004 519 2695
2005 444 3374
2006 594 4492
2007 685 5788
2008 689 6936
2009 777 8531
2010 719 10124
2011 880 12239
2012 847 13519
2013 1014 16850
2014 1066 17735
2015 1239 20006
2016 1315 21226
2017 1367 22949
2018 1338 24751
2019 1503 28721
2020 1501 33673
2021 1901 46209
2022 1790 44147

The following table provides academic rankings for Istanbul Technical University in various areas of Engineering.

Engineering subfield Turkey ranking Asia ranking World rank
Polymer science and Plastics engineering 1 10 38
Operations Research 1 12 52
Mining Engineering 1 29 57
Marine Engineering 1 26 69
Environmental Engineering 1 26 72
Renewable Energy Engineering 1 38 125
Industrial Engineering 1 47 155
Construction Management 2 40 163
Automotive Engineering 1 61 169
Aviation 2 30 177
Petroleum Engineering 2 65 180
Automation and Control engineering 1 82 199
Civil Engineering 1 66 203
Geotechnical Engineering 1 68 206
Architectural Engineering 1 57 206
Firefighting and Fire Science 2 66 211
Nuclear Engineering 2 81 211
Structural Engineering 2 73 233
Product and Industrial Design 2 48 247
Transportation Engineering 1 63 252
Remote Sensing 1 64 256
Aerospace Engineering 1 70 269
Reliability and Quality Engineering 1 81 275
Chemical Engineering 1 124 278
Electronic Engineering 1 105 296
Robotics 2 101 297
Materials Science 1 107 330
Engineering Management 2 51 332
Biochemical Engineering 1 76 350
Electrical Engineering 1 119 358
Mechanical Engineering 1 100 363
Telecommunications 3 118 382
Acoustical Engineering 1 99 387
Systems Engineering 1 84 393
Metallurgical Engineering 2 137 423
Computer Networking 3 121 429
Landscape Architecture 7 104 443
Architecture 3 90 444
Nanotechnology 3 173 450
Computer Engineering 4 149 465
Applied/Engineering Physics 4 153 495
Agricultural Engineering 8 184 504
Technical Drawing 7 177 510
Human-Computer Interaction 4 109 553
Optical Engineering 3 164 570
Biomedical Engineering 12 265 818
Biotechnology 22 393 1105

Physics rankings

Istanbul Technical University ranked 2nd for Physics in Turkey and 449th in the World with 21,114 publications made and 329,845 citations received. Main research topics: Quantum and Particle physics, Materials Science, Optical Engineering, Nanotechnology, Astrophysics and Astronomy.

Physics ranking Location
#2 of 138 In Turkey
#123 of 2,752 In Asia
#449 of 6,484 In the World

Istanbul Technical University
Physics Publications & Citations

Year Physics publications Physics citations
1990 69 176
1991 92 177
1992 109 231
1993 84 181
1994 130 321
1995 160 374
1996 214 490
1997 211 506
1998 239 627
1999 265 860
2000 309 1085
2001 355 1344
2002 357 1604
2003 415 1909
2004 455 2480
2005 397 3127
2006 513 4085
2007 602 5222
2008 565 6059
2009 662 7406
2010 591 8825
2011 772 10819
2012 714 12013
2013 889 14926
2014 910 15847
2015 1045 17809
2016 1106 19157
2017 1168 20389
2018 1143 21452
2019 1260 24853
2020 1196 28676
2021 1569 38667
2022 1517 36874

The following table provides academic rankings for Istanbul Technical University in various areas of Physics.

Physics subfield Turkey ranking Asia ranking World rank
Materials Science 1 107 330
Acoustical Engineering 1 99 387
Nanotechnology 3 173 450
Theoretical Physics 3 99 479
Astrobiology 2 91 479
Applied/Engineering Physics 4 153 495
Quantum and Particle physics 2 139 500
Astrophysics and Astronomy 2 116 564
Optical Engineering 3 164 570
Nuclear Physics 3 146 594
Condensed Matter Physics 6 299 844
Atomic and Molecular physics 7 252 878
Biophysics 12 437 1280

Chemistry rankings

Istanbul Technical University ranked 4th for Chemistry in Turkey and 591st in the World with 17,302 publications made and 304,999 citations received. Main research topics: Materials Science, Organic Chemistry, Biochemistry, Chemical Engineering, Physical chemistry.

Chemistry ranking Location
#4 of 138 In Turkey
#170 of 2,710 In Asia
#591 of 6,327 In the World

Istanbul Technical University
Chemistry Publications & Citations

Year Chemistry publications Chemistry citations
1990 63 161
1991 83 173
1992 99 192
1993 71 175
1994 112 292
1995 145 349
1996 187 438
1997 170 479
1998 196 591
1999 219 838
2000 263 967
2001 308 1257
2002 310 1556
2003 348 1746
2004 419 2325
2005 329 2906
2006 430 3796
2007 492 4950
2008 461 5764
2009 534 7095
2010 501 8408
2011 605 9880
2012 581 11033
2013 729 13829
2014 736 14286
2015 829 16244
2016 876 17530
2017 920 18546
2018 922 19855
2019 1003 23372
2020 961 26621
2021 1275 36419
2022 1248 35393

The following table provides academic rankings for Istanbul Technical University in various areas of Chemistry.

Chemistry subfield Turkey ranking Asia ranking World rank
Polymer science and Plastics engineering 1 10 38
Radiochemistry 6 98 188
Petrology and Geochemistry 1 40 219
Chemical Engineering 1 124 278
Materials Science 1 107 330
Biochemical Engineering 1 76 350
Physical chemistry 2 136 357
Environmental Chemistry 1 117 418
Nanotechnology 3 173 450
Inorganic Chemistry 1 160 457
Organic Chemistry 2 136 464
Nutrition and Food Science 10 155 480
Pharmacy 7 181 575
Computational Chemistry 8 219 786
Biochemistry 8 313 915

Environmental Science rankings

Istanbul Technical University ranked 1st for Environmental Science in Turkey and 468th in the World with 15,815 publications made and 263,539 citations received. Main research topics: Geology, Geography and Cartography, Ecology, Paleontology, Oceanography.

Environmental Science ranking Location
#1 of 139 In Turkey
#97 of 2,777 In Asia
#468 of 6,683 In the World

Istanbul Technical University
Environmental Science Publications & Citations

Year Environmental Science publications Environmental Science citations
1990 46 102
1991 60 118
1992 65 121
1993 65 144
1994 77 171
1995 119 224
1996 143 280
1997 136 330
1998 162 430
1999 178 575
2000 209 724
2001 241 1000
2002 258 1314
2003 284 1415
2004 337 1891
2005 295 2236
2006 359 2854
2007 411 3732
2008 426 4579
2009 501 5879
2010 446 6811
2011 535 8095
2012 565 9244
2013 628 11339
2014 675 12103
2015 746 13613
2016 818 14619
2017 861 15780
2018 838 16836
2019 981 20197
2020 962 23882
2021 1292 33576
2022 1314 32630

The following table provides academic rankings for Istanbul Technical University in various areas of Environmental Science.

Biology rankings

Istanbul Technical University ranked 8th for Biology in Turkey and 818th in the World with 13,694 publications made and 241,125 citations received. Main research topics: Biochemistry, Paleontology, Genetics, Nanotechnology, Botany.

Biology ranking Location
#8 of 138 In Turkey
#245 of 2,784 In Asia
#818 of 6,663 In the World

Istanbul Technical University
Biology Publications & Citations

Year Biology publications Biology citations
1990 37 110
1991 44 127
1992 46 127
1993 46 118
1994 69 196
1995 86 239
1996 118 313
1997 111 319
1998 135 402
1999 151 594
2000 174 720
2001 209 953
2002 206 1150
2003 228 1338
2004 287 1729
2005 251 2246
2006 307 2808
2007 350 3855
2008 353 4529
2009 408 5752
2010 385 6665
2011 483 7812
2012 452 8854
2013 582 11170
2014 615 11458
2015 695 12845
2016 715 14048
2017 729 15133
2018 768 15867
2019 856 19118
2020 874 22694
2021 1138 32043
2022 1130 31047

The following table provides academic rankings for Istanbul Technical University in various areas of Biology.

Biology subfield Turkey ranking Asia ranking World rank
Nanotechnology 3 173 450
Astrobiology 2 91 479
Nutrition and Food Science 10 155 480
Paleontology 4 108 530
Agricultural Science 6 169 577
Molecular Biology 5 278 860
Evolutionary Biology 4 200 864
Bioinformatics and Computational biology 7 258 881
Biochemistry 8 313 915
Horticulture 27 326 929
Botany 17 308 960
Biotechnology 22 393 1105
Forestry 19 335 1153
Microbiology 30 440 1225
Genetics 22 435 1232
Biophysics 12 437 1280
Neuroscience 34 415 1366
Wildlife and Fisheries Management & Conservation 27 435 1370
Animal Science 43 436 1374
Pharmacology 42 606 1487
Zoology 38 513 1643
Oncology and Cancer research 60 774 1881
Virology 56 810 2150
Immunology 65 872 2191

Computer Science rankings

Istanbul Technical University ranked 2nd for Computer Science in Turkey and 551st in the World with 13,120 publications made and 165,963 citations received. Main research topics: Artificial Intelligence (AI), Telecommunications, Machine Learning, Computer Vision, Computer Networking.

Computer Science ranking Location
#2 of 138 In Turkey
#120 of 2,768 In Asia
#551 of 6,597 In the World

Istanbul Technical University
Computer Science Publications & Citations

Year Computer Science publications Computer Science citations
1990 29 66
1991 30 71
1992 44 72
1993 37 72
1994 43 88
1995 57 80
1996 69 124
1997 72 163
1998 93 188
1999 72 233
2000 122 322
2001 144 414
2002 124 515
2003 201 703
2004 195 873
2005 227 1191
2006 285 1580
2007 339 1982
2008 378 2663
2009 430 3482
2010 413 4278
2011 491 4917
2012 461 5595
2013 509 6764
2014 557 7415
2015 692 8013
2016 764 8350
2017 806 9567
2018 792 10599
2019 941 12716
2020 952 15898
2021 1145 22228
2022 1055 21605

The following table provides academic rankings for Istanbul Technical University in various areas of Computer Science.

Computer Science subfield Turkey ranking Asia ranking World rank
UX/UI Desgin 1 42 293
Robotics 2 101 297
Machine Learning 1 98 357
Artificial Intelligence (AI) 1 100 380
Animation 2 102 381
Telecommunications 3 118 382
Computer Vision 2 115 411
Computer Networking 3 121 429
Computer Engineering 4 149 465
Web Design and Development 2 148 548
Human-Computer Interaction 4 109 553
Cyber Security 3 148 570
Blockchain and Cryptography 5 185 588
Computational Linguistics 4 143 590
Software Engineering 2 111 603
Cognitive Science 5 144 624
Library and Information science 2 76 662
Management Information Systems 2 115 676
Computer Graphics 4 183 699
Information Technology 4 173 773
Data Science 4 182 855
Bioinformatics and Computational biology 7 258 881
Game Design and Development 5 224 892
Database Administration 5 317 936
Multimedia 12 284 1129
Neuroscience 34 415 1366

Liberal Arts & Social Sciences rankings

Istanbul Technical University ranked 4th for Liberal Arts & Social Sciences in Turkey and 762nd in the World with 10,749 publications made and 145,840 citations received. Main research topics: Philosophy, History, Archaeology, Political Science, Law.

Liberal Arts & Social Sciences ranking Location
#4 of 139 In Turkey
#112 of 2,813 In Asia
#762 of 6,939 In the World

Istanbul Technical University
Liberal Arts & Social Sciences Publications & Citations

Year Liberal Arts & Social Sciences publications Liberal Arts & Social Sciences citations
1990 27 54
1991 31 51
1992 21 54
1993 26 65
1994 36 61
1995 60 78
1996 65 112
1997 64 152
1998 75 149
1999 67 199
2000 97 294
2001 116 346
2002 109 531
2003 140 516
2004 160 700
2005 174 902
2006 232 1313
2007 278 1572
2008 298 2150
2009 356 2812
2010 332 3584
2011 376 4302
2012 382 5116
2013 433 5930
2014 439 6666
2015 507 7757
2016 592 7674
2017 619 8601
2018 659 9550
2019 770 11750
2020 775 14107
2021 954 20311
2022 987 19488

The following table provides academic rankings for Istanbul Technical University in various areas of Liberal Arts & Social Sciences.

Liberal Arts & Social Sciences subfield Turkey ranking Asia ranking World rank
Urban and Regional planning 1 27 261
Occupational Safety and Health 1 42 380
Linguistics 3 84 468
Archaeology 2 101 512
Aesthetics 2 93 567
History 2 100 574
Classics and Ancient History 6 77 593
Library and Information science 2 76 662
Philosophy 5 101 706
Military science 2 92 764
Law 4 135 790
Journalism and Digital Media 5 177 813
Political Science 5 127 894
Negotiation and Conflict Resolution 9 157 914
Theology / Divinity / Religious studies 11 137 939
Publishing 5 165 975
Art History 6 104 1032
Anthropology 14 176 1078
Communications and Public Relations 9 196 1160
Sociology 14 228 1195
Demography 18 297 1213
Education Majors 29 283 1297
Gender Studies 18 194 1459

Mathematics rankings

Istanbul Technical University ranked 2nd for Mathematics in Turkey and 501st in the World with 7,278 publications made and 102,070 citations received. Main research topics: Statistics, Operations Research, Econometrics and Mathematical Economics, Applied Mathematics, Blockchain and Cryptography.

Mathematics ranking Location
#2 of 138 In Turkey
#113 of 2,612 In Asia
#501 of 6,132 In the World

Istanbul Technical University
Mathematics Publications & Citations

Year Mathematics publications Mathematics citations
1990 14 32
1991 14 51
1992 19 43
1993 24 51
1994 28 36
1995 35 63
1996 40 83
1997 47 100
1998 60 119
1999 46 119
2000 79 184
2001 73 208
2002 71 278
2003 116 351
2004 116 457
2005 97 564
2006 156 787
2007 195 1055
2008 210 1478
2009 270 1907
2010 253 2394
2011 280 2979
2012 280 3414
2013 292 4075
2014 307 4558
2015 356 5073
2016 421 5131
2017 384 5847
2018 428 6407
2019 497 7622
2020 493 9426
2021 654 13864
2022 623 13326

The following table provides academic rankings for Istanbul Technical University in various areas of Mathematics.

Mathematics subfield Turkey ranking Asia ranking World rank
Operations Research 1 12 52
Econometrics and Mathematical Economics 1 68 399
Applied Mathematics 3 111 420
Statistics 2 116 510
Blockchain and Cryptography 5 185 588
Actuarial Science 6 145 789
Math Teachers 74 685 2238

Business rankings

Istanbul Technical University ranked 2nd for Business in Turkey and 523rd in the World with 5,827 publications made and 78,444 citations received. Main research topics: Management, Finance, Marketing, Operations Research, Project Management.

Business ranking Location
#2 of 138 In Turkey
#102 of 2,509 In Asia
#523 of 6,002 In the World

Istanbul Technical University
Business Publications & Citations

Year Business publications Business citations
1990 12 30
1991 11 16
1992 16 27
1993 23 23
1994 19 35
1995 22 37
1996 31 51
1997 37 52
1998 55 74
1999 33 66
2000 48 161
2001 70 177
2002 67 191
2003 102 304
2004 76 329
2005 92 436
2006 135 674
2007 149 800
2008 167 1265
2009 212 1542
2010 202 2113
2011 205 2377
2012 176 2661
2013 227 3241
2014 257 3565
2015 298 3860
2016 310 3778
2017 352 4185
2018 368 4752
2019 422 5760
2020 384 7172
2021 525 10453
2022 493 9905

The following table provides academic rankings for Istanbul Technical University in various areas of Business.

Business subfield Turkey ranking Asia ranking World rank
Operations Research 1 12 52
Construction Management 2 40 163
Supply Chain Management 1 60 185
Real Estate 1 37 230
Project Management 1 39 331
Engineering Management 2 51 332
Occupational Safety and Health 1 42 380
Management 2 103 426
Marketing 1 91 525
Risk Management 2 119 646
Finance 3 122 663
Hospitality and Hotel Management 12 192 666
Management Information Systems 2 115 676
Entrepreneurship 4 105 751
International Business 6 108 754
International Trade 9 109 762
Entertainment Industry Business 6 121 772
Actuarial Science 6 145 789
Investment Banking and Stock trading 6 194 791
Accounting 5 168 860
Advertising 11 182 929

Economics rankings

Istanbul Technical University ranked 3rd for Economics in Turkey and 615th in the World with 2,943 publications made and 44,724 citations received. Main research topics: Finance, Econometrics and Mathematical Economics, Development Studies, Environmental Economics, International Trade.

Economics ranking Location
#3 of 138 In Turkey
#103 of 2,385 In Asia
#615 of 5,789 In the World

Istanbul Technical University
Economics Publications & Citations

Year Economics publications Economics citations
1990 8 14
1991 6 13
1992 10 9
1993 5 14
1994 12 16
1995 7 21
1996 15 25
1997 16 32
1998 28 34
1999 18 34
2000 23 81
2001 28 108
2002 20 93
2003 44 127
2004 47 170
2005 54 220
2006 60 300
2007 58 382
2008 82 685
2009 97 802
2010 100 1023
2011 90 1252
2012 72 1419
2013 123 1829
2014 112 1910
2015 145 2136
2016 153 2070
2017 171 2297
2018 188 2759
2019 218 3133
2020 232 4285
2021 284 6211
2022 283 6139

The following table provides academic rankings for Istanbul Technical University in various areas of Economics.

Economics subfield Turkey ranking Asia ranking World rank
Environmental Economics 1 44 191
Econometrics and Mathematical Economics 1 68 399
Agricultural Economics 5 110 452
Finance 3 122 663
International Economics 7 77 666
International Trade 9 109 762
Actuarial Science 6 145 789
Investment Banking and Stock trading 6 194 791
Development Studies 10 197 964

Art & Design rankings

Istanbul Technical University ranked 3rd for Art & Design in Turkey and 735th in the World with 1,894 publications made and 20,613 citations received. Main research topics: Fashion Design, Aesthetics, Literature, Computer Graphics, Architecture.

Please note that our approach to subject rankings is based on scientific outputs and heavily biased on art-related topics towards institutions with computer science research profiles.

Art & Design ranking Location
#3 of 131 In Turkey
#133 of 2,183 In Asia
#735 of 5,426 In the World

Istanbul Technical University
Art & Design Publications & Citations

Year Art & Design publications Art & Design citations
1990 2 10
1991 6 8
1992 9 12
1993 2 13
1994 3 14
1995 7 10
1996 9 14
1997 15 22
1998 14 26
1999 5 25
2000 24 53
2001 14 51
2002 15 72
2003 24 104
2004 35 109
2005 29 141
2006 38 222
2007 39 303
2008 44 300
2009 54 394
2010 42 439
2011 55 596
2012 75 726
2013 62 784
2014 68 891
2015 85 979
2016 123 1019
2017 124 1468
2018 130 1537
2019 138 2047
2020 129 2311
2021 197 3037
2022 204 2860

The following table provides academic rankings for Istanbul Technical University in various areas of Art & Design.

Art & Design subfield Turkey ranking Asia ranking World rank
Interior Design 5 49 229
UX/UI Desgin 1 42 293
Animation 2 102 381
Painting and Drawing 4 69 396
Sculpture 4 69 396
Illustration and Concept Art 5 74 415
Landscape Architecture 7 104 443
Architecture 3 90 444
Graphic Design 5 96 479
Aesthetics 2 93 567
Computer Graphics 4 183 699
Fashion Design 4 139 700
Performing arts 6 102 724
Entertainment Industry Business 6 121 772
Literature 8 164 891
Game Design and Development 5 224 892
Music 8 224 978
Cinematography 21 136 1004
Art History 6 104 1032
Multimedia 12 284 1129

Other rankings

Non-core subjects for Istanbul Technical University

Speciality Turkey Asia World Rank
Organizational / Business / IO Psychology 10 136 653
Dentistry 27 217 782
Orthodontics 30 222 839
Social Psychology 7 166 945
Plastic Surgery 71 351 1024
Paramedicine and Emergency medicine 24 220 1050
Child Psychology 17 179 1052
Physical Therapy 21 286 1089
Anatomy and Physiology 37 353 1109
Psychology 24 302 1128
Radiology and Nuclear medicine 50 397 1194
Public Health 17 296 1213
Pathology 36 406 1215
Medicine 33 389 1248
Obstetrics and Gynecology (OB-GYN) 68 326 1283
Surgery 58 472 1419
Cardiology 67 518 1480
Healthcare Management (MHA) 31 415 1616
Sports Medicine 41 480 1638
Psychiatry 54 542 1705
Health Science 36 475 1832
Anesthesiology 73 759 2060
Nursing 57 674 2240
Clinical Psychology 74 719 2347