Istanbul Technical University: Rankings

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Istanbul Technical University ranked 5th in Turkey, 640th in the global 2023 rating, and scored in the TOP 50% across 90 research topics. Istanbul Technical University ranking is based on 3 factors: research output (EduRank's index has 20,812 publications and 457,858 citations attributed to the university), non-academic reputation, and the impact of 48 notable alumni.

Rank Ranking
#640 of 14,131 In the World
#109 of 5,830 In Asia
#5 of 175 In Turkey
#2 of 52 In Istanbul
#61 of 1,039 For Civil Engineering
#61 of 1,007 For Mining Engineering
#72 of 1,005 For Architectural Engineering
#603 of 7,353 For Alumni Impact
#771 of 14,131 For Non-academic Prominence
Top50% For 87 other topics

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Engineering

Istanbul Technical University ranked 1st for Engineering in Turkey and 312th in the World with 9,282 publications made and 172,296 citations received. Main research topics: Materials Science, Automation and Control engineering, Chemical Engineering, Structural Engineering, Metallurgical Engineering.

Rank Ranking
#1 of 128 In Turkey
#113 of 2,117 In Asia
#312 of 4,624 In the World

Istanbul Technical University
Engineering Publications & Citations

Year Publications Citations
1991 16 4
1992 11 13
1993 12 5
1994 16 4
1995 27 12
1996 60 57
1997 85 91
1998 83 86
1999 100 133
2000 127 224
2001 151 245
2002 151 229
2003 207 615
2004 267 483
2005 216 447
2006 243 428
2007 277 669
2008 264 608
2009 399 939
2010 392 865
2011 457 655
2012 460 805
2013 386 703
2014 529 989
2015 580 781
2016 677 1290
2017 616 1075
2018 545 747
2019 579 937
2020 577 666
2021 681 278
Speciality Turkey rank Asia rank World rank
Civil Engineering 1 20 61
Mining Engineering 4 32 61
Architectural Engineering 1 20 72
Industrial Engineering 1 20 73
Marine Engineering 1 30 75
Environmental Engineering 1 26 76
Operations Research 1 18 82
Renewable Energy Engineering 1 29 114
Construction Management 2 29 132
Automotive Engineering 1 49 136
Petroleum Engineering 2 56 143
Geotechnical Engineering 3 71 166
Transportation Engineering 1 38 169
Metallurgical Engineering 1 84 178
Reliability and Quality Engineering 1 55 192
Structural Engineering 2 76 200
Aerospace Engineering 2 40 208
Aviation 2 36 219
Polymer science and Plastics engineering 1 42 224
Product and Industrial Design 1 53 253
Automation and Control engineering 1 99 258
Chemical Engineering 1 132 260
Telecommunications 3 78 279
Remote Sensing 1 61 281
Systems Engineering 1 65 288
Mechanical Engineering 2 95 289
Nuclear Engineering 7 103 289
Firefighting and Fire Science 2 81 293
Electronic Engineering 1 96 305
Robotics 3 97 310
Technical Drawing 2 100 332
Architecture 2 68 344
Materials Science 2 149 363
Agricultural Engineering 6 138 377
Engineering Management 3 85 414
Electrical Engineering 2 147 417
Computer Networking 5 151 459
Landscape Architecture 9 105 462
Biochemical Engineering 4 109 484
Acoustical Engineering 3 154 506
Biotechnology 2 157 585
Human-Computer Interaction 4 112 657
Computer Engineering 6 255 716
Biomedical Engineering 9 240 759
Optical Engineering 5 234 777
Nanotechnology 5 298 785
Applied/Engineering Physics 7 359 1022

Chemistry

Istanbul Technical University ranked 2nd for Chemistry in Turkey and 461st in the World with 5,891 publications made and 142,569 citations received. Main research topics: Materials Science, Chemical Engineering, Inorganic Chemistry, Organic Chemistry, Radiochemistry.

Rank Ranking
#2 of 117 In Turkey
#152 of 2,014 In Asia
#461 of 4,317 In the World

Istanbul Technical University
Chemistry Publications & Citations

Year Publications Citations
1991 17 13
1992 8 37
1993 12 5
1994 18 13
1995 20 11
1996 68 52
1997 70 68
1998 65 80
1999 76 126
2000 84 204
2001 117 206
2002 125 281
2003 154 429
2004 212 337
2005 138 315
2006 162 374
2007 172 470
2008 170 545
2009 219 780
2010 228 569
2011 263 475
2012 269 597
2013 305 902
2014 342 766
2015 317 613
2016 354 1100
2017 345 792
2018 335 580
2019 353 796
2020 375 578
2021 437 230
Speciality Turkey rank Asia rank World rank
Radiochemistry 4 100 155
Polymer science and Plastics engineering 1 42 224
Petrology and Geochemistry 2 34 234
Environmental Chemistry 2 50 234
Chemical Engineering 1 132 260
Nutrition and Food Science 9 115 341
Materials Science 2 149 363
Organic Chemistry 3 126 423
Biochemical Engineering 4 109 484
Inorganic Chemistry 6 182 494
Physical chemistry 10 157 586
Nanotechnology 5 298 785
Computational Chemistry 15 234 837
Pharmacy 14 333 973
Biochemistry 13 401 1124

Physics

Istanbul Technical University ranked 3rd for Physics in Turkey and 512th in the World with 5,014 publications made and 135,179 citations received. Main research topics: Materials Science, Quantum and Particle physics, Optical Engineering, Theoretical Physics, Nanotechnology.

Rank Ranking
#3 of 121 In Turkey
#164 of 1,879 In Asia
#512 of 4,082 In the World

Istanbul Technical University
Physics Publications & Citations

Year Publications Citations
1991 12 4
1992 8 4
1993 6 2
1994 10 3
1995 9 2
1996 36 24
1997 55 52
1998 49 58
1999 63 71
2000 68 137
2001 91 114
2002 76 105
2003 109 289
2004 173 205
2005 113 151
2006 137 208
2007 146 294
2008 136 330
2009 150 366
2010 177 436
2011 244 726
2012 273 3019
2013 247 1227
2014 277 618
2015 281 461
2016 301 852
2017 323 682
2018 331 1034
2019 342 972
2020 334 467
2021 381 221
Speciality Turkey rank Asia rank World rank
Materials Science 2 149 363
Theoretical Physics 4 101 453
Acoustical Engineering 3 154 506
Nuclear Physics 8 133 540
Astrophysics and Astronomy 7 119 614
Quantum and Particle physics 6 170 659
Condensed Matter Physics 8 246 772
Optical Engineering 5 234 777
Nanotechnology 5 298 785
Astrobiology 3 127 841
Applied/Engineering Physics 7 359 1022
Biophysics 8 365 1045
Atomic and Molecular physics 18 395 1180

Environmental Science

Istanbul Technical University ranked 1st for Environmental Science in Turkey and 296th in the World with 3,338 publications made and 103,242 citations received. Main research topics: Geology, Environmental Management, Earth science and Geophysics, Geography and Cartography, Meteorology and Atmospheric Science.

Rank Ranking
#1 of 98 In Turkey
#50 of 1,655 In Asia
#296 of 4,023 In the World

Istanbul Technical University
Environmental Science Publications & Citations

Year Publications Citations
1991 11 10
1992 5 43
1993 9 23
1994 19 17
1995 19 21
1996 26 27
1997 35 128
1998 44 75
1999 55 107
2000 65 193
2001 60 161
2002 75 130
2003 83 188
2004 105 426
2005 80 196
2006 101 415
2007 115 381
2008 139 406
2009 154 499
2010 155 418
2011 152 400
2012 152 408
2013 146 429
2014 188 474
2015 171 482
2016 204 431
2017 172 277
2018 157 238
2019 187 375
2020 175 275
2021 233 147

Computer Science

Istanbul Technical University ranked 4th for Computer Science in Turkey and 619th in the World with 2,505 publications made and 36,059 citations received. Main research topics: Artificial Intelligence (AI), Computer Vision, Computer Networking, Machine Learning, Blockchain and Cryptography.

Rank Ranking
#4 of 105 In Turkey
#136 of 1,936 In Asia
#619 of 4,392 In the World

Istanbul Technical University
Computer Science Publications & Citations

Year Publications Citations
1991 2 0
1992 3 0
1993 1 0
1994 3 4
1995 2 0
1996 4 1
1997 8 7
1998 9 9
1999 5 11
2000 9 31
2001 10 58
2002 18 37
2003 26 75
2004 30 112
2005 48 179
2006 57 85
2007 62 163
2008 59 83
2009 114 170
2010 99 146
2011 110 131
2012 137 147
2013 55 83
2014 139 135
2015 152 169
2016 223 475
2017 182 356
2018 193 333
2019 235 274
2020 252 247
2021 252 121
Speciality Turkey rank Asia rank World rank
Telecommunications 3 78 279
Robotics 3 97 310
Machine Learning 2 91 361
Artificial Intelligence (AI) 4 110 388
Computational Linguistics 4 103 431
Information Technology 2 86 437
Computer Networking 5 151 459
Computer Vision 4 164 491
UX/UI Desgin 3 98 575
Web Design and Development 2 141 578
Blockchain and Cryptography 5 184 587
Management Information Systems 2 100 607
Human-Computer Interaction 4 112 657
Database Administration 3 172 687
Computer Engineering 6 255 716
Software Engineering 7 159 851
Cyber Security 6 301 859
Data Science 5 217 944
Multimedia 8 255 945
Game Design and Development 5 257 973
Animation 13 381 1011

Business

Istanbul Technical University ranked 1st for Business in Turkey and 513th in the World with 1,226 publications made and 34,920 citations received. Main research topics: Operations Research, Marketing, Construction Management, Management, Project Management.

Rank Ranking
#1 of 102 In Turkey
#71 of 1,599 In Asia
#513 of 4,001 In the World

Istanbul Technical University
Business Publications & Citations

Year Publications Citations
1991 2 1
1992 1 0
1993 3 0
1994 1 0
1995 1 0
1996 3 6
1997 5 2
1998 9 20
1999 6 2
2000 7 10
2001 12 13
2002 10 36
2003 24 203
2004 17 188
2005 26 100
2006 23 110
2007 39 184
2008 37 95
2009 80 282
2010 73 173
2011 54 204
2012 58 106
2013 73 91
2014 58 125
2015 82 132
2016 114 245
2017 76 146
2018 72 179
2019 94 93
2020 75 105
2021 83 26
Speciality Turkey rank Asia rank World rank
Operations Research 1 18 82
Construction Management 2 29 132
Supply Chain Management 1 60 204
Real Estate 1 36 214
Management 1 60 350
Engineering Management 3 85 414
Project Management 2 80 495
Marketing 3 77 507
Hospitality and Hotel Management 11 134 541
Entrepreneurship 2 44 545
Management Information Systems 2 100 607
Actuarial Science 4 112 641
Human Resource Management 3 112 663
Risk Management 2 134 697
Investment Banking and Stock trading 8 178 798
International Business 10 181 834
Finance 10 217 925
International Trade 10 259 961

Mathematics

Istanbul Technical University ranked 3rd for Mathematics in Turkey and 428th in the World with 1,043 publications made and 25,102 citations received. Main research topics: Operations Research, Applied Mathematics, Statistics, Blockchain and Cryptography, Econometrics and Mathematical Economics.

Rank Ranking
#3 of 102 In Turkey
#88 of 1,446 In Asia
#428 of 3,376 In the World

Istanbul Technical University
Mathematics Publications & Citations

Year Publications Citations
1991 2 1
1992 1 0
1993 1 0
1994 5 1
1995 1 2
1996 2 10
1997 6 2
1998 14 20
1999 8 7
2000 14 13
2001 15 16
2002 5 19
2003 25 182
2004 27 76
2005 26 91
2006 30 68
2007 30 79
2008 41 59
2009 67 175
2010 54 180
2011 49 111
2012 66 164
2013 34 43
2014 58 138
2015 60 81
2016 65 165
2017 54 83
2018 67 83
2019 65 51
2020 63 63
2021 78 29
Speciality Turkey rank Asia rank World rank
Operations Research 1 18 82
Applied Mathematics 2 89 352
Statistics 2 48 365
Blockchain and Cryptography 5 184 587
Econometrics and Mathematical Economics 5 105 606
Actuarial Science 4 112 641

Other rankings

Non-core subjects for Istanbul Technical University

Speciality Turkey Asia World Rank
Environmental Economics 1 31 146
Interior Design 6 76 245
Music 1 25 316
Classics and Ancient History 9 63 621
Graphic Design 7 115 627
Development Studies 5 119 634
Economics 4 115 658
Organizational / Business / IO Psychology 9 93 669
Archaeology 9 63 685
International Economics 17 164 736
Fashion Design 10 114 825
Demography 9 175 850
Art & Design 6 152 869
Orthodontics 40 313 912
Liberal Arts & Social Sciences 11 174 1088
Biology 20 434 1213
Sociology 13 179 1329
Social Psychology 25 219 1354
Political Science 15 213 1385
Psychology 42 409 1755
Medicine 56 690 1961