Middle East Technical University: Rankings

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Middle East Technical University ranked 2nd in Turkey and 571st in the World 2022 overall rankings, plus got TOP 50% in 135 academic topics. EduRank's ranking for Middle East Technical University is based on 3 factors: research performance (a proprietary algorithm evaluated 28,736 publications and 598,813 citations), non-academic reputation, and the impact of 34 notable alumni .

Rank Ranking
#571 of 14,160 In the World
#91 of 5,829 In Asia
#2 of 175 In Turkey
#1 of 16 In Ankara
#44 of 1,075 For Mining Engineering
#58 of 1,038 For Petroleum Engineering
#74 of 1,010 For Civil Engineering
#960 of 8,209 For Alumni Impact
#623 of 14,160 For Non-academic Prominence
Top50% For 132 other topics

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Engineering

Middle East Technical University ranked 2nd for Engineering in Turkey and 347th in the World with 9,321 publications made and 167,287 citations received. Main research topics: Materials Science, Structural Engineering, Automation and Control engineering, Chemical Engineering, Optical Engineering.

Rank Ranking
#2 of 128 In Turkey
#119 of 2,141 In Asia
#347 of 4,716 In the World

Middle East Technical University
Engineering Publications & Citations

Year Publications Citations
1990 63 28
1991 69 35
1992 77 33
1993 70 28
1994 68 50
1995 76 71
1996 91 87
1997 91 86
1998 94 121
1999 105 162
2000 115 178
2001 132 211
2002 134 168
2003 176 322
2004 211 492
2005 214 583
2006 283 554
2007 348 851
2008 327 798
2009 378 712
2010 400 816
2011 438 730
2012 427 857
2013 451 933
2014 484 719
2015 539 825
2016 583 981
2017 571 946
2018 557 1051
2019 543 830
2020 472 577
Speciality Turkey rank Asia rank World rank
Mining Engineering 1 19 44
Petroleum Engineering 1 20 58
Civil Engineering 2 25 74
Geotechnical Engineering 1 39 90
Structural Engineering 1 52 124
Construction Management 2 32 144
Aerospace Engineering 1 28 153
Firefighting and Fire Science 1 36 159
Robotics 1 50 176
Environmental Engineering 3 69 204
Industrial Engineering 3 52 209
Architecture 1 41 226
Operations Research 3 61 242
Technical Drawing 1 80 261
Architectural Engineering 3 70 283
Metallurgical Engineering 4 129 304
Renewable Energy Engineering 8 102 305
Transportation Engineering 2 79 308
Landscape Architecture 7 73 329
Electrical Engineering 1 114 332
Remote Sensing 2 67 344
Materials Science 1 144 350
Nuclear Engineering 8 124 353
Systems Engineering 3 82 355
Chemical Engineering 2 177 359
Mechanical Engineering 4 116 363
Telecommunications 5 105 365
Product and Industrial Design 3 78 367
Engineering Management 1 78 374
Biomedical Engineering 2 95 395
Acoustical Engineering 1 121 397
Aviation 5 73 400
Automation and Control engineering 2 166 431
Marine Engineering 5 139 442
Human-Computer Interaction 1 64 443
Polymer science and Plastics engineering 3 106 463
Computer Networking 5 160 464
Electronic Engineering 2 153 467
Reliability and Quality Engineering 4 138 476
Automotive Engineering 10 205 537
Computer Engineering 3 198 583
Nanotechnology 2 218 627
Optical Engineering 4 185 641
Agricultural Engineering 12 288 691
Biochemical Engineering 7 177 704
Biotechnology 8 264 847
Applied/Engineering Physics 6 271 859

Chemistry

Middle East Technical University ranked 1st for Chemistry in Turkey and 419th in the World with 7,201 publications made and 161,204 citations received. Main research topics: Materials Science, Chemical Engineering, Inorganic Chemistry, Organic Chemistry, Radiochemistry.

Rank Ranking
#1 of 118 In Turkey
#131 of 2,045 In Asia
#419 of 4,409 In the World

Middle East Technical University
Chemistry Publications & Citations

Year Publications Citations
1990 60 29
1991 65 39
1992 75 40
1993 71 41
1994 62 53
1995 71 68
1996 97 96
1997 91 117
1998 101 140
1999 116 218
2000 114 179
2001 157 268
2002 163 265
2003 198 389
2004 204 359
2005 189 406
2006 225 511
2007 255 658
2008 282 783
2009 294 807
2010 262 885
2011 314 788
2012 299 772
2013 343 716
2014 329 704
2015 315 660
2016 359 693
2017 369 815
2018 369 955
2019 390 849
2020 348 454
Speciality Turkey rank Asia rank World rank
Radiochemistry 3 86 130
Nutrition and Food Science 5 55 201
Computational Chemistry 1 40 262
Petrology and Geochemistry 3 48 307
Inorganic Chemistry 2 123 323
Physical chemistry 1 79 333
Materials Science 1 144 350
Chemical Engineering 2 177 359
Environmental Chemistry 3 82 372
Organic Chemistry 4 138 445
Polymer science and Plastics engineering 3 106 463
Pharmacy 5 168 568
Nanotechnology 2 218 627
Biochemical Engineering 7 177 704
Biochemistry 6 222 745

Physics

Middle East Technical University ranked 1st for Physics in Turkey and 417th in the World with 7,080 publications made and 140,658 citations received. Main research topics: Materials Science, Quantum and Particle physics, Optical Engineering, Atomic and Molecular physics, Theoretical Physics.

Rank Ranking
#1 of 121 In Turkey
#126 of 1,914 In Asia
#417 of 4,160 In the World

Middle East Technical University
Physics Publications & Citations

Year Publications Citations
1990 39 11
1991 55 25
1992 52 26
1993 55 21
1994 70 42
1995 67 55
1996 88 66
1997 89 107
1998 114 106
1999 110 130
2000 126 142
2001 156 171
2002 167 144
2003 183 243
2004 178 256
2005 201 325
2006 243 357
2007 249 529
2008 270 510
2009 272 563
2010 256 667
2011 291 685
2012 293 709
2013 302 834
2014 319 1594
2015 292 754
2016 369 772
2017 366 857
2018 412 1638
2019 397 1075
2020 325 459
Speciality Turkey rank Asia rank World rank
Theoretical Physics 1 38 248
Quantum and Particle physics 1 51 304
Nuclear Physics 1 40 309
Materials Science 1 144 350
Atomic and Molecular physics 1 68 388
Acoustical Engineering 1 121 397
Astrophysics and Astronomy 4 62 400
Condensed Matter Physics 4 140 497
Nanotechnology 2 218 627
Optical Engineering 4 185 641
Biophysics 1 177 661
Astrobiology 2 85 706
Applied/Engineering Physics 6 271 859

Environmental Science

Middle East Technical University ranked 2nd for Environmental Science in Turkey and 356th in the World with 3,407 publications made and 98,064 citations received. Main research topics: Geology, Environmental Management, Geotechnical Engineering, Geography and Cartography, Earth science and Geophysics.

Rank Ranking
#2 of 103 In Turkey
#58 of 1,693 In Asia
#356 of 4,129 In the World

Middle East Technical University
Environmental Science Publications & Citations

Year Publications Citations
1990 23 40
1991 35 61
1992 39 34
1993 40 46
1994 26 51
1995 31 38
1996 46 58
1997 40 63
1998 42 86
1999 60 109
2000 70 158
2001 75 256
2002 72 202
2003 103 298
2004 87 275
2005 79 268
2006 116 351
2007 103 304
2008 119 339
2009 118 362
2010 134 473
2011 133 420
2012 159 410
2013 153 408
2014 181 458
2015 223 484
2016 178 459
2017 191 427
2018 152 274
2019 160 320
2020 177 257

Computer Science

Middle East Technical University ranked 2nd for Computer Science in Turkey and 550th in the World with 3,217 publications made and 66,796 citations received. Main research topics: Artificial Intelligence (AI), Computer Vision, Computational Linguistics, Machine Learning, Management Information Systems.

Rank Ranking
#2 of 106 In Turkey
#119 of 1,973 In Asia
#550 of 4,494 In the World

Middle East Technical University
Computer Science Publications & Citations

Year Publications Citations
1990 3 1
1991 7 1
1992 6 1
1993 7 1
1994 6 1
1995 8 2
1996 17 13
1997 12 8
1998 24 15
1999 35 55
2000 26 50
2001 31 62
2002 37 43
2003 47 168
2004 72 149
2005 48 139
2006 126 176
2007 121 183
2008 114 241
2009 161 424
2010 176 359
2011 184 278
2012 207 242
2013 159 232
2014 203 178
2015 212 663
2016 236 745
2017 243 991
2018 193 337
2019 210 462
2020 185 170

Biology

Middle East Technical University ranked 7th for Biology in Turkey and 883rd in the World with 2,386 publications made and 77,917 citations received. Main research topics: Biochemistry, Nutrition and Food Science, Nanotechnology, Paleontology, Botany.

Rank Ranking
#7 of 115 In Turkey
#278 of 2,011 In Asia
#883 of 4,578 In the World

Middle East Technical University
Biology Publications & Citations

Year Publications Citations
1990 13 19
1991 16 10
1992 19 6
1993 18 14
1994 22 25
1995 32 12
1996 18 15
1997 23 30
1998 25 20
1999 36 89
2000 47 116
2001 40 85
2002 55 136
2003 57 162
2004 59 165
2005 59 173
2006 52 166
2007 87 303
2008 64 224
2009 104 258
2010 110 420
2011 113 351
2012 125 335
2013 111 445
2014 145 415
2015 139 669
2016 151 487
2017 144 424
2018 123 415
2019 110 429
2020 133 284
Speciality Turkey rank Asia rank World rank
Nutrition and Food Science 5 55 201
Paleontology 2 21 244
Wildlife and Fisheries Management & Conservation 5 51 355
Horticulture 16 214 618
Nanotechnology 2 218 627
Biophysics 1 177 661
Astrobiology 2 85 706
Botany 12 219 708
Agricultural Science 12 215 721
Biochemistry 6 222 745
Biotechnology 8 264 847
Microbiology 9 265 868
Bioinformatics and Computational biology 9 281 919
Zoology 9 209 972
Genetics 8 304 977
Molecular Biology 7 401 1075
Oncology and Cancer research 25 426 1112
Pharmacology 28 498 1206

Liberal Arts & Social Sciences

Middle East Technical University ranked 2nd for Liberal Arts & Social Sciences in Turkey and 631st in the World with 2,264 publications made and 44,362 citations received. Main research topics: Demography, Political Science, Education Majors, Sociology, Political Economy.

Rank Ranking
#2 of 116 In Turkey
#60 of 1,916 In Asia
#631 of 5,152 In the World

Middle East Technical University
Liberal Arts & Social Sciences Publications & Citations

Year Publications Citations
1990 5 4
1991 8 7
1992 5 2
1993 3 1
1994 13 4
1995 12 11
1996 15 5
1997 13 5
1998 18 80
1999 24 61
2000 27 54
2001 26 27
2002 36 89
2003 33 76
2004 49 58
2005 53 152
2006 72 283
2007 79 136
2008 63 117
2009 85 286
2010 124 305
2011 98 160
2012 94 380
2013 138 360
2014 155 256
2015 130 150
2016 173 196
2017 131 162
2018 127 160
2019 182 184
2020 161 161

Mathematics

Middle East Technical University ranked 1st for Mathematics in Turkey and 322nd in the World with 1,858 publications made and 46,809 citations received. Main research topics: Math Teachers, Applied Mathematics, Econometrics and Mathematical Economics, Statistics, Operations Research.

Rank Ranking
#1 of 100 In Turkey
#61 of 1,482 In Asia
#322 of 3,475 In the World

Middle East Technical University
Mathematics Publications & Citations

Year Publications Citations
1990 9 12
1991 7 1
1992 9 22
1993 8 9
1994 14 12
1995 8 12
1996 14 27
1997 10 24
1998 14 10
1999 19 22
2000 14 94
2001 27 45
2002 19 51
2003 32 60
2004 41 147
2005 50 126
2006 73 219
2007 70 325
2008 70 168
2009 81 447
2010 110 201
2011 98 193
2012 100 184
2013 115 305
2014 125 173
2015 100 181
2016 125 188
2017 116 234
2018 101 259
2019 93 129
2020 94 141
Speciality Turkey rank Asia rank World rank
Math Teachers 1 14 100
Operations Research 3 61 242
Applied Mathematics 3 94 386
Econometrics and Mathematical Economics 2 59 412
Statistics 3 67 436
Blockchain and Cryptography 3 154 496
Actuarial Science 4 114 658

Psychology

Middle East Technical University ranked 2nd for Psychology in Turkey and 578th in the World with 1,468 publications made and 47,644 citations received. Main research topics: Social Psychology, Education Majors, Child Psychology, Clinical Psychology, Cognitive Science.

Rank Ranking
#2 of 101 In Turkey
#46 of 1,377 In Asia
#578 of 3,753 In the World

Middle East Technical University
Psychology Publications & Citations

Year Publications Citations
1990 3 0
1991 4 1
1992 9 15
1993 11 28
1994 10 7
1995 11 28
1996 6 1
1997 9 15
1998 8 12
1999 15 45
2000 19 33
2001 16 57
2002 24 105
2003 30 118
2004 29 104
2005 45 160
2006 45 227
2007 51 178
2008 41 151
2009 62 348
2010 100 380
2011 79 162
2012 75 438
2013 79 202
2014 95 250
2015 84 164
2016 109 192
2017 83 217
2018 75 120
2019 80 152
2020 80 62
Speciality Turkey rank Asia rank World rank
Education Majors 1 15 285
Child Psychology 1 17 425
Negotiation and Conflict Resolution 2 37 444
Social Psychology 1 25 446
Clinical Psychology 3 36 479
Organizational / Business / IO Psychology 4 53 506
Cognitive Science 2 55 668
Special Education 4 54 710

Economics

Middle East Technical University ranked 2nd for Economics in Turkey and 452nd in the World with 949 publications made and 20,749 citations received. Main research topics: Econometrics and Mathematical Economics, Development Studies, Investment Banking and Stock trading, Political Economy, Finance.

Rank Ranking
#2 of 71 In Turkey
#64 of 1,185 In Asia
#452 of 3,117 In the World

Middle East Technical University
Economics Publications & Citations

Year Publications Citations
1990 3 0
1991 1 0
1992 4 1
1993 2 1
1994 5 2
1995 6 2
1996 6 17
1997 8 13
1998 2 0
1999 8 4
2000 9 16
2001 15 15
2002 11 41
2003 18 101
2004 23 44
2005 23 43
2006 33 49
2007 35 126
2008 39 52
2009 44 166
2010 52 166
2011 49 134
2012 37 44
2013 51 205
2014 64 48
2015 42 48
2016 76 129
2017 71 199
2018 53 58
2019 57 75
2020 49 50

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Non-core subjects for Middle East Technical University

Speciality Turkey Asia World Rank
Graphic Design 1 14 164
Painting and Drawing 1 29 270
Sculpture 1 29 270
Interior Design 9 96 292
Illustration and Concept Art 1 29 299
Risk Management 1 45 349
International Business 2 60 383
Project Management 1 57 397
Supply Chain Management 5 114 406
Management 2 81 483
Real Estate 5 95 483
Art & Design 1 68 520
Business 2 73 539
Entrepreneurship 4 58 663
Entertainment Industry Business 5 102 710
Human Resource Management 4 122 751
Fashion Design 13 111 835
Dentistry 34 282 838
Healthcare Management (MHA) 7 127 855
Singing and Vocal Performance 6 215 899
Photography 9 202 927
Health Science 11 196 960
Sonography and Ultrasound 34 339 966
Marketing 14 230 1030
Physical Therapy 27 261 1065
Public Health 13 244 1125
Medicine 31 337 1127
Anatomy and Physiology 36 364 1181
Surgery 58 410 1276