Middle East Technical University: Rankings

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Middle East Technical University ranked 4th in Turkey, 581st in the global 2023 rating, and scored in the TOP 50% across 130 research topics. Middle East Technical University ranking is based on 3 factors: research output (EduRank's index has 24,747 academic publications and 553,016 citations attributed to the university), non-academic reputation, and the impact of 51 notable alumni.

Ranking Category
#581 of 14,131 In the World
#98 of 5,830 In Asia
#4 of 175 In Turkey
#3 of 16 In Ankara
#51 of 1,007 For Mining Engineering
#57 of 1,098 For Petroleum Engineering
#75 of 1,039 For Civil Engineering
#801 of 7,446 For Alumni Impact
#667 of 14,131 For Non-academic Prominence
Top50% For 127 other topics

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Engineering rankings

Middle East Technical University ranked 2nd for Engineering in Turkey and 360th in the World with 7,873 publications made and 154,058 citations received. Main research topics: Materials Science, Automation and Control engineering, Chemical Engineering, Structural Engineering, Optical Engineering.

Engineering ranking Location
#2 of 128 In Turkey
#125 of 2,117 In Asia
#360 of 4,624 In the World

Middle East Technical University
Engineering Publications & Citations

Year Engineering publications Engineering citations
1991 52 30
1992 37 19
1993 35 15
1994 50 38
1995 29 27
1996 78 77
1997 86 80
1998 87 121
1999 94 154
2000 112 171
2001 118 201
2002 113 151
2003 163 302
2004 186 426
2005 187 533
2006 245 456
2007 310 783
2008 302 694
2009 329 564
2010 374 668
2011 377 653
2012 358 712
2013 379 750
2014 407 594
2015 400 546
2016 486 801
2017 431 696
2018 462 904
2019 432 686
2020 343 532
2021 417 231

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

Engineering subfield Turkey ranking Asia ranking World rank
Mining Engineering 2 24 51
Petroleum Engineering 1 22 57
Civil Engineering 2 27 75
Geotechnical Engineering 1 39 86
Structural Engineering 1 53 122
Construction Management 1 26 124
Aerospace Engineering 1 27 143
Firefighting and Fire Science 1 36 149
Industrial Engineering 2 44 178
Robotics 1 51 186
Environmental Engineering 3 67 197
Architecture 1 35 200
Operations Research 4 62 233
Technical Drawing 1 84 270
Landscape Architecture 6 55 288
Architectural Engineering 3 77 299
Metallurgical Engineering 4 130 303
Transportation Engineering 2 89 342
Electrical Engineering 1 118 342
Nuclear Engineering 8 122 342
Systems Engineering 3 81 343
Product and Industrial Design 3 83 350
Engineering Management 1 68 351
Remote Sensing 2 70 353
Renewable Energy Engineering 8 119 354
Mechanical Engineering 3 115 360
Materials Science 1 148 361
Biomedical Engineering 2 91 366
Chemical Engineering 2 175 368
Telecommunications 4 107 376
Reliability and Quality Engineering 3 115 410
Aviation 5 75 417
Computer Networking 3 142 427
Automation and Control engineering 2 165 436
Acoustical Engineering 1 135 446
Human-Computer Interaction 1 69 449
Electronic Engineering 2 146 453
Marine Engineering 5 151 462
Polymer science and Plastics engineering 5 121 506
Computer Engineering 3 174 538
Automotive Engineering 11 213 560
Nanotechnology 2 208 601
Optical Engineering 4 187 638
Biochemical Engineering 6 174 678
Agricultural Engineering 13 311 717
Biotechnology 7 230 771
Applied/Engineering Physics 6 316 933

Physics rankings

Middle East Technical University ranked 1st for Physics in Turkey and 432nd in the World with 6,160 publications made and 128,279 citations received. Main research topics: Materials Science, Quantum and Particle physics, Optical Engineering, Theoretical Physics, Atomic and Molecular physics.

Physics ranking Location
#1 of 121 In Turkey
#134 of 1,879 In Asia
#432 of 4,082 In the World

Middle East Technical University
Physics Publications & Citations

Year Physics publications Physics citations
1991 44 19
1992 29 12
1993 24 7
1994 55 34
1995 32 19
1996 82 66
1997 86 101
1998 104 100
1999 104 123
2000 117 128
2001 146 164
2002 150 132
2003 180 237
2004 165 240
2005 180 293
2006 219 279
2007 226 470
2008 241 400
2009 250 428
2010 243 544
2011 267 648
2012 259 592
2013 257 676
2014 275 1114
2015 221 533
2016 313 684
2017 288 685
2018 355 1283
2019 331 944
2020 236 417
2021 288 173

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

Physics subfield Turkey ranking Asia ranking World rank
Theoretical Physics 1 38 249
Nuclear Physics 1 39 297
Quantum and Particle physics 1 50 305
Materials Science 1 148 361
Atomic and Molecular physics 1 75 407
Astrophysics and Astronomy 4 66 425
Acoustical Engineering 1 135 446
Condensed Matter Physics 4 150 534
Nanotechnology 2 208 601
Optical Engineering 4 187 638
Astrobiology 2 75 656
Biophysics 1 198 710
Applied/Engineering Physics 6 316 933

Chemistry rankings

Middle East Technical University ranked 1st for Chemistry in Turkey and 429th in the World with 6,139 publications made and 148,685 citations received. Main research topics: Materials Science, Chemical Engineering, Inorganic Chemistry, Organic Chemistry, Radiochemistry.

Chemistry ranking Location
#1 of 117 In Turkey
#138 of 2,014 In Asia
#429 of 4,317 In the World

Middle East Technical University
Chemistry Publications & Citations

Year Chemistry publications Chemistry citations
1991 51 35
1992 38 21
1993 31 21
1994 42 33
1995 31 21
1996 86 86
1997 88 105
1998 95 139
1999 103 204
2000 110 166
2001 150 259
2002 144 228
2003 190 375
2004 192 337
2005 168 343
2006 200 428
2007 221 593
2008 252 652
2009 264 659
2010 252 771
2011 278 736
2012 262 654
2013 286 562
2014 276 567
2015 230 433
2016 298 572
2017 289 629
2018 306 819
2019 323 728
2020 243 363
2021 308 216

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

Chemistry subfield Turkey ranking Asia ranking World rank
Radiochemistry 3 94 141
Nutrition and Food Science 5 62 220
Petrology and Geochemistry 3 46 296
Computational Chemistry 1 53 300
Inorganic Chemistry 1 122 319
Physical chemistry 1 84 355
Materials Science 1 148 361
Chemical Engineering 2 175 368
Environmental Chemistry 3 97 409
Organic Chemistry 4 142 454
Pharmacy 1 147 505
Polymer science and Plastics engineering 5 121 506
Nanotechnology 2 208 601
Biochemical Engineering 6 174 678
Biochemistry 6 224 748

Computer Science rankings

Middle East Technical University ranked 1st for Computer Science in Turkey and 528th in the World with 2,862 publications made and 65,492 citations received. Main research topics: Artificial Intelligence (AI), Computer Vision, Computational Linguistics, Machine Learning, Blockchain and Cryptography.

Computer Science ranking Location
#1 of 105 In Turkey
#111 of 1,936 In Asia
#528 of 4,392 In the World

Middle East Technical University
Computer Science Publications & Citations

Year Computer Science publications Computer Science citations
1991 6 1
1992 3 1
1993 5 1
1994 7 1
1995 4 1
1996 17 12
1997 11 5
1998 26 14
1999 34 57
2000 25 28
2001 26 60
2002 29 37
2003 45 57
2004 69 130
2005 47 106
2006 103 125
2007 101 155
2008 99 181
2009 151 635
2010 169 417
2011 165 260
2012 183 190
2013 140 141
2014 173 145
2015 173 565
2016 190 654
2017 167 604
2018 156 318
2019 176 413
2020 162 155
2021 180 4401

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

Environmental Science rankings

Middle East Technical University ranked 2nd for Environmental Science in Turkey and 357th in the World with 2,795 publications made and 90,266 citations received. Main research topics: Geology, Environmental Management, Geography and Cartography, Geotechnical Engineering, Earth science and Geophysics.

Environmental Science ranking Location
#2 of 98 In Turkey
#62 of 1,655 In Asia
#357 of 4,023 In the World

Middle East Technical University
Environmental Science Publications & Citations

Year Environmental Science publications Environmental Science citations
1991 26 57
1992 17 8
1993 16 24
1994 16 30
1995 15 19
1996 40 55
1997 38 63
1998 38 80
1999 45 80
2000 62 129
2001 62 221
2002 49 140
2003 95 288
2004 77 254
2005 62 167
2006 94 294
2007 92 282
2008 110 293
2009 104 609
2010 130 464
2011 109 358
2012 133 323
2013 122 253
2014 154 386
2015 159 301
2016 158 385
2017 150 254
2018 114 204
2019 123 245
2020 125 211
2021 142 126

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

Liberal Arts & Social Sciences rankings

Middle East Technical University ranked 2nd for Liberal Arts & Social Sciences in Turkey and 613th in the World with 2,016 publications made and 45,608 citations received. Main research topics: Demography, Political Science, Education Majors, Sociology, Political Economy.

Liberal Arts & Social Sciences ranking Location
#2 of 118 In Turkey
#66 of 1,903 In Asia
#613 of 5,073 In the World

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

Year Liberal Arts & Social Sciences publications Liberal Arts & Social Sciences citations
1991 5 6
1992 3 1
1993 1 1
1994 9 3
1995 6 6
1996 12 3
1997 13 7
1998 18 82
1999 22 63
2000 23 30
2001 21 26
2002 31 73
2003 28 81
2004 44 57
2005 45 96
2006 57 240
2007 64 135
2008 61 103
2009 78 554
2010 123 326
2011 83 139
2012 82 193
2013 112 280
2014 139 178
2015 107 133
2016 159 179
2017 112 147
2018 111 279
2019 152 158
2020 124 168
2021 137 45

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

Biology rankings

Middle East Technical University ranked 7th for Biology in Turkey and 908th in the World with 1,978 publications made and 72,299 citations received. Main research topics: Biochemistry, Nutrition and Food Science, Nanotechnology, Paleontology, Botany.

Biology ranking Location
#7 of 115 In Turkey
#291 of 1,987 In Asia
#908 of 4,496 In the World

Middle East Technical University
Biology Publications & Citations

Year Biology publications Biology citations
1991 15 10
1992 10 2
1993 5 3
1994 12 6
1995 16 4
1996 16 14
1997 23 29
1998 23 17
1999 32 82
2000 42 95
2001 31 76
2002 37 86
2003 55 153
2004 46 146
2005 46 126
2006 47 159
2007 70 261
2008 54 159
2009 77 201
2010 101 412
2011 102 357
2012 103 252
2013 90 288
2014 117 337
2015 112 609
2016 127 405
2017 107 272
2018 95 348
2019 96 404
2020 109 254
2021 108 4313

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

Biology subfield Turkey ranking Asia ranking World rank
Nutrition and Food Science 5 62 220
Paleontology 3 24 256
Wildlife and Fisheries Management & Conservation 8 70 461
Nanotechnology 2 208 601
Astrobiology 2 75 656
Biophysics 1 198 710
Agricultural Science 14 227 734
Botany 14 238 744
Biochemistry 6 224 748
Biotechnology 7 230 771
Microbiology 9 264 861
Bioinformatics and Computational biology 9 301 963
Genetics 8 337 1041
Molecular Biology 9 426 1119
Oncology and Cancer research 26 439 1120
Pharmacology 27 485 1165

Mathematics rankings

Middle East Technical University ranked 1st for Mathematics in Turkey and 309th in the World with 1,583 publications made and 46,757 citations received. Main research topics: Math Teachers, Applied Mathematics, Econometrics and Mathematical Economics, Statistics, Blockchain and Cryptography.

Mathematics ranking Location
#1 of 102 In Turkey
#59 of 1,446 In Asia
#309 of 3,376 In the World

Middle East Technical University
Mathematics Publications & Citations

Year Mathematics publications Mathematics citations
1991 6 1
1992 4 1
1993 4 6
1994 10 9
1995 4 2
1996 13 30
1997 9 21
1998 13 9
1999 18 22
2000 13 94
2001 18 38
2002 18 45
2003 26 55
2004 34 101
2005 42 108
2006 54 182
2007 60 309
2008 62 148
2009 75 653
2010 92 165
2011 81 165
2012 87 175
2013 88 231
2014 110 156
2015 89 172
2016 115 155
2017 79 189
2018 86 217
2019 78 89
2020 72 134
2021 87 33

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

Mathematics subfield Turkey ranking Asia ranking World rank
Math Teachers 1 14 83
Operations Research 4 62 233
Applied Mathematics 3 106 414
Statistics 3 61 416
Econometrics and Mathematical Economics 2 65 422
Blockchain and Cryptography 1 148 492
Actuarial Science 3 111 634

Psychology rankings

Middle East Technical University ranked 2nd for Psychology in Turkey and 547th in the World with 1,290 publications made and 49,468 citations received. Main research topics: Social Psychology, Education Majors, Child Psychology, Clinical Psychology, Cognitive Science.

Psychology ranking Location
#2 of 102 In Turkey
#47 of 1,345 In Asia
#547 of 3,654 In the World

Middle East Technical University
Psychology Publications & Citations

Year Psychology publications Psychology citations
1991 4 1
1992 2 1
1993 6 25
1994 7 6
1995 3 5
1996 6 1
1997 9 16
1998 7 11
1999 14 47
2000 18 32
2001 10 34
2002 23 94
2003 29 113
2004 27 100
2005 43 160
2006 37 195
2007 47 256
2008 36 146
2009 61 589
2010 100 413
2011 73 141
2012 66 244
2013 66 167
2014 87 164
2015 77 151
2016 84 162
2017 62 177
2018 57 95
2019 64 159
2020 60 56
2021 74 18

The following table provides academic rankings for Middle East Technical University in various areas of Psychology.

Psychology subfield Turkey ranking Asia ranking World rank
Education Majors 2 14 238
Child Psychology 1 16 390
Social Psychology 1 26 426
Negotiation and Conflict Resolution 2 39 450
Clinical Psychology 3 35 452
Organizational / Business / IO Psychology 6 71 553
Special Education 3 37 628
Cognitive Science 2 57 657

Economics rankings

Middle East Technical University ranked 2nd for Economics in Turkey and 461st in the World with 821 publications made and 18,820 citations received. Main research topics: Econometrics and Mathematical Economics, Development Studies, Investment Banking and Stock trading, Political Economy, Finance.

Economics ranking Location
#2 of 72 In Turkey
#72 of 1,160 In Asia
#461 of 3,039 In the World

Middle East Technical University
Economics Publications & Citations

Year Economics publications Economics citations
1991 1 0
1992 2 0
1993 2 1
1994 4 1
1995 4 2
1996 5 17
1997 7 12
1998 2 0
1999 7 4
2000 8 15
2001 12 12
2002 11 41
2003 15 93
2004 18 41
2005 19 26
2006 23 26
2007 28 127
2008 35 48
2009 32 79
2010 53 138
2011 45 121
2012 30 80
2013 42 158
2014 48 37
2015 39 48
2016 73 124
2017 63 145
2018 43 63
2019 47 51
2020 35 44
2021 49 30

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

Art & Design rankings

Middle East Technical University ranked 1st for Art & Design in Turkey and 454th in the World with 512 publications made and 13,154 citations received. Main research topics: Multimedia, Architecture, Graphic Design, UX/UI Desgin, Game Design and Development.

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
#1 of 44 In Turkey
#55 of 942 In Asia
#454 of 2,700 In the World

Middle East Technical University
Art & Design Publications & Citations

Year Art & Design publications Art & Design citations
1991 1 0
1992 1 0
1993 0 0
1994 2 1
1995 0 0
1996 4 6
1997 1 0
1998 3 1
1999 4 1
2000 5 12
2001 6 35
2002 2 0
2003 3 0
2004 9 4
2005 12 29
2006 20 11
2007 27 54
2008 23 18
2009 36 465
2010 23 39
2011 25 63
2012 20 49
2013 28 45
2014 29 21
2015 32 35
2016 36 42
2017 37 24
2018 31 22
2019 30 32
2020 24 15
2021 36 4

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

Art & Design subfield Turkey ranking Asia ranking World rank
Graphic Design 1 12 158
Architecture 1 35 200
Game Design and Development 1 34 228
Painting and Drawing 1 35 272
Sculpture 1 35 272
Landscape Architecture 6 55 288
Illustration and Concept Art 2 41 310
Interior Design 10 103 314
Animation 7 96 388
Multimedia 1 68 428
Computer Graphics 3 119 441
UX/UI Desgin 2 69 455
Entertainment Industry Business 4 88 640
Aesthetics 2 92 649
Fashion Design 12 124 848
Photography 11 229 993
Singing and Vocal Performance 7 286 996

Other rankings

Non-core subjects for Middle East Technical University

Speciality Turkey Asia World Rank
Risk Management 1 47 332
International Business 1 60 363
Project Management 1 54 368
Supply Chain Management 5 121 436
Real Estate 5 91 457
Management 2 84 479
Business 2 75 543
Human Resource Management 6 142 776
Orthodontics 33 271 832
Entrepreneurship 5 126 864
Dentistry 34 291 864
Sonography and Ultrasound 32 319 916
Health Science 13 207 990
Physical Therapy 24 247 1008
Marketing 16 267 1106
Medicine 31 337 1124
Public Health 14 283 1219
Surgery 59 431 1300