University of Tehran: Rankings

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The University of Tehran ranked 1st in Iran, 369th in the global 2023 rating, and scored in the TOP 100 across 21 research topics. The University of Tehran ranking is based on 3 factors: research output (EduRank's index has 59,439 publications and 833,403 citations attributed to the university), non-academic reputation, and the impact of 374 notable alumni.

Rank Ranking
#369 of 14,131 In the World
#49 of 5,830 In Asia
#1 of 310 In Iran
#1 of 37 In Tehran
#4 of 1,122 For Agricultural Engineering
#36 of 1,008 For Operations Research
#42 of 1,310 For Metallurgical Engineering
#102 of 7,353 For Alumni Impact
#717 of 14,131 For Non-academic Prominence
Top100 For 18 other topics

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Engineering

The University of Tehran ranked 2nd for Engineering in Iran and 181st in the World with 19,123 publications made and 313,441 citations received. Main research topics: Materials Science, Chemical Engineering, Automation and Control engineering, Metallurgical Engineering, Electronic Engineering.

Rank Ranking
#2 of 104 In Iran
#71 of 2,117 In Asia
#181 of 4,624 In the World

University of Tehran
Engineering Publications & Citations

Year Publications Citations
1991 6 1
1992 4 8
1993 8 1
1994 10 1
1995 8 4
1996 15 3
1997 27 17
1998 23 27
1999 21 10
2000 53 24
2001 66 77
2002 98 93
2003 184 151
2004 233 164
2005 299 291
2006 398 446
2007 445 739
2008 617 947
2009 699 1200
2010 821 1740
2011 901 2069
2012 1086 1765
2013 1085 2072
2014 1363 3083
2015 1413 3200
2016 1483 3992
2017 1435 4162
2018 1448 4020
2019 1592 4352
2020 1563 3311
2021 1662 1624
Speciality Iran rank Asia rank World rank
Agricultural Engineering 1 1 4
Operations Research 2 5 36
Metallurgical Engineering 1 28 42
Petroleum Engineering 3 16 49
Environmental Engineering 1 16 50
Renewable Energy Engineering 2 17 54
Geotechnical Engineering 2 32 70
Reliability and Quality Engineering 3 24 73
Industrial Engineering 2 21 80
Systems Engineering 1 18 90
Architectural Engineering 2 24 96
Automotive Engineering 3 38 100
Civil Engineering 2 35 107
Mining Engineering 4 45 108
Structural Engineering 5 50 116
Nuclear Engineering 2 42 121
Automation and Control engineering 4 53 128
Electronic Engineering 1 46 135
Construction Management 2 31 138
Landscape Architecture 1 23 148
Mechanical Engineering 1 52 149
Marine Engineering 3 51 157
Chemical Engineering 4 81 158
Electrical Engineering 2 59 173
Computer Engineering 1 51 175
Materials Science 2 75 176
Transportation Engineering 2 50 201
Remote Sensing 1 42 205
Biotechnology 2 39 210
Robotics 3 64 220
Architecture 2 43 231
Technical Drawing 2 85 271
Engineering Management 2 55 302
Biochemical Engineering 2 53 302
Computer Networking 5 104 321
Acoustical Engineering 5 100 330
Telecommunications 4 95 339
Biomedical Engineering 3 84 344
Applied/Engineering Physics 1 100 377
Nanotechnology 3 136 388
Firefighting and Fire Science 6 123 400
Product and Industrial Design 2 99 425
Aviation 3 77 425
Aerospace Engineering 4 108 493
Polymer science and Plastics engineering 4 144 558
Optical Engineering 4 156 564
Human-Computer Interaction 3 192 865

Chemistry

The University of Tehran ranked 2nd for Chemistry in Iran and 254th in the World with 14,193 publications made and 276,252 citations received. Main research topics: Materials Science, Chemical Engineering, Radiochemistry, Inorganic Chemistry, Nutrition and Food Science.

Rank Ranking
#2 of 99 In Iran
#80 of 2,014 In Asia
#254 of 4,317 In the World

University of Tehran
Chemistry Publications & Citations

Year Publications Citations
1991 4 1
1992 3 8
1993 11 2
1994 12 2
1995 8 4
1996 19 13
1997 26 35
1998 34 42
1999 34 64
2000 47 64
2001 69 109
2002 63 92
2003 108 254
2004 140 179
2005 155 284
2006 235 471
2007 330 925
2008 442 901
2009 496 976
2010 588 1540
2011 646 1806
2012 788 1574
2013 788 1806
2014 919 2318
2015 988 2568
2016 1059 3095
2017 1042 3241
2018 1140 3051
2019 1247 3608
2020 1261 2815
2021 1345 1144

Physics

The University of Tehran ranked 2nd for Physics in Iran and 286th in the World with 10,603 publications made and 186,048 citations received. Main research topics: Materials Science, Nanotechnology, Optical Engineering, Biophysics, Quantum and Particle physics.

Rank Ranking
#2 of 96 In Iran
#85 of 1,879 In Asia
#286 of 4,082 In the World

University of Tehran
Physics Publications & Citations

Year Publications Citations
1991 4 0
1992 4 8
1993 5 1
1994 7 1
1995 5 4
1996 20 7
1997 23 18
1998 20 24
1999 20 11
2000 37 17
2001 43 27
2002 34 34
2003 55 75
2004 105 96
2005 120 155
2006 154 257
2007 198 417
2008 320 547
2009 344 562
2010 425 1025
2011 473 1308
2012 595 1139
2013 566 1205
2014 704 1698
2015 755 2072
2016 817 2410
2017 814 2485
2018 906 2364
2019 1010 2763
2020 978 1949
2021 991 869
Speciality Iran rank Asia rank World rank
Materials Science 2 75 176
Acoustical Engineering 5 100 330
Applied/Engineering Physics 1 100 377
Nanotechnology 3 136 388
Theoretical Physics 7 83 394
Biophysics 1 104 476
Quantum and Particle physics 5 115 511
Nuclear Physics 4 125 525
Medical Physics 7 109 547
Optical Engineering 4 156 564
Atomic and Molecular physics 5 175 711
Condensed Matter Physics 11 258 795
Astrobiology 3 164 964

Biology

The University of Tehran ranked 3rd for Biology in Iran and 430th in the World with 10,582 publications made and 180,649 citations received. Main research topics: Botany, Agricultural Science, Nutrition and Food Science, Biochemistry, Horticulture.

Rank Ranking
#3 of 93 In Iran
#95 of 1,987 In Asia
#430 of 4,496 In the World

University of Tehran
Biology Publications & Citations

Year Publications Citations
1991 10 4
1992 5 3
1993 7 4
1994 7 1
1995 5 1
1996 15 10
1997 12 17
1998 22 13
1999 14 11
2000 56 49
2001 48 84
2002 53 85
2003 97 219
2004 105 152
2005 142 264
2006 188 476
2007 303 869
2008 399 975
2009 429 820
2010 469 1146
2011 538 1084
2012 593 1049
2013 637 1025
2014 712 1114
2015 769 1249
2016 787 1607
2017 743 1742
2018 733 1624
2019 749 1498
2020 848 1680
2021 957 610
Speciality Iran rank Asia rank World rank
Horticulture 2 15 59
Toxicology 2 6 63
Nutrition and Food Science 2 23 99
Agricultural Science 2 21 104
Animal Science 2 13 114
Botany 1 39 189
Biotechnology 2 39 210
Forestry 1 41 290
Paleontology 1 32 308
Microbiology 3 61 310
Wildlife and Fisheries Management & Conservation 2 48 331
Zoology 1 28 344
Nanotechnology 3 136 388
Biophysics 1 104 476
Virology 5 124 486
Pharmacology 8 168 505
Bioinformatics and Computational biology 5 118 530
Bioethics/Medical Ethics 6 68 576
Biochemistry 1 150 590
Genetics 2 147 607
Oncology and Cancer research 9 212 617
Immunology 9 202 686
Molecular Biology 3 230 687
Neuroscience 3 164 713
Entomology 5 153 731
Evolutionary Biology 1 130 743
Astrobiology 3 164 964

Medicine

The University of Tehran ranked 8th for Medicine in Iran and 555th in the World with 9,506 publications made and 118,042 citations received. Main research topics: Clinical Psychology, Physical Therapy, Oncology and Cancer research, Surgery, Pharmacology.

Rank Ranking
#8 of 97 In Iran
#145 of 1,964 In Asia
#555 of 4,739 In the World

University of Tehran
Medicine Publications & Citations

Year Publications Citations
1991 11 8
1992 9 7
1993 3 3
1994 9 8
1995 6 1
1996 9 7
1997 18 13
1998 18 14
1999 21 21
2000 33 43
2001 31 33
2002 34 37
2003 57 74
2004 67 108
2005 110 163
2006 99 227
2007 290 537
2008 467 864
2009 322 494
2010 391 703
2011 546 766
2012 522 762
2013 499 578
2014 651 672
2015 670 1423
2016 709 673
2017 636 745
2018 685 1047
2019 704 776
2020 813 1201
2021 914 500
Speciality Iran rank Asia rank World rank
Toxicology 2 6 63
Veterinary 3 9 76
Clinical Psychology 3 15 269
Biomedical Engineering 3 84 344
Neurosurgery 3 114 359
Occupational Therapy 4 47 365
Sports Medicine 3 44 368
Ophthalmology 6 117 370
Dermatology 6 92 371
Dentistry 11 114 373
Physical Therapy 6 52 403
Plastic Surgery 6 120 418
Sports / Exercise science 5 37 437
Sonography and Ultrasound 4 114 440
Urology 8 139 442
Cosmetology 8 120 445
Audiology 2 65 462
Orthodontics 10 146 480
Virology 5 124 486
Pharmacy 5 143 496
Pharmacology 8 168 505
Paramedicine and Emergency medicine 10 96 513
Medical Physics 7 109 547
Epidemiology 11 120 549
Anatomy and Physiology 4 133 552
Pediatrics 12 140 558
Optometry 8 142 560
Gastroenterology and Hepatology 10 206 563
Radiology and Nuclear medicine 6 200 567
Bioethics/Medical Ethics 6 68 576
Healthcare Management (MHA) 9 74 578
Forensic Science 4 152 580
Radiation Therapy 8 198 586
Nursing 12 78 586
Surgery 7 192 587
Pathology 7 198 600
Public Health 10 97 602
Obstetrics and Gynecology (OB-GYN) 13 133 604
Oncology and Cancer research 9 212 617
Cardiology 7 184 622
Health Science 8 102 627
Anesthesiology 11 207 636
Psychiatry 9 85 641
Immunology 9 202 686
Respiratory Therapy 11 195 690
Family medicine 14 140 710
Critical Care Nursing 9 165 712
Gerontology 15 131 744

Environmental Science

The University of Tehran ranked 1st for Environmental Science in Iran and 214th in the World with 7,696 publications made and 107,061 citations received. Main research topics: Geology, Geography and Cartography, Environmental Management, Agricultural Science, Hydrology and Water resources management.

Rank Ranking
#1 of 89 In Iran
#29 of 1,655 In Asia
#214 of 4,023 In the World

University of Tehran
Environmental Science Publications & Citations

Year Publications Citations
1991 0 0
1992 0 0
1993 3 1
1994 2 0
1995 0 0
1996 8 6
1997 5 14
1998 12 10
1999 5 5
2000 22 17
2001 26 48
2002 21 12
2003 43 84
2004 52 111
2005 48 145
2006 90 191
2007 130 306
2008 189 518
2009 307 493
2010 351 794
2011 340 716
2012 459 620
2013 515 705
2014 550 802
2015 638 1026
2016 655 1173
2017 629 986
2018 560 968
2019 611 956
2020 649 918
2021 734 484

Computer Science

The University of Tehran ranked 2nd for Computer Science in Iran and 392nd in the World with 5,797 publications made and 65,001 citations received. Main research topics: Artificial Intelligence (AI), Management Information Systems, Machine Learning, Computer Vision, Computer Networking.

Rank Ranking
#2 of 88 In Iran
#79 of 1,936 In Asia
#392 of 4,392 In the World

University of Tehran
Computer Science Publications & Citations

Year Publications Citations
1991 2 0
1992 1 0
1993 0 0
1994 2 0
1995 4 0
1996 4 2
1997 10 6
1998 8 7
1999 6 1
2000 14 6
2001 12 9
2002 42 30
2003 56 47
2004 64 28
2005 106 88
2006 131 74
2007 174 134
2008 241 243
2009 256 322
2010 292 460
2011 282 484
2012 365 421
2013 371 447
2014 371 509
2015 414 411
2016 406 587
2017 369 618
2018 356 957
2019 463 1060
2020 473 776
2021 493 506

Liberal Arts & Social Sciences

The University of Tehran ranked 3rd for Liberal Arts & Social Sciences in Iran and 485th in the World with 4,736 publications made and 42,545 citations received. Main research topics: Demography, Political Science, Sociology, Communications and Public Relations, Law.

Rank Ranking
#3 of 83 In Iran
#38 of 1,903 In Asia
#485 of 5,073 In the World

University of Tehran
Liberal Arts & Social Sciences Publications & Citations

Year Publications Citations
1991 2 1
1992 1 0
1993 1 0
1994 1 2
1995 1 0
1996 5 9
1997 2 2
1998 1 0
1999 5 10
2000 7 10
2001 4 13
2002 5 3
2003 9 9
2004 17 12
2005 28 15
2006 36 68
2007 85 384
2008 118 335
2009 103 157
2010 149 177
2011 219 350
2012 312 236
2013 277 208
2014 336 237
2015 346 439
2016 358 290
2017 387 261
2018 465 356
2019 455 403
2020 488 400
2021 484 286

Business

The University of Tehran ranked 2nd for Business in Iran and 248th in the World with 4,068 publications made and 50,109 citations received. Main research topics: Operations Research, Management Information Systems, Supply Chain Management, Marketing, Management.

Rank Ranking
#2 of 70 In Iran
#24 of 1,599 In Asia
#248 of 4,001 In the World

University of Tehran
Business Publications & Citations

Year Publications Citations
1991 1 0
1992 0 0
1993 1 0
1994 1 0
1995 0 0
1996 0 0
1997 1 0
1998 1 1
1999 4 0
2000 1 0
2001 4 1
2002 2 1
2003 7 4
2004 7 1
2005 14 12
2006 22 23
2007 56 143
2008 84 184
2009 124 219
2010 143 359
2011 199 426
2012 244 446
2013 301 348
2014 338 494
2015 387 558
2016 392 602
2017 290 571
2018 378 613
2019 303 394
2020 362 462
2021 400 240

Psychology

The University of Tehran ranked 3rd for Psychology in Iran and 523rd in the World with 3,138 publications made and 28,374 citations received. Main research topics: Clinical Psychology, Social Psychology, Child Psychology, Psychiatry, Neuroscience.

Rank Ranking
#3 of 78 In Iran
#43 of 1,345 In Asia
#523 of 3,654 In the World

University of Tehran
Psychology Publications & Citations

Year Publications Citations
1991 0 0
1992 0 0
1993 0 0
1994 0 0
1995 2 0
1996 3 7
1997 2 2
1998 1 1
1999 2 6
2000 5 7
2001 8 15
2002 5 0
2003 14 26
2004 9 6
2005 25 18
2006 22 38
2007 38 62
2008 61 96
2009 55 118
2010 156 249
2011 454 598
2012 199 235
2013 145 168
2014 195 169
2015 250 154
2016 255 164
2017 223 156
2018 251 174
2019 245 122
2020 272 173
2021 223 127
Speciality Iran rank Asia rank World rank
Organizational / Business / IO Psychology 3 19 255
Clinical Psychology 3 15 269
Occupational Therapy 4 47 365
Negotiation and Conflict Resolution 2 34 422
Child Psychology 2 19 434
Social Psychology 2 30 461
Cognitive Science 2 41 567
Psychiatry 9 85 641
Special Education 6 50 679
Sexology 3 47 705
Neuroscience 3 164 713
Education Majors 2 82 733

Mathematics

The University of Tehran ranked 2nd for Mathematics in Iran and 233rd in the World with 2,666 publications made and 39,020 citations received. Main research topics: Operations Research, Statistics, Blockchain and Cryptography, Econometrics and Mathematical Economics, Math Teachers.

Rank Ranking
#2 of 70 In Iran
#41 of 1,446 In Asia
#233 of 3,376 In the World

University of Tehran
Mathematics Publications & Citations

Year Publications Citations
1991 0 0
1992 0 0
1993 1 0
1994 0 0
1995 0 0
1996 1 0
1997 1 0
1998 2 1
1999 5 0
2000 6 13
2001 3 5
2002 6 2
2003 13 4
2004 21 6
2005 40 37
2006 50 34
2007 65 270
2008 92 157
2009 109 215
2010 126 220
2011 177 357
2012 165 257
2013 159 234
2014 207 356
2015 228 312
2016 187 389
2017 181 329
2018 203 370
2019 177 370
2020 217 341
2021 221 173
Speciality Iran rank Asia rank World rank
Operations Research 2 5 36
Statistics 1 20 226
Econometrics and Mathematical Economics 1 21 239
Math Teachers 2 65 385
Applied Mathematics 7 103 405
Blockchain and Cryptography 5 118 409
Actuarial Science 2 66 460

Other rankings

Non-core subjects for the University of Tehran

Speciality Iran Asia World Rank
Environmental Economics 2 17 82
International Economics 1 22 157
Interior Design 2 51 168
Agricultural Economics 2 55 246
Economics 2 35 304
Photography 1 57 362
Development Studies 1 59 388
Music 1 48 458
Literature 3 53 464
Graphic Design 1 84 529
Cinematography 2 64 565
Art & Design 2 98 645
Painting and Drawing 5 135 675
Sculpture 5 135 675
Creative Writing 3 67 694
Illustration and Concept Art 5 160 750
Fashion Design 2 133 867
Performing arts 2 75 894