With the publication of "World University Rankings by Subject", United Kingdom centered firm QS (Quacquarelli Symonds) has announced their evaluation of world universities in 29 subjects under 5 fundamental categories at June 2012. The list consists of the top 200 universities of each subject.

The evaluation was conducted with respect to the following criteria:

  • Academic reputation (survey reflecting academics' opinions)
  • Employer reputation (survey reflecting employers' opinions)
  • Citation per publication (Scopus 2006 - 2010)


Within the list announced, METU, ITU and Boğaziçi University have placed in the first 200 under 6 different subjects and Bilkent University and Istanbul University under 4 and 2 subjects respectively.

METU Civil Engineering Depatment is the only department from Turkey that is placed in the first 100 in the world.

METU departments/subjects' ranking listed in the first 200 of QS University Rankings by Subject are given below:

Department/subject of METU

World rank

Civil Engineering


Chemical Engineering


Electrical Engineering


Mechanical Engineering


Statistics & Operational Research





We congratulate our Department of Civil Engineering for being listed in the top 100; Departments of Chemical Engineering, Electrical and Electronics Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, and departments in the Statistics & Operational Research and Education fields for being listed in the top 200.

Last Updated:

10/10/2013 - 14:45